SQL Data Catalog Compatibility


Operating System for Deployment
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008


Redgate Software recommend the suite is installed on a Windows Server instance. Minimum requirements for this Windows Server instance:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
  • .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later.
  • If you are using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, installation upgrades security defaults to match later Windows versions:
    • TLS 1.2 enabled (part of installation).
    • SendTrustedIssuerList disabled (part of installation).
  • If using Windows Server 2016, installation allows Edge to access sites hosted on the local machine:
    • LoopbackExempt permission added to Edge (part of installation).

SQL Data Catalog uses a database to store your classifications. The SQL Server backing database must be SQL Server 2012 or higher.

On installation, you will be prompted to enter a set of Windows credentials. These credentials are used for:

  • Running the Windows Service;
  • Accessing the SQL Server backing database;
  • Accessing any SQL Server instances that are registered in the Data Catalog.

Browser Requirements

  • Chrome (latest version)
  • Firefox (latest version)
  • Edge (latest version)