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.