PI Asset Framework (PI AF) System Requirements

PI AF Server

System and hardware

Operating System
 
Operating System PI AF Server Support
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 Core
Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 Core
Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Yes
Windows 10 (64 bit only) Test only
Windows 8.1, 8.1 Update (64 bit only) Test only
Windows 7 SP1 (64 bit only) Test only
Windows Server 2008 SP2 No
Windows Vista SP2  No
Windows Server 2003 No
Windows XP No

If SQL Server for PI AF is installed on the same box as the PI AF Server, ensure your system meets its minimum requirements as well.

Software
  • ​Prerequisites: None
  • Access to Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016 or 2017 (including SQL Express Editions). Both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Microsoft SQL Server are supported. To take advantage of the PI AF Collective feature, the primary must run SQL Server Standard or any of the higher editions. To enable PI AF Audit Viewer, SQL Server Enterprise or higher is required to host the PI AF SQL Database.  SQL Server does not need to reside on the same box as PI AF Server.
  • See KB00751 for information on firewall ports that should be open for PI AF Server.

PI AF Client

System and Hardware 

Operating System
 
Operating System PI AF Client Support
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Yes
Windows Server 2012 Core
Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
Windows Server 2016 Core
AF SDK and command line tools only
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Yes
Windows 10 (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows 8.1, 8.1 Update (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows 7 SP1 (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32 and 64 bit) No
Windows Vista SP2 (32 and 64 bit) No
Windows Server 2003 No
Windows XP No
 
Software
  • Prerequisites: None
  • If PI AF Client .NET 3.5 components are needed, .NET 3.5 and previous installation of PI SDK is required.

PI Builder

System and Hardware 

Operating System
 
Operating System PI AF Client Support
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Yes
Windows 10 (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows 8.1, 8.1 Update (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows 7 SP1 (32 and 64 bit) Yes
Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32 and 64 bit) No
Windows Vista SP2 (32 and 64 bit) No
Windows Server 2003 No
Windows XP No

Software
  • Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Excel 2013 (32bit or 64bit) or Microsoft Excel 2016 (32bit or 64bit).  PI AF Client 2017 R2 or later.

PI Analysis Service

System and Hardware 

Operating System
 
Operating System PI Analysis Service
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 Core
Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 Core
Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Yes
Windows 10 (64 bit) Test only
Windows 8.1, 8.1 Update (64 bit) Test only
Windows 7 SP1 (64 bit) Test only

Software
  • Prerequisites: PI AF Client 2018 or later.

PI Notifications Service

System and Hardware 

Operating System
 
Operating System PI Notifications Service
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 Core
Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 Core
Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Yes
Windows 10 (64 bit) Test only
Windows 8.1, 8.1 Update (64 bit) Test only
Windows 7 SP1 (64 bit) Test only

Software
  • Prerequisites: PI AF Client 2018 or later.

Virtualization support

The PI System is supported in virtualized environments. OSIsoft supports using PI AF Server with VMware ESX and vSphere, and is certified for use with Microsoft Hyper-V.

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