Aeries Software is committed to supporting a wide range of environments. These specifications should be used as a general guide. For specific guidance related to workstation or server requirements, Aeries Support can be consulted to verify compatibility for specific configurations that may not be listed.
Aeries works best on the latest version of modern Internet web browsers on any operating system that the browser supports. Chromebooks are supported.
|Google Chrome (recommended)||Supported|
|Safari (Mac and iOS)||Supported|
|Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 and above)||Not Supported|
Aeries maintains Aeries Emergency App (EM2) which is used by staff for offline access to student data and the Aeries Mobile Portal app used by parents and students. These apps are compatible with both Apple iOS and Android mobile devices.
SQL Server Versions
For customers maintaining their own SQL server, below is a list of known Microsoft SQL Server versions. 32-bit and 64-bit versions are supported, however, 64-bit is recommended.
|Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and earlier||Not Supported|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2008||Not Supported. Microsoft support ended 7/9/2019.|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2||Not Supported. Microsoft support ended 7/9/2019.|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2012||Not Recommended. Microsoft support ends 7/12/2022.|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2014||Supported|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2016||Supported|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2017||Supported|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2019||Supported|
Server Operating Systems
For customers maintaining their own server infrastructure, below is a list of known operating systems for use by Aeries Web or Aeries Reporting servers, as well as the status as to whether they are supported or not. Aeries runs only on Microsoft Server operating systems. For supported servers, we support the latest updated version of the following operating systems.
|Windows Server 2008 and earlier||Not Supported|
|Windows Server 2008 R2 (32 or 64-bit)||Not Supported. Microsoft support ended 1/14/2020.|
|Windows Server 2012||Supported|
|Windows Server 2012 R2||Supported|
|Windows Server 2016||Supported|
|Windows Server 2019||Supported|
|Windows Server 2022||Testing for Compatibility|
Microsoft Office Versions
For customers running their own database, Aeries AdminCS runs in Microsoft Access and is required for database updates. The following Microsoft Office versions are supported.
|Microsoft Office XP and earlier||Not Supported|
|Microsoft Office 2003||Not Supported|
|Microsoft Office 2007||Not Supported|
|Microsoft Office 2010||Not Supported. Microsoft support ended 10/13/2020.|
|Microsoft Office 2013||Supported|
|Microsoft Office 2016||Supported|
|Microsoft Office 2019||Supported|
|Microsoft Office 365||Supported|