What are the minimum recommended hardware specifications in order to run WorkgroupMail?

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Minimum Specifications:

Attribute Requirement
CPU 66Mhz
Keyboard Yes
Mouse Yes
Memory 32Mb or minimum required by the Operating System
Disk space 10Mb installation program files. 100Mb as a basic allowance for messages and attachments and event logs
Operating system Windows 95
Network NIC must be installed for internal TCP/IP network. NIC connection to internet – Optional
Modem Optional (for dial-up internet access)

Recommended Specifications:
As above but with additional:

Attribute Requirement
CPU 166Mhz or greater
Memory 64Mb or greater
Disk space 500Mb or greater for storage of messages not downloaded by client, archived messages, Event logs etc.

Note: WorkgroupMail is a highly scalable product and the system requirements will depend on many factors. Processing power, Memory, Disk Space and Operating System will need to be increased/improved for mail servers in the following circumstances:

  • Running IIS on the same machine – OS, processing power, network access speed
  • Hosting Webmail – processing power, disk space
  • Keeping archived messages – disk space
  • Performing Extensive logging – disk space
  • High throughput of messages – sent and recived message queues
  • High numbers of users – mailbox disk space per user
  • Very fast internet access – OS, processing power, network access speed, disk space
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