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DWDM Network Designs and Engineering Solutions by Tony Antony, Ashwin Gumaste

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Chapter . System Requirements and Recommendations

Hardware Requirements

VPItransmissionMaker™/VPIcomponentMaker™ requires the following minimum hardware configuration:

  • Installed TCP/IP protocolThe Simulator will not run without this protocol! On stand-alone computers (e.g., without a network card), you must install Microsoft® Loop Back Adapter or Dialup Networking first.

  • Personal computer with a Pentium III 800 MHz or higher processor

  • 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM

  • 150 MB of free hard disk space for software installation, 1 BG recommended for file storage

  • XGA monitor (1024×768 pixels minimum display resolution)

  • Video adapter that supports High Color (15-bit/65,536 colors)

  • CD-ROM drive

Software Requirements

VPItransmissionMaker™/VPIcomponentMaker™ requires ...

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