System requirements

The following are the minimum system requirements for a single server, non-production Sitecore Commerce deployment:

Hardware requirements

Processor 4 core processor, 2.5GHz
Memory 8GB
Hard disk 500GB

Operating system, database, and dependent software

Software framework

.NET Framework 4.6.1 SDK

ASP.NET MVC 4 or later

ASP.NET Core 1.0.3

Operating system

Supported Microsoft server and client operating systems:

Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows 10 Professional

Windows 8.1 Professional

Windows 8 Professional


Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2012

Supported MongoDB database versions:

3.2.1 Enterprise with data-at-rest encryption, WiredTiger only

3.2.1 MMAPV1 or WiredTiger

3.0 MMAPv1 or WiredTiger

2.6 MMAPv1

Web server

Microsoft IIS 8.5, 8.0, 7.5, or 7.0

Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6


PowerShell PowerShell 4.0 or later
Dev environment

Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

.NET Core 1.0.1 Visual Studio 2015 Tooling Preview 2

Sitecore software

Sitecore Experience Platform 8.2

See the Sitecore Commerce compatibility table in the Sitecore Knowledge Base to determine which versions of Sitecore Expereince Platform 8.2 you can use with Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1.

Download the following files from the Sitecore Experience Platform 8.2 page on

  • Sitecore web application installer (.exe executable)
  • Installation Guide
Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1

Download the Sitecore Commerce release package from the Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 page on, .

Unzip the release package to a folder on your C:/ drive.

  • The Sitecore Commerce release package includes a sample configuration file (Server2012_FeaturesRequired.txt) to assist you with configuration of the Windows features.
  • The requirements and dependencies described in this document are, in some cases, more restrictive than those outlined in the Sitecore XP Installation Guide. For example, Sitecore Commerce does not support Windows Home and Education editions.