Monitor display resolution, Certified web browsers, Adobe reader requirement – Kofax Document Exchange Server 2.5 User Manual

Page 9: General installation notes, Log on requirements, Supported upgrades, Network configuration requirements, Installing on a local drive

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Kofax Document Exchange Server Installation Guide

Kofax, Inc.


Monitor Display Resolution

To view client software correctly in a browser, the monitor display resolution must be at least

1024 x 768 with 16-bit color and Normal fonts.

Certified Web Browsers

Kofax Document Exchange Server requires a Web browser to run thin clients and view the Help.

The following browsers have been tested with Kofax Document Exchange Server:


Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and 7.0


Mozilla Firefox 1.5 and 2.0

Adobe Reader Requirement

To view PDF files on Kofax Document Exchange Server client workstations, you need the current

version of Adobe Reader.

General Installation Notes

This information applies to all installations of Kofax Document Exchange Server.

Log On Requirements

You must log on as a domain user with administrator rights to the local computer to install Kofax

Document Exchange Server. By logging on as a domain user, you can authenticate with the Active

Directory and enable those users and groups to be added to Kofax Document Exchange Server.

Supported Upgrades

You can upgrade to Kofax Document Exchange Server 2.5 from 2.0. Note the following:


You cannot upgrade Kofax Document Exchange Server from 32-bits to 64-bits.


If you want to upgrade from 1.2 to 2.5, you must upgrade from 1.2 to 2.0 first. Then,

upgrade to 2.5.


For supported upgrades for WebLogic configurations, refer to the Kofax Document Exchange

Server Installation Guide for WebLogic.

Network Configuration Requirements

Destination types and Kofax Document Scan Server devices need to be on the same network as

Kofax Document Exchange Server with routable addresses from the server.

Kofax Document Exchange Server uses the IP address of the first network connection listed in the

connection order. If there are multiple network cards in the server, you may need to change the

order of network connections so that the connection used by MFPs and destination types is first.

Refer to the Microsoft Windows Server documentation for instructions on changing the

connection order.

Installing on a Local Drive

Kofax Document Exchange Server must be installed on a local drive, which can be any drive letter.

Do not install Kofax Document Exchange Server on a network drive, including a mapped drive.