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System Requirements


Console Machines

  • Windows 10, 8x, 7, Server 2008x - 2016x
  • NOT SUPPORTED:
    • Windows 10 releases not supported by Microsoft
    • Windows Vista, XP, and Home editions
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 required, 4.6 recommended
  • 4 GB RAM, 8 GB recommended
  • Installing on a Domain Controller or Microsoft Exchange Server is not recommended

Target Machines

  • Windows 10, 8x, 7, Server 2008x - 2016x
  • NOT SUPPORTED:
    • Windows Vista, XP, and Home editions
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 required, 4.6 recommended (can be remotely installed via PDQ Inventory)
  • 1 GB RAM, 2 GB recommended
  • PowerShell 3+ is recommended for PDQ Deploy

Configuration

  • Windows Firewall: Allow inbound file and printer sharing exception
    • This rule allows the IPC$ and ADMIN$ shares to be available. Administrative access to these shares is required.
  • Windows Firewall: Allow ICMP exceptions (Allow inbound echo request)
    • This rule allows a target computer to respond to ping requests.
  • More information on Firewall Ports and Exceptions

Need help getting started?

For PDQ Deploy, check out the getting started guide and video. For PDQ Inventory, check out the getting started guide and video.

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