1. Server Suite requirements
Before installing the product you need to have properly prepare environment including hardware and required software.
1.1 Hardware requirements
Minimum: Pentium 4 - 3 GHz, Recommended: 2x2 GHz or better
Minimum: 4GB (Free), Recommended: 6GB (Free) or more
• Disk Space
Minimum: 15GB, Recommended: 50GB - excluding Operating System requirements
1.2 Additional software required
• Operating System - supported platform x64 only
Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8 or later
• Database Engine - for MD5 Support select x86 SQL distribution
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or later
• Visual C++ Redistributable Packages
Server Suite in version 9 and 6
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package (x64) Update 2 Download - install on server machine
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86) Download - ship to players, required to run game client
• Microsoft .NET Framework - to be installed on server machine
Microsoft Framework 4.5.2 Download
• Archiver - for extracting software shipped
Any which can support .rar extension, recommended: WinRAR or 7zip
• Configuration files editor - for easier viewing and editing
Any suitable for own needs, recommended: Notepad++
• Lua Scripting - for easy script edit and syntax check
The only and recommended editor is Lua Edit
All configuration files are organized for Notepad++ editor. Opening them in different editor may cause their content display as disorganized. Configuration files should be saved with UTF-8 Without BOM (encoding tab at the top menu of Notepad++)
2. Operating System preparation
It is recommended to store the server on separate disk partition (not operating system one, C:\). If size of your disk allows you to create new partition it is worth to follow the steps (for size refer to above requirements).
2.1 Are you the only Administrator of the system?
If you are the only Administrator of the Server operating system or working in trusted team it is worth to configure the Security Policy (does not apply to Home distributions of Operating Systems) as follows:
Control Panel -> Local Security Policy -> Local Policies -> Security Policy
Find User Account Control: Behavior of the elevation prompt for administrators in Admin Approval Mode and set to Elevate without prompting
3. Downloading and extracting server files
Follow to MuEMU download page and save the full package to your server machine. Extract using WinRAR or other software supporting .rar extension to desired location.
4. License Activation
Once server files are nicely placed on your server machine, to start license activation procedures Contact and get your environment activated for purpose of MuEMU Server Suite.