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Hardware Requirements

For an installation where the solution is used by ten users or less and with a low volume of transactions, it is possible to install both database and application servers on a single server instance. This is not recommended for any installation with greater than ten users.

Component Minimum Recommended
Server 64-bit system 64-bit system
Processor Dual core, 2.5 gigahertz (GHz)

Dual processors that are each 3 GHz or faster


Quad Core that are each 2.5 GHz or faster

RAM 4 gigabyte (GB) (Windows minimum) 4 GB or faster depending on the expected number of concurrent users.

NTFS file system–formatted partition with a minimum of 10 GB of free space

NTFS file system–formatted partition with 50 GB of free space
Software/Licensing Requirements
Operating system

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 runs on the following 64-bit operating system editions:

  • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (64-bit edition).
  • Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
  • Windows 8 Professional or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise (64-bit edition).
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
  • Microsoft Report Viewer 2015 for Save as Excel, Save as PDF, and Save as Word functionality.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM integration

Windows Identity Framework.

For a list of supported Microsoft Dynamics CRM versions, see Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration Requirements.

Additional software & information

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.

Windows PowerShell 3.0.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Setup installs the following software if it is not already present on the target computer.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.

Microsoft Report Viewer 2015. 

Windows Identity Framework.
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