Release notes - iBridge 9.4.0

A high level overview of the release, listing new features, the system requirements and any known issues.

This release of iBridge is the last version to support:
  • iBridge 8.9.1
  • Windows Server 2012

Release highlights

This release is to maintain compatibility with other i2 products that have the same version number.

The following changes are being made at this release:
  • Russian translations are removed.
Updated documentation:

System Requirements

The following system requirements should be used to ensure that the setup you are running is fully supported. Ensure that existing deployments are upgraded to currently supported versions of all the software required.

Operating systems

To run i2 products, you must ensure that you are using a supported operating system.

The supported operating systems:
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Windows 10 Professional
  • Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2019 Essentials Edition
  • Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2016 Essentials Edition
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition
iBridge is supported on hardware virtualization environments that run any of the listed operating systems. When you run in a virtual environment, any issues that can be replicated in a supported operating system will be addressed using the standard i2 support policy.


To run i2 products, you must ensure that your environment includes the listed prerequisite software. In addition you may need to install companion software to enhance your work flow.

Compatible companion products

i2 iBridge 9.4.0 is compatible with:
  • i2 Analyst's Notebook 9.4.0
  • i2 Analyst's Notebook Premium 9.4.0
  • i2 iBase 9.1.0
  • i2 Analyst's Notebook Connector for Esri 9.4.0


Runtime Environment
Minimum version
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1
  • iBridge requires that Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 is present on the installation system. The version of .NET you require will depend on the operating system you are running.

Supported Databases and Drivers

Database systems

iBridge is supported on a number of database systems including:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016, 2017, and 2019
  • Oracle 19c, and 21c
In addition the Microsoft Access editions in:
  • Microsoft Office 2016 and future fix packs
  • Microsoft Office 2019 and future fix packs
  • Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise and future fix packs

Client requirements

To run iBridge, you must have the following software installed:

  • Analyst’s Notebook 9.4.0


Ensure that the hardware you are installing onto meets the minimal system requirements. Depending on your environment you may wish to increase these values to improve system performance.

Disk space
At least 2 GB free disk space for installation plus space to store data. This figure does not include disk space that is required for prerequisites. Total disk space requirements depend on number of i2 products to be installed.
  • Minimum - XGA-capable 1152 x864 high color 16 bit capable graphics card and color monitor
  • Recommended - SXGA-capable 1280 x 1024 high color 16 bit capable graphics card and color monitor
Memory RAM
  • Minimum - 2 GB
  • Recommended - 4 GB
  • Minimum - 1.4Ghz processor
  • Recommended - 2.0Ghz processor

Language support

i2 products are tested on a number of various regional variations of operating systems. In addition they are translated into a number of different languages.

Operating system support

i2 supports this product on the following regional versions of the supported operating systems:
Language Group/Language Language Collection Support Status
Western Europe and USA Basic Supported
Central Europe Basic Supported
Baltic Basic Supported
Cyrillic Basic Supported
Turkic Basic Supported
Arabic Complex Script Supported
Japanese East Asian Supported
Korean East Asian Supported
Traditional Chinese East Asian Supported
Simplified Chinese East Asian Supported
Thai Complex Script Unsupported
Vietnamese Complex Script Unsupported
Greek Basic Unsupported
Hebrew Complex Script Unsupported
Indic Complex Script Unsupported
Georgian Complex Script Unsupported
Armenian Complex Script Unsupported
Dhivehi Complex Script Unsupported
Galician Complex Script Unsupported
Gujararti Complex Script Unsupported
Kannada Complex Script Unsupported
Krgyz Complex Script Unsupported
Mongolian (Cyrillic) Complex Script Unsupported
Punjabi Complex Script Unsupported
Syriac Complex Script Unsupported
Telagu Complex Script Unsupported

Data support

i2 products support unicode data.


The following components are translated:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese