Prerequisites and requirements

The following packages must be pre-installed on your Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® systems before you install MCM and BigFix Mobile:

BigFix MDM server
The target computers must have the following elements installed:
  • The computer must be running on RHEL 7+ or RHEL 8+
  • Docker (CE v19.x or RHEL version 1.13 or later) and Docker Compose 1.25.x
  • BigFix client version 10.0.2 or later (recommended version 10.0.5)
  • OpenSSL
Note: RHEL8 distribution no longer provides Docker CE. To instal a compatible Docker CE version on RHEL8, see Installing Docker CE and Docker compose on RHEL8

The BigFix MDM server is typically deployed in the DMZ. Hence, appropriate security measures should be applied to the OS, firewall configuration and system accounts.

BigFix PlugIn Portal
The target computers must have the following elements installed:
  • BigFix Client version 10.0.2 or later (recommended version 10.0.5)
  • BiFix PlugIn Portal version 10.0.2 or later (recommended version 10.0.5)
  • Mongo DB 4.2.3 or later