MyQ Central Server mode with integrated Firebird database:

MyQ Central Server

1 - 10,000 users

10,001 - 50,000 users

50,001 - 100,000 users

CPU*

6

6

6

RAM

8GB

12GB

16GB

Valid for a typical user case:

  • Integrated Firebird database - installed automatically.

  • Data Replications from Site servers.

  • User synchronization.

  • Up to 500 Sites (for the Site servers HW requirements, see MyQ Print Server - Site mode) managed by the Central Server (license distribution, user synchronization, and data replication between Central Server and Site servers).

  • Up to 30,000 printers total on MyQ Central Server.

Recommendations:

  • Install Windows updates out of the replication or user synchronization time.

MyQ Central Server mode with an external MS SQL database:

MyQ Central Server 

1 - 10,000 users

10,001 - 50,000 users

 50,001 - 100,000 users

CPU*

4

4

4

RAM

4GB

6GB

6GB

MS SQL server (database)

1 - 10,000 users

10,001 - 50,000 users

50,001 - 100,000 users

CPU*

6

6

6

RAM

12GB

24GB

32GB

*CPU = number of virtual CPUs with 3,5GHz frequency (calculated with AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 3,5GHz).

Valid for a typical user case:

  • External MS SQL database used.

  • Data Replications from Site servers.

  • User synchronization .

  • Up to 500 Sites (for the Site servers HW requirements, see MyQ Print Server - Site mode) managed by the Central Server (license distribution, user synchronization, and data replication between Central Server and Site servers).

  • Up to 30,000 printers total on MyQ Central Server.

Recommendations:

  • Install Windows updates out of the replication or user synchronization time.

Operating System:

Windows Server 2012/ 2012 R2/ 2016/ 2019/ 2022, with all the latest updates; only 64bit OS supported.
Windows 8.1/ 10/ 11 **, with all the latest updates; only 64bit OS supported. Be aware of the connection limit of up to 20 clients (Windows EULA).

Additional software required:

**For the trouble-free running of the machine, it is strongly recommended using a server operating system.

Storage sizing:

The MyQ Central Server installation files are approximately 300MB.

Minimum 10GB dedicated disk for MyQ Data storage (jobs, main database and log database) is recommended; see the below tables for more details. 

Data storage with integrated Firebird database (included users, replications):


10k jobs

100k jobs

1M jobs

MYQ database

30MB

200MB

1,5GB

MYQLOG database

30MB

300MB

3GB

MyQ data folder storage counted for 1 year.

Data storage on external MS SQL database (include users, replications):


10k jobs

100k jobs

1M jobs

MYQ database

500MB

 700MB

7GB

MYQLOG database

1GB

1,5GB

3GB

MyQ data folder storage counted for 1 year.

Storage performance:

  • minimum 100 IOPS required.

  • RAID data storage supported.

Database:

Web browser:

  • Microsoft Edge 17 or higher (Recommended)

  • Google Chrome 72 or higher

  • Opera 12 or higher

  • Mozilla Firefox 65 or higher

  • Safari 12 or higher

  • Internet Explorer is no longer supported

Security:

DigiCert Global Root CA certificate (required for Installation Key license activation)
https://www.digicert.com/kb/digicert-root-certificates.htm#roots.
It should be included by default in the latest updated Windows versions.
Supported Public Key Infrastructure for asymmetric cryptography.

MyQ installation in Private cloud:

MyQ can also be installed in Private Cloud. For requirements and further details, see Installation in Private Cloud.

Environment limitation:

  • To make sure that the MyQ system runs smoothly, you need to set an exception for MyQ in your antivirus setup.

  • MyQ should not be installed on a Domain Controller.

For the Print Server requirements, check the MyQ Print Server guide.