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System Requirements

Server requirements

Operating System

  • Windows 2016 / 2012 / 2012 R2 / Windows 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2003 SP2 / Windows 10* / Windows 8* / Windows 7* (core, server, advanced server, enterprise edition, 64-bit edition, workstation, professional versions all supported)
  • Mac OS X 10.11+ (i.e. El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra)
  • Most modern Linux operating systems including:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (6.0+)
    • CentOS (6.0+)
    • Novell SuSE Linux (11.0+)
    • Ubuntu (10.04+)
    • Debian (6.0+)
    • Others supporting GNU glibc 2.11 or higher.

The “desktop” class systems such as Windows 7, 8 and 10 only allow 10 simultaneous connections (see Microsoft article). This means that these systems should only be used as a “server” to host print queues on networks with 10 workstations or less.

Memory

  • 2GB or higher recommended.

Hard Disk

  • At least 3GB of free space recommended.

Important: Internet connection is required to automatically update the software when new versions are available. For more information, see the ‘How do I update my Mobility Print server?’ section in FAQ.

Port requirements

The following ports must be available:

  • Port 9163 (HTTP)
  • Port 9164 (HTTPS)
  • Port 53 (DNS)
  • Port 5353 (mDNS)

Client requirements

  • iOS 9.2+
  • macOS Yosemite+ |10.10+
  • Windows 7+
  • Android 4.4+
  • Chrome OS with Chrome version 43+

Printer requirements

Mobility Print works with the vast majority of printers. The key requirement is that the printer has a print driver for the server host operating system (e.g. a Windows Driver).

SysAdmin requirements

  • Fresh coffee
  • At least one spare browser tab
  • An end-user to use as a guinea pig

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