System requirements for Symantec Mail Security 6 for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server/Server 2003

Article:TECH86932  |  Created: 2007-01-05  |  Updated: 2014-05-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH86932
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Issue



What are the system requirements for Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 6 (formerly known as Symantec Information Foundation Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange) when installing on Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003? 


Solution




Server system requirements

You must have domain administrator-level privileges to install Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange.

Operating system:

    • Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server/Data Center SP4
    • Windows Server 2003 Standard/Enterprise/Data Center SP1/R2

Exchange platform:

    • Exchange 2000 Server SP3/Enterprise Server
    • Exchange Server 2003/Enterprise Server

Minimum system requirements:

    • 32-bit processor
    • 1 GB of RAM
    • 352 MB of available disk space.
      This is the available disk space that Mail Security requires. This space does not include that space which is required for quarantined messages and attachment, reports, and log data.
    • .NET Framework version 2.0
    • MDAC 2.8 or higher
    • DirectX 9 or higher


.NET Framework, MDAC, and DirectX are included in the \PREREQS folder of the SMSMSE CD.

You must install these components before you install SMSMSE.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is not required to install the product; however, it is required to view reports that you generate in .PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 is also included in the \DOCS folder of the CD.


Console system requirements

You can install the Mail Security console to a computer on which Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange is not installed.

The console system requirements are:

Operating System:

    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
    • Windows 2000 Server Standard/Enterprise
    • Windows Server 2003/R2
    • Windows XP

Minimum system requirements:

    • 32-bit processor
    • 512 MB of RAM
    • 162 MB of available disk space.
      This is the available disk space that Mail Security requires. This space does not include that space which is required for quarantined messages and attachment, reports, and log data.
    • .NET Framework version 2.0
    • On Windows 7 and Windows Vista, IIS must be installed


.NET Framework is included in the \PREREQS folder of the SMSMSE CD.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is not required to install the console; however, it is required to view reports that you generate in .PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 is also included in the \DOCS folder of the CD.
 



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