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Here are the system requirements for various versions of the Men & Mice Suite

Men & Mice 9.3

Operating Systems

Operating SystemManagement Console1Men&Mice ControllersMen&Mice CentralCommand line interfaceWeb Interface & Web ApplicationWeb Services
Windows Server 2008 R2 4(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2012(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2012 R2(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2016(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2019(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Solaris 10 x86(error)(tick)(error)(error)(error)(error)
Redhat Enterprise Linux 6(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
Redhat Enterprise Linux 7(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
Redhat Enterprise Linux 8(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
CentOS 6(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
CentOS 7(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
CentOS 8(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5

Suse Enterprise Linux 11/12/13 x86


Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS(error)(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)(error)5
1: The management console also works on non-server Windows that have not reached their EOL.
4: On January 14, 2020, Microsoft ends support for Windows server 2008 and 2008 R2 and therefore support for those server types will be deprecated in future versions of the Men&Mice Suite.
5: The Web Services component is bundled into the Web interface and Web Application, both for Windows and Linux. 

Hardware requirements

 Men&Mice CentralMen&Mice ControllersManagement ConsoleCommand line interfaceWeb InterfaceWeb Services

>= 2 CPU cores


>= 4 GB Memory

Disk space1 GB

250 MB

DNS / DHCP Servers

DNS ServersVersions
Microsoft DNS2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
ISC BIND9.6 - 9.14
Unbound1.4.22 - 1.7.3
PowerDNS Authoritative Server 3.4 - 4.3
DHCP ServersVersions
Microsoft DHCP2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
ISC DHCP3.0.6 - 4.4.1
ISC Kea DHCP1.1.0 - 1.2.0
Cisco IOS with DHCP support12.3 - 16.09

Database Servers


Men&Mice Central
running on Windows

Men&Mice Central
running on Linux
MS SQL 2008 R2(tick)(error)

MS SQL 2012

MS SQL 2014(tick)(tick)
MS SQL 2016(tick)(tick)


Men&Mice Web Interface and Web Application

  • Microsoft IIS 2 
  • Apache 2 Web server 2.2/2.4 3

Supported Cloud Services

  • Azure
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Dyn DNS
  • NS1 DNS
  • OpenStack
  • Akamai

Supported browsers

  • Chrome

  • Firefox
  • Safari

2 When using IIS 7 the IIS 6 Management Compatibility and ISAPI Extensions role services are required. 

3 The BIND name server and Apache web server are supported on all platforms except Windows. The ISC DHCP server is supported on all platforms except Windows.

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