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“Mozilla Firefox (Version:”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • Mozilla Organisation
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: international
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Type of the IMS: N/A
  • Class of the IMS: Class 3

Supported languages

  • Poland: Polish
  • Spain: Spanish
  • Sweden: Swedish
  • Germany: German
  • England: English
  • Finland: Finnish
  • France: French
  • Czech Republik: Czech
  • Denmark: Danish
  • Netherlands: DUTCH

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Closed

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS

Windows (Pentium 233MHz, 64MB RAM, 52MB Harddrive), Linux (Pentium II 233MHz, 64MB RAM, 52MB Harddrive), MacOS X (PowerPC 604e 266 MHz, 64MB RAM, 72MB Harddrive)

Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

>50 million

Interoperability and supported standards

Firefox contains a simple username- and password manager. This component does only work within Firefox.

Server-side component(s)


Client-side component(s)

Mozilla Firefox is a web-browser, which contains an IDM-component

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

Upon first visit the browser offers to store login-data related to the actual page. Data can be secured by a master password. Multiple logins can be stored for one website. In addition Firefox supports multiple user-profiles, which have to be switched

Main functionality

account and password management

Purchase costs in EUR


Flow charts of the IMS

Screenshots of the IMS

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Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS


General Comments (free text)

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