Specifications

  • All sites must use SQL 2016 or greater
  • All sites with 5+ simultaneous users to use SQL 2012 standard edition or later
  • Dedicated Server but ‘small business’ can use a Server/Workstation
  • If a Server/Workstation with one user, then minimum of 16GB RAM is required. However, if many workstations connecting to this Server/Workstation, then allow 16GB RAM for the SQL Database PLUS 4GB RAM per user
  • Note: Practices with more than 4 users should consider only using a dedicated server
  • Note: Practices with more than 9 users should consider a business server vs a highly specified personal computer.  These practices should use Microsoft Small Business Server as a minimum. 
  • Min 100GB (recommend a Terabyte) Hard Drive on two drives for backup purposes. Larger practices may consider RAID configuration
  • Windowsinfo-icon Server with the SQL Database recommended to have 16GB dedicated RAM available
  • Terminal Server recommended to have minimum of 4GB RAM per user
  • Workstation: 3.6GHz Dual Core CPU 8GB RAM or equivalent. However 16GB RAM is recommended.
  • Monitor Resolution should be no less than 1920x1080 with 100% scaling
  • Tier One Computers
  • Intel Centrino or higher. Although this is dependent on the overall usage and configuration
  • RAID                                                                             
  • UPS
  • Offsite Backup
  • For sites wanting to Share Outlookinfo-icon Calendars, Direct CONTROL requires Microsoft Exchange. Can use Office 365
  • Windows 10 with SQL Express or SQL Server Standard (SBS) 2012 or later, larger practices (> 5 users) should consider a proper Microsoft Server Operating system as a minimum.
  • WARNING ... if using SQL Express, ensure your IT is aware of RAM and database size restrictions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQL_Server_Express
  • Office 2010 or later to include Office 365
  • MYOBinfo-icon (Preferred) for Windows, Xeroinfo-icon (has limitations), Attache
  • Preferably 1Git network capability, 100Mb will suit smaller practices
  • Remote access into network
  • Internet connectivity for server and workstations
  • Highest available Broadband connection minimum 1mbs. ADSL2+
  • 2 x  quad Core Xeon 2.26Ghz E5520
  • 24 Gigabytes ECC Registered DDR3
  • 4 x 450GB SAS SCSI Hard Disk Drives 15K in RAID 6
  • Windows Server 2012 or later as host
  • Windows server 2012 or later as domain controller and exchange 2010 server or later (Guest  machine in Hyper V)
  • Windows Server 2012 or later as terminal server (Guest machine in Hyper-V)
  • Server Files  Drive:\Data\DirectCONTROLServerFiles. Ensure that this folder and subfolders are Shared for Everyone to access and backed up
  • Client Files  C:\program files\DirectCONTROL
  • Touch screens for onscreen completing of forms
  • DYMO Label Printer
  • Prerequisite Packages (Are included in the DirectCONTROL installer): .NET Framework 4.7.2, SQL CLR TYPES 2012 x86, SQL ServerManagementObjects 2012 x86, Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable x86 

 

Direct CONTROL access and login requirements

Remote Access (RDP) 

Username: directcontrol

Password: ___________________________

Install Client on Server and WorkStations in the first instance ONLY

 

Direct CONTROL Blog

23/09/2020 - 4:35pm

Direct CONTROL has completed testing with ADHA and is now conformant with the ADHA Secure Messaging industry offer.

23/09/2020 - 4:35pm

Direct CONTROL has completed testing with ADHA and is now conformant with the ADHA Secure Messaging industry offer.

13/09/2018 - 11:40am

The ultimate aim is to have Clients

13/09/2018 - 11:40am

The ultimate aim is to have Clients

27/08/2015 - 12:13pm

Eliminate more data entry by using a Card Reader to swipe Medicare Cards and Credit or Debit Cards. USB plug and play. Cost $250 plus postage.

11/08/2015 - 2:58pm

From 1 October 2015, security controls will be strengthened in line with government security standards. HPOS users will need to update their browsers to meet the minimum requirements for HPOS.

17/06/2015 - 10:08am

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23/02/2015 - 11:53am

Appointments

23/02/2015 - 11:52am

Bad Debts can be avoided by:

23/02/2015 - 11:52am

Bad Debts can be avoided by:

23/02/2015 - 11:49am

There are over 80 Health Funds in Australia the majority of which are members of the Fund Group Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA).

23/02/2015 - 11:47am

Tasks you should complete at the end of each working day:

23/02/2015 - 11:44am

Ratio What does it do?

23/02/2015 - 11:42am

Direct Control supports BPAY payment processing and generates (CRN) Customer Reference Numbers on your Remittances.

23/02/2015 - 11:42am

Direct Control supports BPAY payment processing and generates (CRN) Customer Reference Numbers on your Remittances.