MDaemon Email Server System Requirements

These are the minimum recommended system requirements for MDaemon Email Server to run. This does not take into account running multiple programs simultaneously. To run several programs on the computer at the same time, that computer should exceed these recommendations.

The current version of MDaemon Email Server is 18.0.1

MDaemon Email Server - Minimum System Requirements

MDaemon is available as a 32 or 64 bit application.

  • Microsoft Windows 10|2016|8|2012|7|2008|Vista|2003 - Service Pack 2 & KB2868626|XP - Service Pack 3
  • CPU 800 MHz processor or higher (dual core CPU 2.4 GHz or higher recommended)
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB RAM recommended)
  • Typical Hard disk space required: 200MB of free space, additional space for any mail to be stored
  • TCP/IP network protocol installed
  • Internet or Intranet communication capabilities

Note: Like all mail servers MDaemon is heavily I/O bound - performance can be dramatically improved with faster hard drives.

Note: The number of MDaemon AntiVirus user licenses must equal (or be greater than) the number of user accounts in your MDaemon server, otherwise, you will not be able to add new MDaemon accounts, or MDaemon AntiVirus will be deactivated until you increase your MDaemon AntiVirus license size.

Additional Notes

For more information, read the latest MDaemon Email Server Release Notes.

MDaemon Connector for Outlook - Client Requirements

MDaemon Connector Client is available as a 32 or 64 bit application.

  • Microsoft Windows 10|8|7
  • Microsoft Outlook 2016|2013|2010
  • CPU 1 GHz processor or higher
    (CPU 2.4 GHz or higher recommended)
  • 1 GB RAM
  • TCP/IP network protocol installed
  • Disk space: 20MB of free space for the installation of the MDaemon Connector for Outlook client. For performance and compatibility reasons MDaemon Connector for Outlook maintains a local cache - additional disk space will be required for these cache files which will grow with time. Our recommendation is to budget on 300MB of free space per MDaemon Connector for Outlook enabled profile however this will vary depending on the size of the users MDaemon account.
  • Internet or Intranet communication capabilities
  • Microsoft Edge 1.0, Internet Explorer 6.0, FireFox 1.5, Opera 8.5, Safari 3.0 (or later)

Additional Notes

  • The latest Service Pack needs to be installed for all versions of Microsoft Outlook for MDaemon Connector for Outlook to run.
  • Current known issues with using MDaemon Connector for Outlook with Microsoft Outlook 2010/2013/2016:
    • "Show as Conversations" does not work
    • "You must restart Outlook" prompt is displayed when creating an MDaemon Connector for Outlook profile

For more information, read the latest MDaemon Email Server Release Notes.

MDaemon Email Server - System Recommendations

Users Operating System Processor RAM Hard Drives Drive Type
6 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
(32 or 64 bit)
Core2Duo / i5 2 GB RAID 1 Array SATA
12 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
(32 or 64 bit)
Core2Duo / i5 2 GB RAID 1 Array SATA
25 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
(32 or 64 bit)
Core2Duo / Xeon 3000 Series 4 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 1 Array(Mail Storage) SATA
50 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Xeon 3000 / Xeon 5000 6 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 1 Array(Mail Storage) SATA
100 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Xeon 5000 6 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 5 Array(Mail Storage) SATA / NearLine SAS
250 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Xeon 5000 / Dual Xeon 5000 8 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 5 Array(Mail Storage) NearLine SAS / SAS
500 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Xeon 5000 / Dual Xeon 5000 8 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 10 Array(Mail Storage) NearLine SAS / SAS
1000 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Dual Xeon 5000 / Xeon 7000 8 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 10 Array(Mail Storage) + RAID 1 Array(Log Files) SAS / SSD
2500 Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Quad Xeon 7000 32 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 10 Array(Mail Storage) + RAID 1 Array(Log Files) SAS / SSD
2500+ Windows Server
2008 / 2012
R2
Quad Xeon 7000 32 GB RAID 1 Array(System Drive) + RAID 10 Array(Mail Storage) + RAID 1 Array(Log Files) SSD
Notes:
  • The size of hard drives required will vary depending on the amount of mail each user is storing on the server, the amount of logs you want to retain, and what other applications installed on the machine.
  • MDaemon is available as a 32 or 64 bit application.
  • The system specifications provided above are general recommendations for physical hardware, if you are planning to run MDaemon in a virtual environment your system specifications may vary.
  • When installing the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for MDaemon, Microsoft SQL Express 2008 is installed. For most installations we suggest increasing the above recommendations for memory by 1GB in order to accommodate SQL. For more information regarding the system requirements of SQL Express please visit Microsoft's website.

MDaemon Email Server - Supported Languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

MDaemon Remote Administration - Supported Languages

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

MDaemon Webmail - Supported Languages

  • Arabic
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Czech / Cesky
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesia
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Norwegian / Bokmal
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Taiwan
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

MDaemon Connector for Outlook - Supported Languages

  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Norwegian-Bokmal
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

MDaemon Instant Messenger - Supported Languages

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai