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Pathfinder Server Manual

The following documents will help you set up and administer Pathfinder Server.


Pathfinder Server is the interface both Pathfinder Mobile as well as the REST API use to communicate with Pathfinder.

System Requirements

Currently Pathfinder Server can only be installed on Microsoft Windows systems and some Linux Distributions. It is possible to install Pathfinder Server on a desktop system (Windows 10), however, we recommend a Server edition of Windows to run Pathfinder Server.



Supported databases

  • 2 GB RAM

  • 500 MB available storage on hard disk

  • Windows 10 (x64)

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)

  • Windows Server 2016 (x64)

  • Windows Server 2019 (x64)

  • Debian 11 or greater 

  • Ubuntu 20.04 or greater 

  • Red Hat 8 or Centos 8

Please make sure that the database server can be accessed from the machine you install Pathfinder Server on

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and above

  • MariaDB 10.2.4 and above

  • PostgreSQL 9.4 and above

  • Microsoft Azure (MS SQL) 2008 and above

  • Firebird 3.0

  • Oracle 11g and above

Server Installation: Windows

Learn all about how to install Pathfinder Server on Windows. It is important to have Pathfinder already running on the database you want the server to connect with.

Get started with the Server Installation for Windows →

Other Server Installations


The new interface allows you to access Pathfinder data quickly and efficiently. An extensive library of function calls is available for this as well.

Learn all about the REST API →

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