Requirements Virtual

  • VMware vSphere (ESX)
  • VMware Server (from v. 2.0)
  • VMware Workstation (from 5.x) (which is currently called VMware Workstation Pro)
  • CITRIX XEN Server (from Version 6.5)
  • Hyper-V (from Windows 2008R2)

The following table includes a list of recommended RAM depending on the Appliance Variant.
These variants are bound to the amount of users receiving mails.
This means that a RX50_VM is for 50 users.

Variant Recommended RAM
RX50_VM 2 GB / 2048 MB
RX100_VM 3 GB / 3072 MB
RX250_VM 4 GB / 4096 MB
RX500_VM 5 GB / 5120 MB
RX750_VM 6 GB / 6144 MB
RX1000_VM 7 GB / 7168 MB
RX1500_VM 8 GB / 8192 MB
RX2500_VM 10 GB / 10240 MB
RX5000_VM 12 GB / 12288 MB
RX7500_VM 16 GB / 16384 MB

Following prerequisites need to be observed prior to the implementation of a new virtual appliance.
In case that the virtual appliance is setup as a secondary node in a cluster, you should read the cluster documentation first.
The documentation can be found here: Cluster Requirements.

  • Operating System Linux Ubuntu 64 Bit
  • Harddisk SCSI minimum 40 GB
  • Memory see Table
  • Default Network Adapter
  • Minimum 1 CPU
  • CDROM only necessary for installation

  • Operating System Template Ubuntu 14.04
  • Memory see Table
  • Minimum 1 CPU
  • Networking Network 0 or an other provided adapter
  • Harddisk minimum 40 GB
  • CDROM only necessary for installation

  • Client installation as generation 2 system with disabled secure boot
  • Memory see Table
  • Minimum 1 CPU
  • LAN-Connection – virtual Network
  • Harddisk minimum 40 GB

The installation process is explained in the following document: Installation steps