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Pre-Requisite for Enterprise Installation - c06306663

The most recent pre-requisites for installing the PrinterOn Enterprise solution can be found in the PrinterOn Installation guide available on the website. Below are the latest information as of Jan 2018


  1. A dedicated physical server or virtual machine
  2. Intel compatible processor with 2GHz multi-core processor (quad-core recommended)
  3. 4 GB RAM minimum for dedicated servers (8 GB recommended)
  4. 10 GB of disk space for PrinterOn software and third-party application (20 GB recommended)


  1. Windows Server 2012/2016 R2 with current patches all installed
  2. IE Explorer 10 or later with latest patches
  3. SSL Certificates - Recommended to deploy digitally signed SSL certificates from a recognized certificate authority
  4. Microsoft Office 2010 to 2016 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. You should start each application included with Office at least once to ensure that they are properly installed and fully functional OR OpenOffice/LibreOffice - OR LibreOffice 5.0 or later (32-bit only)recommended. Only one of OpenOffice or LibreOffice should be installed at one time. You should start each application included with OpenOffice/LibreOffice at least once to ensure that they are properly installed and fully functional.

Software's to be removed or disabled:

  1. Apache Tomcat
  2. Microsoft SQL Server Express 2014
  3. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (installed by SQL Server)

Network Communication:

  1. For internal network communication, ensure that the server has inbound and outbound access on port 443.
  2. It is recommended, but not required, to have ports 80 and 631 available also.

Summary Overview:

  1. You have your PrinterOn license file in a location that is accessible to the computer where you are installing your server.
  2. Your computer is running a supported version of the Windows Server software.
  3. Your Windows User Account is set to log on as local administrator and uses a non-blank password.
  4. You have logged in as this user prior to starting the installation.
  5. All Windows Updates have been performed.
  6. Your computer has Internet Explorer installed.
  7. Microsoft Office and/or LibreOffice/OpenOffice is installed on this computer, using the same Windows User Account used to install.
  8. PrinterOn software (see Recommended software).
  9. Each application included with Microsoft Office and/or LibreOffice/OpenOffice has been started once to ensure all startup processes are complete.
  10. IIS (Internet Information Services), if installed, is disabled.
  11. Microsoft SQL Server is not installed on this computer.
  12. Port 443 on your server is not currently in use by other services.


Applies to PrinterOn Enterprise 3.x and later