MobiControl Pre-Installation Checklist



Operating System
(64-bit only)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 with latest service packs installed, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10
  • .NET 4.5.1 framework installed with all critical updates
  • Required on the Deployment Server to activate MobiControl
  • External DNS required for iOS and Android devices
  • Inbound to the Deployment Server – 5494
  • Inbound to Deployment Server from the Management Service– 5495.
    This port is required if the Management Service and Deployment Service are on separate computers.
  • Inbound to the deployment server and Web Console – 443*
  • Inbound to the Web Console – 443
  • Outbound to Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) – 2195, 5223
  • If the deployment server and Web Console are not installed on the same box, a separate DNS will be required for each with 443 forwarded respectively.
  • SSL Certificate to be bound to port 443 (matching external DNS host name)
  • Apple Push Notification Certificate with Password and APNS Topic String (for iOS MDM only)
  • Please click here for detailed APNS instructions 
  • An account with administrative and interactive log in rights to the local host from which installation will be executed is required
  • If Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2/2012/2014 is already installed on the local machine or network, MobiControl Installer detects it and provides preset credentials.
  • If Microsoft SQL Server is not installed, MobiControl Installer automatically installs MS SQL Server Express 2008 R2 and guides you through the setup process.

Please click here for the full system requirements.