MailStore Service Provider Edition Help
Service providers receive an unlimited, scalable software solution with MailStore Service Provider Edition, which they will be able to independently operate either on their existing IT infrastructures or those they have leased. This help website has an exclusive focus on installing and setting up the backend of the MailStore Service Provider Edition. The Quick Start Guide helps you to set it up without going into too many details. For administration of MailStore Instances, which is comparable to the on-premises solution MailStore Server, please visit the MailStore Server Help
Before You Start
|Overview||Get to know the architecture of the MailStore Service Provider Edition and an overview of most common scenarios.|
|System Requirements||Before installing MailStore Service Provider Edition, ensure that the system requirements are met. The built in calculator helps you to identify your needs.|
|Frequently Asked Questions|
Installation and Setup
|Installation||Independent of the planned scenario, the always begins with some basic installation steps.|
|Initial Configuration||Starting with Single Server Mode is highly recommended during the trial period, since roles can be added or moved to other servers as more and more instances are added to the environment.|
|Firewall Configuration||To be able to access the MailStore Service Provider Edition from remote systems, appropriate firewall rules must be set up.|
Using MailStore Service Provider Edition
|Logging On||The Management Console is the central web-based administrative tool for MailStore Service Provider Edition administrators.|
|Creating Instances||Within a the MailStore Service Provider Edition, every customer gets his own self-contained MailStore instance that runs completely isolated from those belonging to other customers. Before emails can be archived, it is necessary to create such a MailStore instance first.|
|Starting Instances||Before being able to access a newly created instance, it must be started manually.|
Post Installation Tasks
|Enhancing SSL Security|
|Backup and Restore|
The MailStore Management Console is the primary, web based administration utility for MailStore Service Provider Edition administrators. The following articles provide a general overview of all available functions. Every function of the Management Console also has a corresponding Management API command, which allows full, script-based control over MailStore Service Provider Edition.
Managing MailStore Instances consist of two main areas: General Administration covers all aspects of creating, controlling and configuring instances, whereas Instance Administration deals with the administration of internal parameters for each instance such as archive stores, search indexes, user synchronization, archiving profiles, etc.
The Management API extends the management capabilities of the MailStore Service Provider Edition by providing a HTTP based access to all management functions. This allows to fully automate the administration of MailStore Service Provider Edition via scripts or even integration into centralized management solutions. For an even faster development, example API libraries for different scripting and programming languages are provided.
Example Implementation of API Libraries
Active Directory Group Policy Templates