Preparing to Install

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Hardware Requirements


One or more modems or serial devices accessible via Windows COM ports.



Local Computer Requirements


The following platforms are supported:  Windows 2012, 10, 8, 7, 2008, Vista, 2003, XP and 2000, including all R2, 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions, on native and virtual platforms, including Virtual Server and VMware.



Network Requirements


A TCP/IP network connection between the DialOut/EZ client PC and the TacServe PC is needed.



Server and Firewall Requirements


If there is a firewall between TacServe and DialOut/EZ clients, then it must permit TCP connections on port 7000 from the DialOut/EZ clients to TacServe.  If permitted by the firewall, allow TacServe to receive incoming connections on TCP port 7000 and any other ports being used.  Its path and filename are:


C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\TacServe.exe (x86 systems),


C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\DRIVERS\TacServe.exe (x64 systems).



Information and Software Required


The TacServe COM Port Server setup program.
Administrator privileges for the computer on which you will be installing TacServe.
A TacServe license key, unless installing as a 30-day evaluation.




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