System Requirements

Operating System
  • Any 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft Server platform from Windows 2008 onward.
  • .NET Framework 4.0+
  • .NET 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows Identity Foundation 3.5

SES Web set-up requires the installation of Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7.0).
Windows Server 2003 does NOT support IIS 7.0.

Minimum 512 MB RAM, with 1 GB or more recommended.
Hard Drive
Minimum 4GB hard drive, with 40GB or more recommended (varies depending on number of users).
Intel Pentium (minimum)
Database Software

SES 5.x up to SES 6.4

  • 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP4, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012.
  • No-cost basic versions of SQL Server 2008 (Express Edition) or SQL Server 2012 (Express Edition) are available from Microsoft.

SES 6.4 SR1 and newer

  • 32-bit or 64-bit Microsoft SQL Server 2014, 2012 and 2008.
  • No-cost Express version of SQL server 2014, 2012 and 2008.

NOTE: For production implementations of SecureDoc Enterprise Server, WinMagic recommends that the Full Text Indexing feature be enabled in the database engine prior to the installation of SecureDoc Enterprise Server. Database Full Text Indexing is used to advantage in the SESWeb web-based console.

Operating System

SecureDoc client for Windows:

  • SecureDoc 7.1 & newer: any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows release from Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 Threshold 2
  • SecureDoc 6.5: any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows release from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1
  • SecureDoc 6.1-6.4SR4: any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows release from Windows XP SP3 to Windows 8.1.

SecureDoc client for Windows Server:

  • SecureDoc 6.5 & newer: any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows release from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012 R2
  • SecureDoc 6.1-6.4SR1: any 32-bit or 64-bit Windows release from Windows 2003 to Windows 2012 R2.
512 MB RAM
Hard Drive
250 MB free space available
Intel, AMD, Cyrix or compatible processor (1 GHz or better). AES-NI is supported only on some Intel CPUs.
Refer to
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is supported starting from SecureDoc 6.1 only on compatible devices.
    Please see list of supported devices here:
  • For devices not certified, UEFI must be run in BIOS Compatibility mode.


Mac OS X is supported for enterprise environments via FileVault 2 management support. SecureDoc Enterprise Server is capable of managing FileVault 2 centrally, enforcing encryption policies and removable media encryption.
  • Mac OS x 10.11, 10.11.1, 10.11.2, 10.11.3, 10.11.4 (ElCapitan)
  • Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite)
  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.9.1, 10.9.2, 10.9.5 (Mavericks)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 to 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.7.5 (Lion)
Android devices
  • Android-based tablets running version 3.01 (Honeycomb) and above
  • Android-based smartphones running version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above
Apple devices
  • Apple iPhone and iPad running iOS 4 and higher
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