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Requirements

Identify the requirements for PowerBuilder 12.6

Identify the software requirements for PowerBuilder.

Table 1: System Requirements for PowerBuilder
Product Computer Minimum memory Hard disk space Operating system
This table provides system requirements for each product in PowerBuilder. All products require a DVD-ROM drive. The disk space requirements provided are approximate. The actual disk space you need for each product might vary depending on hard disk size, partitioning, and the features you choose to install. Additional temporary space is required on the hard disk during installation for uncompressing install files.
PowerBuilder Pentium 4 or higher 512MB 656MB for all components Windows XP Professional with SP 3, Windows Vista 32- or 64-bit Business with SP2, Windows 7 32- or 64-bit with SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 32- or 64-bit with SP2, or Windows Server 2012.1
InfoMaker Pentium 4 or higher 256MB 332MB for all components2 Windows XP Professional with SP 3, Windows Vista 32- or 64-bit Business with SP2, Windows 7 32- or 64-bit with SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 32- or 64-bit with SP2, or Windows Server 20121.
SQL Anywhere 400 MHz or higher Pentium-compatible 48MB in addition to memory required by the operating system 337MB for all components not including UltraLite and Windows Mobile Windows XP, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 (x86, x64, IA64)1.

(1) Supports Windows Server 2008 and 2012 runtime only, not development.
(2) Less disk space is required if PowerBuilder is installed on the same computer.

Table 1: Required Software for PowerBuilder features
Feature Required Software
The following table lists the software required for PowerBuilder features.

Install any required framework packages and SDKs before you install PowerBuilder. Microsoft developer software is available from the Microsoft Download Center.

Read this table carefully to determine whether you need to install any software before you run the setup program, and whether you need to install SQL Anywhere before installing PowerBuilder. If you select a feature with a prerequisite that is not yet installed, the setup program displays a warning message.

.NET target development and deployment Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later, Visual Studio 2010 SP1.

This required software can be automatically installed for you during PowerBuilderinstallation, requiring an internet connection.

.NET Windows Forms smart client deployment and update and support for OLE controls in Windows Forms Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later.

For design time only, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Software Development Toolkit (SDK) or later.

WCF Client, REST Client, and Web Service DataWindow inPowerBuilder .NET Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later.

For design time only, Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4.0 or later, referred to elsewhere in this document as .NET Framework 4.0 SDK.

WPF smart client development and update Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later.

For design time only, .NET Framework 4.0 SDK or later.

.NET Web services local host deployment Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 or higher.
NoteOn the development computer, IIS is not required for PowerBuilder applications or components unless the same computer is used a server for smart client applications, or for Web service components. IIS is also not required on end users’ computers.
For information about configuring IIS, see Deploying Applications and Components to .NET in the help.
PowerBuilder and InfoMaker tutorials, demo databases, and sample applications SQL Anywhere 16.

SQL Anywhere is available on the DVD. If the setup program does not detect SQL Anywhere 16 on your computer, it displays a warning.

If you choose to continue, the setup program does not install the tutorials or register the demo databases. To use these features later, install SQL Anywhere first, then reinstall PowerBuilder, InfoMaker, or both.

MobiLink™ synchronization Adaptive Server® Anywhere 9.0.2 to SQL Anywhere 16.

MobiLink is a component of Adaptive Server Anywhere and SQL Anywhere. In the SQL Anywhere setup program, select Synchronization and Messaging, and then MobiLink.

EAServer component and Web DataWindow development and deployment EAServer 6.3.1.

Run the setup program in the PBVM directory on the DVD to install runtime files and the Web DataWindow server component in EAServer.

EJB client development EAServer 6.3.1, or another J2EE-compliant application server such as BEA WebLogic 8.1 and later, or IBM WebSphere 6.x. SAP JVM.

The SAP JVM is installed in the Sybase\Shared\PowerBuilder\sapjvm7 directory when you install PowerBuilder.

Web service clients and Web Service DataWindow in PowerBuilder Classic Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later.

For design time only, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 SDK or later.

Saving DataWindows as PDF using the Ghostscript distiller and PostScript printing Ghostscript and PostScript printer driver.
Saving DataWindows as PDF using XSL Formatting Objects (FO) and Java printing SAP JVM and Apache FO processor.

The SAP JVM is installed in the Sybase\Shared\PowerBuilder\sapjvm7 directory when you install PowerBuilder.

The Apache FO processor is installed in the Sybase\Shared\PowerBuilder\fop-0.20.5 directory when you install PowerBuilder.

PowerDesigner® plug-in PowerDesigner 15.3 ESD #9.

An evaluation version is available on the PowerDesigner page of the SAP Web site.

Data access using the ADO.NET interface Microsoft .NET Framework Version 4.0 or later Redistributable Package.
JDBC connectivity SAP JVM.

SAP JVM is installed in the Sybase\Shared\PowerBuilder\sapjvm7 directory when you install PowerBuilder.

Runtime Packager Microsoft Windows Installer.

Microsoft Windows Installer is installed by default on all supported Windows platforms.

 

Run the PowerBuilder setup program to install PowerBuilder .NET and PowerBuilder Classic.

Prerequisites

You must have Administrator privileges to fully install this product.

Procedure

  1. On the Choose Destination Location page, click Next to accept the destination folder path shown, or clickBrowse and select a different path, click OK, then click Next.
  2. On the Choose Destination Location For Shared Files page, click Next to accept the destination folder path shown, or browse to select the Sybase\Shared directory.
  3. On the Select Components page, unselect any components you do not want to install, and click Next.
    You cannot unselect the PowerBuilder Base Components option.
    Select or select the check boxes of individual components, or click Select All or Unselect All to change all the check boxes.
    The Demo Database is selected by default if you select the Tutorial component.
  4. On the Select Program Folder page, select the program folder to which program icons will be added, or specify a new one; then click Next.
  5. On the Start Copying Files page, review your settings, then click Next to begin installing files, or Back to change your selections.
  6. Install help:
    1. In the Help Library Manager, click Add next to PowerBuilder .NET, and then click Update.
      If you click Cancel, PowerBuilder .NET topics are not available in the IDE help.
    2. When prompted to confirm that you want to proceed, click Yes.
    3. When the Local Library completes the update, click Finish.
    4. Click Exit to close the Help Library Manager.
  7. On the InstallShield Wizard Complete page, click Finish to return to the common setup program.