- 1 Do I have to install MailStore Server on a separate system?
- 2 Do I need an additional database server like Microsoft SQL Server to run MailStore Server?
- 3 Does MailStore Web Access require Internet Information Server or Apache?
- 4 MailStore Server on the same machine as Exchange?
- 5 Installing MailStore Server in a virtual environment
- 6 MailStore Server in Terminal Server environment
Do I have to install MailStore Server on a separate system?
Q: Can I install MailStore Server on the same computer where Exchange Server (or any other email server) is installed, or do I have to install it on a separate machine?
A: Primarily this depends on the size of your setup. With less than 150 clients there is no problem installing MailStore Server onto a running Exchange- or Fileserver. For larger setups we recommend using an separate server for in order to run MailStore Server.
Do I need an additional database server like Microsoft SQL Server to run MailStore Server?
Q: Most email archiving products on the market seem to require Microsoft SQL Server installed. In MailStore Server's system requirements, I have not found this requirement.
Is this correct?
A: Yes, this is correct. MailStore Server comes with an embedded database and does not depend on any other external database server.
Does MailStore Web Access require Internet Information Server or Apache?
Q: Do I need an additional web-server like Microsoft IIS or Apache to offer MailStore Web Access to my clients?
A: No. MailStore runs its own HTTP Server on the corresponding TCP Ports and therefore does not need an additional web server.
MailStore Server on the same machine as Exchange?
Q: When using MailStore together with Exchange, do I need to run it on the same machine?
A: No. This is not required. Optionally MailStore can be installed onto a separate system. In setups with more than 150 users we recommend using an additional server in order to run MailStore Server.
Installing MailStore Server in a virtual environment
Q: Is it possible to run MailStore Server on virtual machines like VMWare guests or similar?
A: Yes it is, as long as the underlying operating system supports it, there is no problem running MailStore Server inside a virtualized environment.
MailStore Server in Terminal Server environment
Q: Is it possible to run MailStore in a terminal server environment?
A: Yes, this is absolutely possible.