System requirements

The minimum system requirements and supported platforms for Micetro by Men&Mice are as follows:

Hardware

Note

The hardware requirements for the Micetro components are dependent on the size of the environment and usage. Refer to Architecture overview for details.

Operating systems

Operating systems

Operating system

Management Console 1

Server Controllers

Men&Mice Central

Web Application

API 2

Command Line Interface

Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2012

Y

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Windows Server 2012 R2

Y

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Windows Server 2016

Y

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Windows Server 2019

Y

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Linux

Redhat Enterprise Linux 6

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Redhat Enterprise Linux 7

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Redhat Enterprise Linux 8

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

CentOS 6

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

CentOS 7

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

CentOS 8

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Suse Enterprise Linux 11/12/13 x86

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

N

Y

Y

Y

N/A

Y

1

The management console also works on non-server Windows that have not reached their EOL.

2

The REST and SOAP APIs are bundled into the Web Application, both for Windows and Linux.

Note

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft ended support for Windows server 2008 and 2008 R2 and therefore support for those server types are deprecated in versions 10.2 and above of Micetro.

Note

32-bit Linux Operating Systems will no longer be supported in version 10.2 and above due to the lack of support from common Linux distros

Databases

Databases

Database

Supported version(s)

Operating System of Men&Mice Central

PostgreSQL

12

Windows, Linux

SQLite

N/A 4

Windows, Linux

Microsoft SQL Server

2012, 2014, 2016, 2019

Windows

4

The SQLite database is embedded into the Men&Mice Central application.

Note

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 will no longer be supported in Micetro versions 10.2 and above due to Microsoft ending support of these operating system

DNS/DHCP Server software

DNS & DHCP server software

Server

Version(s)

DNS

Microsoft DNS

2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

ISC BIND

9.6 - 9.14

Unbound

1.4.22 - 1.7.3

PowerDNS Authoritative Server

3.4 - 4.3

DHCP

Microsoft DHCP

2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

ISC DHCP

3.0.6 - 4.4.1

ISC Kea

1.6, 1.8

Cisco IOS with DHCP support

12.3 - 16.09

Danger

ISC Kea versions older than 1.6 are no longer supported. See Updating ISC Kea with Micetro 10.0 for more details.

Other

Men&Mice Web Application

  • Microsoft IIS 5

  • Apache 2 Web server 2.2/2.4 6

5

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

6

The Apache web server are supported on all platforms except Windows.

Supported Cloud Services

  • Azure 7

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Dyn DNS

  • NS1 DNS

  • OpenStack

  • Akamai

7

Micetro is available to install directly from the Azure Marketplace. See Installing Micetro in Azure.

Supported browsers (Web Application)

  • Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari