Below are the minimum system requirements for Redbrick Practice Management (RPM) to operate correctly. These system requirements are intended as a guide for the entry point for hardware to run RPM successfully. As always the end user experience will be commensurate with the hardware the software is running on.

To ensure compliance with the minimum system requirements please pass these specifications on to the person responsible for your IT infrastructure as soon as possible to confirm that everything is as required prior to installation. It is your resposibility to check that you meet the minimum specifications.

If you are unclear about any of the below requirements please speak to us, or your IT provider, before committing to purchase. We shall not be held responsible (nor issue any refunds) for poor performance due to the below specifications not being met.


Microsoft Windows 7 or above
Microsoft Office 2013 (32 bit) or above
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
(Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is required if using Redbrick Searches)
Minimum 8GB RAM

A monitor supporting a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768

TCP ports 80 and 1433 and 1434 open inbound and outbound to


Server OS one of:
– Windows 7 or above.  Redbrick recommends a recognised server O/S, either:
– SBS 2013 or higher or
– Any other Windows Server OS 2012+
Microsoft SQL Server Express 2012 (2016 recommended)
– Express (for firms of under 10 users), Pro, or Enterprise, Express recommended for most firms
At least 8GB available RAM capacity (physical, not Virtual Memory)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Must have at least 10GB spare disk space.
TCP ports 80 and 1433 and 1434 open inbound and outbound to


In order for firms to send SMS messages from Redbrick Practice Management, we will require details of your static IP address so that we can add a firewall exception.

“Windows 10 – Redbrick Practice Management is supported by Redbrick Solutions (UK) Ltd on the following editions of Windows 10 –Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise. Redbrick Practice Management is supported on the in-market supported Windows 10 Current Branch for Business (CBB) servicing branches only and will be supported for the lifetime of the app.”

These specifications are our recommended minimum requirements only and are provided without guarantee, as guidance to your IT provider.

We recommend Windows 7, 8 or 10 for the Workstations and Server 2013 or higher for the Server.

Please Note:

It is not recommended to run your SQL database on the same physical machine as your Exchange server, as these both compete unfairly for resources.

The Netgear ProSafe range of routers can still block RPM data from being synchronised even with ports 80 and 1433 open, and so are not suitable for use with RPM.

Successful use of our Outlook Addin requires 32 bit Office to be running.


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