Thursday, November 15, 2007

Getting ready to install Exchange 2007?

Below is nice table to have it handy going trough upgrading or implementing exchange 2007.

Exchange 2007 @ Hardware Requirements

Item

Minimum Requirements

CPU

Must be an x64 64-bit architecture server system that provides support for the Intel EM64T or AMD64 platform. The Intel Itanium IA64 platform is not supported; 32-bit x86 systems are not supported except in a management station role.

Operating system

Windows Server 2003 SP1 x64 or Windows Server 2003 R2 x64, Standard or versions. The management tools can be installed on a 32-bit Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP SP2 computer.

Memory

Minimum of 2GB RAM.

Hard disk space

Minimum of 200MB on the server's system drive. Minimum of 1.2GB on the server drive where the Exchange executables will be installed.

Optical drive

A DVD drive, local or network accessible, is required.


 

Exchange 2007 @ CPU Requirements

Server Role

Minimum CPU

Recommended CPU

Recommended Maximum CPU

Edge Transport

1 CPU core

2 CPU cores

4 CPU cores

Hub Transport

1 CPU core

4 CPU cores

4 CPU cores

Client Access

1 CPU core

4 CPU cores

4 CPU cores

Mailbox

1 CPU core

4 CPU cores

8 CPU cores

Unified Messaging

1 CPU core

4 CPU cores

4 CPU cores

Multiple roles

1 CPU core

4 CPU cores

4 CPU cores


 

Exchange 2007 @ Memory Requirements

Server Role

Minimum RAM

Recommended RAM

Recommended Maximum RAM

Edge Transport

2GB

Not less than 1GB per CPU core; 2GB minimum

16GB

Hub Transport

2GB

Not less than 1GB per CPU core; 2GB minimum

16GB

Client Access

2GB

Not less than 1GB per CPU core; 2GB minimum

8GB

Mailbox

2GB, but depends on number of storage groups

2GB plus 2MB–5MB per mailbox on the server

32GB

Unified Messaging

2GB

Not less than 1GB per CPU core; 2GB minimum

4GB

Multiple roles

2GB, but depends on number of storage groups

4GB plus 2MB–5MB per mailbox on the server

8GB


 

Best,

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