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Additionally to the Management Server a MailStore Service Provider Edition infrastructure consist of one or more Instance Hosts and Client Access Servers. Management of Instance Hosts and Client Access Server is done in the Infrastructure section of the Management Console.

Instance Hosts

The Instance Hosts page shows a list of available Instance Hosts that are registered in the Management Server.

Adding New Instance Hosts

New Instance Hosts can be added to the MailStore Service Provider Edition either by pairing via the MailStore Service Provider Edition Configuration tool as described in Multi Server Mode Setup or manually as described in the following:

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Instance Hosts.
  • Click Add Instance Host.
  • Fill out the Instance Host Configuration form:
    Ms spe add ih 01.png
  • Server Name: Must match the fully qualified host name of the Instance Host server.
  • Port: The TCP port on which the Instance Host listens for incoming connection from the Management Server and Client Access Servers (default: 8472)
  • Thumbprint: The SSL thumbprint of the certificate used by the Instance Host to identify itself. Execute the Management API command GetServiceStatus and search for the item which has "serverType" : "managementServer" set. The thumbprint value can be found in the serverCertificate key of the item.
  • Base Directory: Default directory for all newly created instances on the Instance Host. Can be overwritten individually for each new instance.
  • Click OK to add the new Instance Host or Cancel to abort.

Configuring Instance Hosts

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Instance Hosts.
  • Select the Instance Host to be modified from the list.
  • Click on Commands > Configure..
  • Change one or more of the following setting in the Instance Host Configuration dialog:
  • Port: The TCP port on which the Instance Host listens for incoming connection from the Management Server and Client Access Servers (default: 8472)
  • Thumbprint: The SSL thumbprint of the certificate used by the Instance Host to identify itself. Execute the Management API command GetServiceStatus and search for the item which has "serverType" : "managementServer" set. The thumbprint value can be found in the serverCertificate key of the item.
  • Base Directory: Default directory for all newly created instances on the Instance Host. Can be overwritten individually for each new instance.
  • Click OK to save changes or Cancel to discard.

Removing Instance Hosts

In case an Instance Host should be removed from the MailStore Service Provider Edition environment, proceed as follows:

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Instance Hosts.
  • Select the Instance Host to be removed from the list.
  • Click on Commands > Remove
  • Click OK to confirm the deletion of Instance Host or Cancel to abort.

Client Access Servers

The Client Access Servers page shows a list of available Client Access Server that are registered in the Management Server. Additionally the current status of the network services provided by the Client Access Servers are shown.

Adding New Client Access Servers

New Client Access Server can be added to the MailStore Service Provider Edition either by pairing via the MailStore Service Provider Edition Configuration tool as described in Multi Server Mode Setup or manually as described in the following:

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Client Access Servers.
  • Click Add Client Access Server.
  • Fill out the Client Access Server Configuration form
    Ms spe add cas 01.png
  • Server Name: Must match the fully qualified host name of the Client Access Server's server.
  • Port: The TCP port on which the Client Access Server listens for incoming connection from the Management Server (default: 8473)
  • Thumbprint: The SSL thumbprint of the certificate used by the Client Access Server to identify itself. Use the MailStore Service Provider Edition Configuration tool on the Client Access Server to retrieve the thumbprint from the TCP Server Certificate field.
  • Click OK to add the Client Access Server or Cancel to abort.

Configuring Client Access Servers

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Client Access Servers.
  • Select the Client Access Server to be modified from the list.
  • Click on Commands > Configure...
  • Change one or more of the following setting in the Client Access Server Configuration dialog:
  • Port: The TCP port on which the Client Access Server listens for incoming connection from the Management Server (default: 8473)
  • Thumbprint: The SSL thumbprint of the certificate used by the Client Access Server to identify itself. Use the MailStore Service Provider Edition Configuration tool on the Client Access Server to retrieve the thumbprint from the TCP Server Certificate field.
  • Click OK to save changes or Cancel to discard.

Removing Client Access Servers

In case a Client Access Server should be removed from the MailStore Service Provider Edition environment, proceed as follows:

  • Log on to the Management Console.
  • Click on Infrastructure > Client Access Servers.
  • Select the Client Access Server to be removed.
  • Click Commands > Remove.
  • Click OK to confirm the deletion of the Client Access Server or Cancel to abort.