UNIX/IRAF Site Manager's Guide

UNIX/IRAF Site Manager's Guide

6. Host System Requirements

Any modern host system capable of running UNIX should be capable of running IRAF as well. IRAF is supported on all the more popular UNIX platforms, as well as on other operating systems such as VMS.

A typical small system is a single workstation with a local disk. In a typical large installation there will be one or more large central compute servers, each with several Gb of disk and many Mb of RAM, networked to a number of personal or public workstations. For scientific use, a megapixel color screen is desirable.