Task Factory users running version 2020.1.4 or older (released prior to May 27, 2020): There's an important Task Factory update. Please visit here for more details.
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Note: For a comprehensive view of the updates to SolarWinds Task Factory, see the Release Notes.
|Memory||4 GB||At least 8 GB|
|Processor Speed||1.4 GHz||2.0 GHz or higher|
|Process Type||Not Applicable|
Note: Hardware requirements can vary based on workloads and other processes.
The following is required to use Task Factory:
- Microsoft Visual Studio
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
- SQL Server Integration Services 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, or 2019.
- SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) 2012, 2014, 2016 (for Visual Studio 2015), 2017 (for Visual Studio 2015 or 2017), or Visual Studio 2019.
- SSDT is a development environment requirement, however, it's not required on a server installation.
- Task Factory works on any edition of Microsoft Visual Studio (Community, Professional, or Enterprise).
The following Windows Versions are supported by Task Factory:
64-bit (x64) Operating Systems:
32-bit (x86) Operating Systems:
|Windows Server 2012||Windows Server 2012|
|Windows Server 2016||Windows 7|
|Windows Server 2019||Windows 8|
|Windows 7||Windows 10|
The following SQL Server Versions are supported by Task Factory:
- SQL Server 2019
- SQL Server 2017
- SQL Server 2016
- SQL Server 2014
- SQL Server 2012
Important: SQL Server Express is not supported by Task Factory.
Verifying SSDT or BIDS Installation
Complete the following steps to see if SSDT or BIDS is installed:
- Open Start > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, or 2014. You should be able to see Business Intelligence Development Studio or SQL Server Data Tools if it's installed.
Verifying SSIS Installation
Complete the following steps to see if SSIS components are installed:
- Open BIDS or SQL Server Data Tools.
- Once open, select File > New > Project.
- In the New Project dialog box, select Business Intelligence Projects on the left hand side. If you see Integration Services Project on the right hand side, then the SSIS components are installed.
Oracle Upsert Destination
The following are Oracle Upsert Destination Requirements:
For 64-bit Task Factory:
For 32-bit Task Factory:
Expression Based Components
Control Flow (e.g. Expression Task) and Data Flow (e.g. Advanced Aggregator Transform, Case Transform, Null Handler Transform, etc.) Components require read and write access to the C:\Windows\TEMP directory. This directory is used to store temporary code during package executions. If read or write access is denied to this directory, an error message similar to the following may be encountered:
System.Exception: file 'C:\Windows\TEMP\xyz.0.vb' could not be found no input sources specified at...
Additional Information: See the Task Factory Expression Based Components Require Read/Write Access to C:\Windows\TEMP article for more details.