System Requirements

Recommended Hardware

(depending on your email traffic and settings)

  • Multicore CPU: 64bit (Intel EMT64 or AMD64), for use as virtual machine activate Intel VT/AMD-V CPU flag
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Bootable CD-ROM-drive or USB boot support
  • Monitor with a resolution of 1024x768 for the installation
  • 1 Gbps Ethernet network interface card
  • Storage: at least 8 GB free disk space, best setup with redundancy, use hardware RAID controller with battery backed write cache (“BBU”) or ZFS. ZFS is not compatible with a hardware RAID controller. For best performance use Enterprise class SSD with power loss protection.

Minimum Hardware

  • CPU: 64bit (Intel EMT64 or AMD64)
  • 2 GB RAM
  • bootable CD-ROM-drive or USB boot support
  • Monitor with a resolution of 1024x768 for the installation
  • Hard disk with at least 8 GB of disk space
  • Ethernet network interface card

Supported web browsers for accessing the web interface

To use the web interface you need a modern browser, this includes:

  • Firefox, a release from the current year, or the latest Extended Support Release
  • Chrome, a release from the current year
  • Microsofts currently supported version of Edge
  • Safari, a release from the current year

Install as virtual host

For using Proxmox Mail Gateway on a virtualization platform use the same resource settings as you would use on physical hardware. The following platforms are supported:

  • Proxmox VE
  • Vmware vSphere™
  • Hyper-V™
  • KVM
  • Virtual box™
  • Citrix XenServer™
  • LXC container
  • ...and others supporting Debian Linux as guest OS

If you want more information about using your Proxmox Mail Gateway on a virtual host, please contact us.

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