Port configuration, Client requirements, Monitor display resolution – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual

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Kofax Front-Office Server Installation Guide

Kofax, Inc.


Port Configuration

Ports 80 and 8080 must be available for use by Kofax Front-Office Server. If IIS, a Web server, or
another application uses these ports, reconfigure it to use different ports. If IIS, a Web server, or an

application cannot be reconfigured, disable or uninstall it or install Kofax Front-Office Server on
another computer. If you are installing Kofax Front-Office Server on a computer with Kofax

Capture and Kofax Capture Import Connector - Web Services, refer to

Installing Kofax Front-

Office Server with Kofax Capture


Some MFPs also need port 8888 open in the network connection between Kofax Front-Office
Server and the device. Refer to the MFP administrator guide for information.

Client Requirements

This version of Kofax Front-Office Server provides browser-based applications, the Web Client
and the Administration Console, which require the following.


For information on additional requirements if you want to allow users to scan directly from

the Web Client (using the feature called WebScan), see the Kofax Front-Office Server Administrator’s


Monitor Display Resolution

To view client software correctly in a browser, the monitor display resolution must be at least
1024 x 768 with 16-bit color and Normal fonts.

Certified Web Browsers

Kofax Front-Office Server requires a Web browser to run thin clients and view the Help. The
following browsers have been tested with Kofax Front-Office Server:


Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and 7.0


Mozilla Firefox 1.5 and 2.0


Firefox support is deprecated in this version of Kofax Front-Office Server.

Adobe Reader Requirement

To view PDF files on Kofax Front-Office Server client workstations, you need the current version
of Adobe Reader.

Preparing for New Installations

Before installing Kofax Front-Office Server, follow these instructions to prepare your computer
and avoid potential problems.

Log On Requirements

You must have administrator rights to install Kofax Front-Office Server.

If you want Kofax Front-Office Server to connect to Active Directory automatically, the computers
where you are installing Kofax Front-Office Server must be on the same domain as the Active

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