Before You Start

You can install SLG Broadcast Suite as a complete package on one server, or you can distribute the different modules onto several servers:

Deployment Diagram

The installer contains both the Broadcast Suite Core as well as the GUI. Before you run the installer, please make sure to install the following dependencies for the individual modules.

System Requirements

Broadcast Suite has the following minimum system requirements:

  • Intel Core i7 or Xeon CPU
  • Min. 8 GB RAM
  • 230GB HDD (depending on the amount of log data)
  • Windows-based installations: Windows 7 Pro / Windows Server 2008R2 or higher
  • Linux-based installations: Ubuntu 18.04 or higher / Debian 9 / RHEL
  • 1 USB 2.0 Port for licensing dongle (can be on another machine)

VIRTUAL MACHINES

Broadcast Suite is fully virtualizable, and both the Broadcast Suite Core as well as the GUI support virtual machines. For details on system requirements, please contact SLG Broadcast.

Broadcast Suite Dependencies

The application is based on Microsoft .NET Core and runs on either Windows, Linux or macOS.

You can find the installer for all platforms as well as detailed installation instructions on microsoft.com.
Please make sure you install the SDK for the latest version of .NET Core 2.1 SDK before you continue.

The machine hosting the USB licensing dongle needs the CodeMeter runtime, which is available here.

Database

As you can see in the deployment diagram above, Broadcast Suite requires a PostgreSQL database for the configuration and log data.

Please install PostgreSQL 9.6.5 or higher before you continue. The latest installer, as well as installation instructions, are available under the following link: https://www.postgresql.org/download/