Mobile Center system requirements

Before installing Mobile Center make sure that you meet the system requirements.

Server requirements

The Mobile Center server can be installed on either a Linux or Windows machine.

Linux server

Computer Processor:

2.2 GHz or higher dual core processor (Quad core recommended)

Operating System:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 minimal workstation x64
  • CentOS 6.6 minimal installation
  • CentOS 6.7 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.0 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.1 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.2 minimal installation
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Linux AMI

Memory:

4 GB RAM

Mobile Center requires at least 1 GB RAM free (2 GB recommended)
.

Free Hard Disk Space:

Hard disk space: 20 GB

  • General Installation: 15 GB
    • <Installation directory>: (Default: /opt/hpmc/server/) 1 GB
    • <Database installation directory>: (Default: /opt/postgres) 13.5 GB

      Note: You may require more space depending on the number of apps or app uploads that you are performing. For example, if the app size is 20 MB, and you have uploaded the same app 100 times, the required size is 2 GB.

    • <Third party directory>: (Default: /opt/hpmc_3rd_party) 0.5 GB
  • Temp directory: (/tmp/) 5 GB

An additional 1 GB of free disk space is required on the system disk (the disk upon which the operating system is installed).

Database:
(comes with the installation package)

PostgreSQL server Version 9.3  

Maximum number of devices connected by USB to server machine

55 devices connected by USB directly to the server machine.

Note: Using standalone connectors, you can connect hundreds of devices to Mobile Center. The maximum number of devices per standalone connector is 50.

Windows server

Computer Processor:

2.2 GHz or higher dual core processor (Quad core recommended)

Operating System:

Windows 7 64-bit

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Memory:

4GB RAM

Mobile Center requires at least 1 GB RAM free (2 GB recommended)
.

Free Hard Disk Space:

Hard disk space: 20GB

  • General installation: 15 GB
    • <Installation Directory>: 1.5 GB
    • <Database Installation Directory>: 13.5 GB

      Note: You may require more space depending on the number of apps or app uploads that you are performing. For example, if the app size is 20 MB, and you have uploaded the same app 100 times, the required size is 2 GB.

  • Temp directory: (\Temp) 5 GB

An additional 1 GB of free disk space is required on the system disk (the disk upon which the operating system is installed).

Database:

PostgreSQL server Version 9.3 (comes with the installation package) 

Maximum number of devices connected by USB to the server machine:

55 devices connected by USB directly to the server machine.

Note: Using standalone connectors, you can connect hundreds of devices to Mobile Center. The maximum number of devices per standalone connector is 50.

The Mobile Center server can also be run on a virtual machine. Hosted virtualization hypervisors are supported. Mobile Center has been certified with:

  • VMWare:
    • Workstation 10.0.3. and 11.1.2
    • ESX server. Certified for server installation only. Devices should not be connected directly to the VMWare ESX machine, but should be connected using a connector on a different (non-VMWare ESX) machine.
  • Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2. Certified for server installation only. Devices should not be connected directly to the Hyper-V machine, but should be connected using a connector on a different (non-Hyper-V) machine.

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Connector requirements

When you install Mobile Center, both the server and a connector are installed. The connector can also be installed as a standalone component on either a Linux or Windows machine. You can install a standalone connector on your testing-tool machine or on multiple machines in distributed locations. For more details, see Install the connector on a Windows machine or Install the connector on a Linux machine.

Linux

Hardware:

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB disk space

Operating System:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 minimal workstation x64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 minimal workstation x64
  • CentOS 6.6 minimal installation
  • CentOS 6.7 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.0 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.1 minimal installation
  • CentOS 7.2 minimal installation
Windows

Hardware:

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB disk space

Operating System:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 7 SP1 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Windows 10
MacOS

Hardware:

  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB disk space

Operating Systems:

  • OS X 10.10.2 and later
  • Sierra 10.11.2, 10.12, 10.12.1, and 10.12.4
Maximum number of connected devices per connector: 50 devices

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Supported Browsers

The following browsers are supported on clients connecting to Mobile Center's Lab Management console:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

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Screen resolutions

Mobile Center supports the following screen resolutions:

Windows

  • 1920 x 1200
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 1366 x 728

MacOs

  • 1440 x 900
  • 2880 x 1800
  • 2560 x 1600

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Network requirements

The table below lists the ports used by Mobile Center. Server and connector ports are configurable during installation:

Server:

HTTP (Default. 8080)

HTTPS (Default. 8443)

Connector:

HTTP (Default. 8080)

HTTPS (Default. 8443)

Devices:

(internal only)

  • Remote access: 3389
  • Android-specific: 5000, 5001
  • iOS-specific: 12345

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