Before you begin the installation of SafeConsole On-Prem for Windows, here are some items that you will need to have available and pre-configured to ensure a smooth installation process.



  • Valid SafeConsole v5.x license key.

  • Updated web browser to access SafeConsole Admin Portal. (Web browsers currently supported: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE11 and Edge)

  • At least 1 SafeConsole-Ready device to managed and registered on your new installation. (Recommend device firmware version v4.8.20 and higher)

  • Windows computer with administrator rights that be configured to allow external network connections. Server 2008, Server 2012 or Windows 7 is recommended. This computer should have a backup and restore system in place to allow easy data recovery.


  • Firewall rule forwarding traffic to the SafeConsole computer.  Default TCP port is 443 but can be configured for any unused port on network.

  • DNS record for the SafeConsole computer that can be reconfigured and accessible from any machine both internally and outside of corporate network. ie: sc.mycompany.com

  • SafeConsole computer should be allowed to send emails using SMTP or the mail service built into SafeConsole. (Default mail service: sendgrid.net TCP 443)

 

  • For software license activation purposes, the SafeConsole computer should be allowed to send activation requests to Activation Server. (Activation hostname: wyday.com TCP 443)

  • For Active Directory integration (optional): 
    • Preconfigured AD user that is unprivileged and not part of a Security Group.
    • Preconfigured AD Security Groups for SafeConsole roles. Administrators, Managers, and Support roles.
    • Domain controller should allow LDAP protocols to connect. (LDAPS can be used but requires additional setup.)