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Selecting Windows OS for web server RRS feed

  • Question

  • I want to setup a application server. The purpose of the server will be to run a software (Hospital Management software) and serve the Clients (5 computers, Only Accessing the software from web browser). Software is Java based will be running on apache tomcat. Can i run this on windows 7/8 or i have to purchase windows server 2012? I will never be Using DNS,DCHP and other web server features.
    Friday, September 12, 2014 7:24 AM

Answers

  • Hello,

    In this particular situation, you would be able to use the client version of Microsoft Windows to handle the web server. 

    I don't know that there will be a limitation being that you're using Apache, but even if you were using IIS, the client connections limit is 20 on Windows 7.

    See this:

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/97ed3233-cf71-4f8e-840b-4dd3d32c2325/the-20-connection-limit-of-windows-7-file-and-printer-sharing?forum=w7itpronetworking



    Jared Hamilton, MCITP Enterprise Administrator

    • Proposed as answer by JaredHamilton Monday, November 17, 2014 6:53 PM
    • Marked as answer by Kevin Remde Friday, July 17, 2015 11:59 AM
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:19 PM