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All three components of the LEAPWORK Automation Platform can be installed on the following versions of Windows:
The OSX version of the Leapwork Agent can be installed on OSX 10.8 or newer.
Typically, Studio and the Agents are installed on the desktop versions, and the Controller is installed on a Windows server. (See below.)
Studio should be installed on the user’s work station. Studio is comparable to a normal Office installation, so in most cases no special configuration or attention is needed.
The Controller is the central hub in the Leapwork system and needs to be configured to accommodate the workload. The workload depends on various factors which can all influence how the Controller machine should be configured. These include:
The recommendation is to start out with a standard server configuration, monitor the Controller machine on memory usage, I/O activity, CPU usage etc., and then down- or upgrade the machine. A standard server configuration could be:
The Controller can run on both physical and virtual servers.
The Agent is used for executing automation flows which can make the configuration of the machine move in two directions:
The recommended hardware configuration for Studio is: