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System requirements

Server requirements


Do not install Mobility Print on a DNS server or Domain Controller.

Operating System
  • Windows 2019 / 2016 / 2012 / 2012 R2 / Windows 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2003 SP2 / Windows 10* / Windows 8* / Windows 7* (core, server, advanced server, enterprise edition, 32-bit and 64-bit editions, 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, allow only 10 simultaneous connections . This means that these systems should be used as a "server" to host print queues only on networks with 10 workstations or less.

  • 2 GB or higher recommended.
Hard Disk
  • At least 3 GB of free space is recommended.

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 the FAQs.

Port requirements

The following ports must be available:

  • Port 9163 (HTTP) inbound TCP to the Mobility Print Server
  • Port 9164 (HTTPS) inbound TCP to the Mobility Print Server
  • If using mDNS, 5353 inbound and outbound UDP to/from the Mobility Print Server
  • If using DNS Service Discovery, 53 outbound UDP to DNS server from Mobility Print Server
  • If using DNS Service Discovery, 53 inbound UDP to Mobility Print Server from DNS server

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 (for example, a Windows Driver).

Pre-installation requirements

Like with most jobs, preparation is key for a successful outcome. Before you start installing Mobility Print, answer the questions on the Pre-installation considerations page.