This sections lists all of the software required for installing the Mirage components. Before you deploy Mirage, verify that the software requirements are satisfied for each Mirage component that you install.

Table 1. Software Requirements for Mirage Components



Mirage client

Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1 on Windows XP 32-bit POSReady 2009.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 for Windows Vista and Windows 7.


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 is used in Mirage clients to enable the use of TLS 1.2. If you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, Mirage client work with TLS 1.0.


Windows 8.0, 8.1, and Windows 10 come pre-installed with .NET Framework 4.5.

Mirage server

  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5.1 or later.

  • For the file portal, an IIS 7.0 or later installation, the IIS 6 Management Compatibility Role, and the ASP.NET feature. Both options are within the IIS installation and are not selected by default.

Mirage Management server

Mirage Management console

  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5.1 or later.

  • Microsoft Management Console version 3.0 or later.

Mirage reference machine

  • Mirage client.

  • The OS and applications installed on the reference machine must use volume licenses and be designed for multiuser and multimachine deployment.

  • Verify that the reference machine does not include the following items:

    • Applications that install and use hardware-specific licenses.

    • Applications that install and use local user accounts, local groups, or both.

    • Software that uses a proprietary update service. Such software must be installed directly on endpoints.

Mirage file portal

  • Microsoft IIS 7 or later.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5.1 or later.

Mirage Web Management

  • Microsoft IIS 7.0 or later.

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 or later.