Spindle Document Management demands various, not-enabled-by-default Windows features to be installed prior to installing SDM. This guide has two help files attached in PDF format wherein the prerequisites are listed.

Applies To

  • Spindle Document Capture v1
  • Spindle Document Capture v2/7 - part of Spindle Document Management
  • Spindle Document Capture v8 - part of Spindle Document Management
  • Spindle Document Distribution v7/8 - Part of Spindle Document Management

Spindle Document Distribution

Spindle Document Distribution requirements are listed on page 20.

Spindle Document Capture

Spindle Document Capture requirements are listed on page 18.

  • Server requirements
  • 1 Ghz Intel-compatible processor
  • 4 GB of memory
  • 3 GB free disk space
  • Internet Explorer 9 or above
  • SQL Server 2008 or above
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) v7 or greater 
    • Under Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS v7.0 and v7.5 you will require the following hotfix to be applied - KB980368)
  • IIS and ASP.NET Modules - setup instructions [Note 1] (see section 'Installing IIS and ASP.NET Modules')
  • Windows Authentication role service to be able to use Windows Authentication on IIS - setup instructions [Note 2]

Server Addresses and Ports

Spindle Document Management v8.16 and later requires an online subscription for its licence activation. To allow this, please ensure the following URLs are accessible from the machine:

Draycir Account for authentication and SDM license activation (port 443) (port 443) (port 443)

In addition, if you will be using the Purchase Order Recognition or Approvals modules of Spindle Document Management.

SPIR Addresses for SPIR components and web verify (port 443) (port 443) (ports 443, 9350, 9351, 9352, 9353, 9354)


Knowledge Base Article Details

Related ProductSpindle Document Capture
Ref NumberKBA-05-01-002
Document Date08/12/2021
Original AuthorVince Hodgson
Document Versionv1.3
Last updated 30/09/2021
Update Author Vince Hodgson