Hardware Requirements

A faster CPU and more memory improve the performance of Geocortex Web (GXW) and Web Designer. We recommend that your server exceeds the minimum requirements.

Hardware Component



Random Access Memory (RAM)

4 GB

8 GB or higher

Storage Drive (HDD, SSD)

1 GB

5 GB or higher


64-bit 2-core processor, 2 GHz

64-bit 4-core processor, 2 GHz or higher

Software Requirements

Security Requirements

The GXW server must have a valid Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 certificate and you must enable TLS for the website to which you deploy GXW. TLS is the successor of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) security but is still sometimes referred to as SSL. For more information, see How to Set up SSL on IIS 7.

Supported Web Browsers for Web Designer

Web Designer supports the following modern web browsers:

Supported Web Browsers for Geocortex Web

Desktop Browsers

GXW supports the following desktop browsers:

Mobile Browsers

GXW supports the following mobile browsers:

For 3D support on mobile devices, the device must have at least 2 GB of RAM (4 GB is recommended), a capable multi-core processor and graphics card. 3D mobile support is currently limited to the following devices:

For more information, see Esri's documentation.

Supported ArcGIS Software

Network Requirements

At this time, clients require an internet connection to access the On-Premises versions of GXW and Web Designer.

Cookie Requirements

Geocortex Web does not use cookies.

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) Requirements

By default, ArcGIS portals (including ArcGIS Online) allow cross-domain requests using Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS). In the Esri portal used with Geocortex Web Designer, if you have any domains configured in the Organization | Settings | Security | Allow Origins setting, then you must add the Geocortex Web Designer server as an allowed origin.

Data Requirements

To use the Add Layer from File feature, which temporarily adds a layer to the map for the length of the browser session, the CSV or XLSX file must contain either: