Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

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Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by manyul » 2016-07-27 09:31

Hi guys does anyone tried to install HMS in windows 8.1 pro?

Is it okay to install HMS in windows 8.1 Pro? We have 700+ users.

Hmail server alone in windows 8.1 pro, with 4gb ram, 500gb hard disk.

MySQL database will be in different machine.

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by jimimaseye » 2016-07-27 09:34

OS is not a problem. Many have it installed on 8 and even 10.
HMS 5.6.6 B2383 on Win Server 2008 R2 Foundation, + 5.6.7-B2415 on test.
SpamassassinForWindows 3.4.0 spamd service
AV: Clamwin + Clamd service + sanesecurity defs : https://www.hmailserver.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=26829

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by percepts » 2016-07-27 12:05

if you have 700 users all using IMAP then I would suggest minimum of 16GB ram. Ram is so cheap in the greater scheme of things that 32GB or even 64GB should be a non issue for a 700 user system.

For optimum performance I would also use Postgre DB and put your spam/anitivirus checking on another server box using something like ASSP infront of the hmailserver box or consider using an external service for spam/antivirus checking such as SpamExperts which will remove a lot of admin/monitoring/problem solving/fixing from you the administrator.

That should give you some built in scalability so you won't see a degredation of performance if user numbers grow siginficantly or user load is heavy.

Having said that, 1000 mail accounts is only a medium size setup. There are implementations of hmailserver with many times that number of accounts so hmail is quite capable but yo need to be sure your hardware/software infrastructure is right. And you'll probably need backup hmail servers on other boxes.

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by manyul » 2016-07-28 05:07

Here is my setup now,

HMAILSERVER and WAMP are on the same machine, inside the Virtual Machine to be exact and then will create a high availability in case the hmail server is down. And, will create also a backup for Database in other machine.

is it ok to install HMS and wamp on the same machine?
hard disk = 1tb, is this enough for 700 users?
RAM = 8GB, is this enough for 700 users?

By the way, this is only POP3 users.

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by percepts » 2016-07-28 05:55

if its only pop3 users then it should be fine. And if its only pop3 then disk space should not be an issue.

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by manyul » 2016-07-28 07:30

So my setup now is Good to go?

Done with all sending and receiving test scenarios. My only pending now is that i need to create their email accounts.

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Re: Hmailserver in windows 8.1?

Post by mattg » 2016-07-28 08:25

Just 'cause I link to a page and say little else doesn't mean I am not being nice.
https://www.hmailserver.com/documentation

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