Archive Assistant system requirements

Software requirements


The machine where the Archive Assistant is deployed must be able to connect to the GFI Archiver server.

Software Description

Supported Microsoft Outlook® Versions (32 bit or 64 bit)

  • Microsoft Outlook® 2007 (including Service Packs 1 or 2)
  • Microsoft Outlook® 2010
  • Microsoft Outlook® 2013
  • Microsoft Outlook® 2016

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 8 and 8.1
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® Vista
  • Windows® Server 2008
  • Windows® Server 2012
  • Windows® Server 2012 R2
  • Windows® Server 2016

Other Required Components

  • HTTP port 80 (or HTTPS default port 443 for secure connections) - used to connect with GFI Archiver.

  • Microsoft .NET® Framework 4.0 or 4.5 Client Profile


When using a web-filtering tool, this must be configured to allow all HTTP requests between GFI Archiver server and Archive Assistant. Ensure that the GFI Archiver server’s IP address, NETBIOS name and DNS name are not blocked by the web filter. For more information, refer to:

Hardware requirements

Components Requirements
Processor 1GHz processor or more.

Minimum: 512MB RAM

Recommended: 2GB RAM

Physical Storage

20MB physical disk space required for Archive Assistant installation.