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Emergency Server or Workstation


The following Specifications and Recommendations made by Office Practicum are based solely on what has worked for our clients.
We are in no way endorsing the use of one product over another. Please consult with your IT Professional to make sure your devices meet our minimum requirements.



Windows 10 is supported on OP versions 14.6 and up.

Emergency Server or Workstation


An emergency server stores historical and current backups of the medical database.
For this reason it is preferred that a second server be used to handle this task given the built in redundancy of most servers today. A second server that acts as a terminal server or web server works very well as an OP emergency server.


If a second server does not exist within the practice, a robust workstation can be used to complete this task.

If the workstation is to be configured as an emergency server it should have:

  • A minimum of 4 GB RAM.
  • A minimum of a 120 GB Hard Drive (250 GB - 1 TB preferred).
  • A dedicated network connection (no wireless connection).
  • The ability to always be turned on so backups can run nightly.