Minimum Hardware Requirements for JAVELIN 2021.0

  • The specification below details the requirements to run Javelin systems only. Any other applications using the same server will need to be taken into account in addition to the Javelin requirements.
  • This minimum hardware specification does not imply any particular system performance level. For optimum performance we recommend maximizing your hardware configuration.
  • A fully-functioning network consisting of a server connected to one or more workstations, with all network components being Windows domain networked.

Minimum Server Requirements

Operating System Hardware Network

Windows 2016 Server

Windows 2019 Server

Internet Explorer 11 or higher

At least a Dual Core 2 GHz Processor

Recommended minimum 16Gb on 64bit OS

Network Card operating at 1 Gig or higher

Disc Space requirements: Javelin Installation – 1Gb Javelin Data – allow 1Gb per year

Server 2016 will only be supported on Javelin 2016r1 or above.

Network protocol TCP/IP

CAT 5 Cabling or above


Workstation Requirements

Operating System Hardware

32bit or 64bit

Windows 10

At least a 2GHz Processor
Recommended minimum 4Gb RAM

Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
(19” or above monitor recommended)

Network Card operating at 1 Gig or higher

Note: Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft and whilst we will endeavour to attempt to try get JAVELIN working on this platform, we cannot guarantee absolute functionality.

Windows 10 will only be supported on JAVELIN v16r1 and above.

NOTE: Only the above Platforms are currently supported. For any queries regarding this document, operating platforms that have not been detailed, working environments i.e. Terminal Services, virtualization, etc., or any further technical advice, please contact our installations manager Nilesh Gohil on before the actual implementation procedure.


MS SQL licenses are required for running Javelin.

Javelin is supported to run on either 2014 & 2017 server products, including Express, Workgroup, Standard and Enterprise (server + CAL, or processor licenses).

Please ask your IT hardware suppliers regarding MS SQL licenses and configuration for your server.

For MS SQL minimum requirements please check the Microsoft website.

Please Note:

  • Jobshop versions prior to 2010r1 are not supported on Windows 7.
  • Jobshop versions prior to 2010r2 are not supported on client PCs running 64bit Windows.
  • Javelin versions prior to 13r2 are not supported on Windows 8.
  • Javelin versions prior to 16r1 are not supported on Windows 10.
  • Exchequer accounts links in Jobshop v9.30 onwards are only supported with Exchequer v5.71.317(e) onward.
  • Javelin 2016r2 or higher will only be supported on Exchequer v12.1 or higher.
  • If using the Exchequer software, it will remain the client’s responsibility to ensure that they have sufficient COMS licenses which can be obtained by your Exchequer supplier.
  • Internet access is required to the server and workstations to allow full Jobshop/Javelin support.
  • Crystal reports not written by Planit Software are not covered by Planit Software Support.
  • Javelin email is only supported using 32bit MAPI client for Microsoft Outlook 2016 & 2019. Outlook (365) can only be supported if the users are using a local MAPI client. Not Just cloud based.
  • Customers wishing to use the Sage COMS link will require sage licenses for each Javelin workstation.
  • Internet access will be required for customers wishing to use Javelin Dashboards.

Note: This specification is correct as or 28/02/2020 and if Microsoft or Unipaas/XPA issues any service pack updates then this specification is subject to change.