I have a similarly configured machine supporting over 1000 Win2k users, runs like a champ. I have a mirror & two RAID5's though, and an extra gig of RAM. When you say "do it all" I hope you don't mean file/print serving, DNS, DHCP, etc.
> -----Original Message----- > From: Olds, Dominic [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Posted At: Thursday, December 20, 2001 12:18 PM > Posted To: MSExchange Mailing List > Conversation: Server memory? > Subject: Server memory? > > > Does anyone have an idea of miminum memory requirements for > exchange servers > based on number of mailboxes etc? I have read the paper from > M$ on this and > can only find reference to monitoring swapfile usage. > I only have one server now (5.5 sp4 on win2K) but we have > just taken over > another company thus giving me an extra 200 mailboxes. > My server is a HP dual Xeon 700, 1 gig of RAM and plenty of > disk (90 gig on > raid 5) SHould this cope OK with 6 or 7 hunderd users or should I get > another server to remove some of the load? > Ideally, if I can make this one box do it all (except IMS > which is relayed > from an IIS machine in the DMZ) I would prefer this option > even if it means > adding memory. > Is there a "rule of thumb amount" of memory per mailbox i > should be looking > to have? > Thanks > Dominic. > > _________________________________________________________________ > List posting FAQ: http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm > Archives: http://www.swynk.com/sitesearch/search.asp > To unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Exchange List admin: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > _________________________________________________________________ List posting FAQ: http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm Archives: http://www.swynk.com/sitesearch/search.asp To unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Exchange List admin: [EMAIL PROTECTED]