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Hardware and Software Requirements

If you plan to install Mule and run it on premises, review these minimum hardware and software requirements before you install.

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 2 GHz CPU or 1 virtual CPU in virtualized environments.

  • 1 GB of RAM.

  • 4 GB of storage.

Adjust RAM to match your latency requirements and the size and number of simultaneous messages that applications process.

Mule supports the x86 and x64 architectures but does not yet support the ARM architecture.

Required Software

Verify that you use a supported version of Java before you install Mule.

Software Version


JDK 1.8.0, JDK 11, or JDK 17

Supported Software

Mule is supported on any operating system that runs a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from a supported JDK.

Tested Software

The Mule runtime engine passed functional testing against the following software and operating systems:

Software Version


MacOS 10.15, HP-UX 11i V3, AIX 7.2, Windows Server 2019, Windows 10, Solaris 11.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.8, Ubuntu Server 20.04


JDK 1.8.0, JDK 11, JDK 17

This version of Mule runtime engine is bundled with the Runtime Manager agent plugin version 2.4.21. For Runtime Manager Agent compatibility, see Runtime Manager Agent Release Notes.