The MERLIN.net ad hoc query relies on certain functional features of a web browser. The application is optimized for Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher. Refer to theInternet Explorer website for minimum operating system, hardware, and memory requirements.
The following minimum configuration is necessary to run the Cognos Impromptu User software and the various connectivity software pieces:
- Windows® 2000 Operating System, or Windows XP Operating System
- 512 MB RAM
- Processor - Pentium III 300 MHz or faster
- Disk space for Cognos products 225 MB (plus 150 MB free space on the drive that contains the temporary directory used by the installation program)
- DOS 6.x
- Keyboard and Mouse
- LAN Adapter Card
The client system also requires a correctly configured TCP/IP connection to either the State of Mississippiintranet or to the Internet. The application will work over any TCP/IP enabled network including Ethernet,Token Ring or dial-up.
Note: All training on MERLIN software assumes Windows environment literacy.