System Requirements for Symantec Mail Security 6.5 for Microsoft Exchange on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Article:TECH97469  |  Created: 2009-01-16  |  Updated: 2012-03-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH97469
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This document describes the minimum system requirements for installing Symantec Mail Security 6.5 for Microsoft Exchange on Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.

 


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Server system requirements
You must have domain administrator-level privileges to install Mail Security.

See the following article for information about Exchange/OS level support and certification: Operating System and Exchange Version Support and Certification Matrix.


Minimum system requirements

  • Intel(TM) Pentium II 266MHz or higher processor; recommended Intel Pentium or compatible 733MHz processor
  • 1 GB of memory for Mail Security besides the minimum requirements for the operating system and Exchange. Approximately 4 GB or more of memory is required.
  • 500 MB disk space is required for Mail Security.
    This space does not include disk space required for items such as quarantined messages and attachments, reports, and log data.
  • NET Framework version 2.0
  • MDAC 2.8 or higher
  • DirectX 9 or higher


Ensure that the components.NET Framework, MDAC, and DirectX are installed before you install Mail Security.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is not a requirement to install and run Mail Security. However, it is required to view the reports that are generated in .pdf format as well as the Implementation Guide and other product documentation in the DOCS folder of your installation media. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from www.adobe.com.

Console system requirements
You can install the Mail Security console on a computer on which SMSMSE is not installed. The console system requirements are as follows:

Operating system

  • Windows Server 2003/R2/SP2
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008/R2/SP2 Standard and Enterprise Edition
  • Windows 7


Minimum system requirements

  • 32-bit processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 162 MB available disk space
    This does not include the space required for items such as quarantined messages and attachments, reports, and log data.



Software Requirements

  • NET Framework version 2.0
    Ensure that .NET Framework is installed before you install Mail Security.
  • For Windows Vista and Windows 7, IIS must be installed before installing the console


Adobe Acrobat Reader is not a requirement to install and run the Mail Security Console. However, it is required to view the reports that are generated in .pdf format. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from www.adobe.com.




 




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