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IDERA SQL Admin Toolset requires the following hardware, software, and permissions in order to successfully install and use the individual tools.

IDERA SQL Admin Toolset installation requirements

Each computer on which you install one or all of the IDERA SQL Admin Toolset tools must meet these recommended requirements.

CPU2.0 GHz or higher
Memory1 GB
32-bit or 64-bit Operating System
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7
Software applications.NET Framework 4.5.1

Supported Microsoft SQL Server versions

Each computer that hosts the SQL Server instances you want to manage must meet these recommended requirements.

Microsoft SQL Server Standard or Enterprise Edition
  • SQL Server 2019
  • SQL Server 2017
  • SQL Server 2016
  • SQL Server 2014
  • SQL Server 2012
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • SQL Server 2008
  • SQL Server 2005 SP1 or later
  • SQL Server 2000 SP4 or later

Partition Generator tool supported SQL Server versions

Partition Generator evaluates partitions on all editions of SQL Server 2016 SP1 and above. SQL Server 2016 RTM is not supported because partition evaluation is not allowed on that version.

IDERA License requirement

This product requires Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Update 3 Redistributable. If the installer does not detect the correct redistributable in your environment, it will attempt to install or update to the correct version.

Please refer to the following Microsoft Support document for information about VC++ 2015 redistributable prerequisites:

IDERA SQL Admin Toolset permission requirements

Some tools require administrative privileges on the managed SQL Server instance in order to perform the desired function.  If you receive an access error , check whether your currently logged on Windows account or the configured authentication credentials belong to the sysadmin fixed role.


IDERA SQL Admin Toolset runs on cloud virtual machines, such as Microsoft Azure VM and AWS EC2, with Microsoft Windows. It supports Microsoft SQL Server instances on cloud virtual machines, such as Microsoft Azure VM and AWS EC2.

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