System Requirements for PDQ Deploy and Inventory

Supported Operating Systems (Console and Target)

Console Machine

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4, 4.6 recommended
  • 4 GB RAM, 8 GB recommended

Target Machines

  • 1 GB RAM, 2 GB recommended
  • .NET Framework 4 required for PDQ Inventory, 4.6 recommended (can be remotely installed via PDQ Inventory)
  • PowerShell 3+ is recommended for PDQ Deploy


  • Windows Firewall: Allow inbound file and printer sharing exception
    • This rule allows the IPC$ and ADMIN$ shares to be available. Administrative access to these shares is required.
  • Windows Firewall: Allow ICMP exceptions (Allow inbound echo request)
    • This rule allows a target computer to respond to ping requests.
  • More information on Firewall Ports and Exceptions