Hardware requirements: BlackBerry Enterprise Server

The following are requirements for a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server and the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components that you install on a single computer, and excludes the BlackBerry Collaboration Service. The requirements are for a BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment that includes users that receive 100 to 200 email messages each day.

You can improve the performance and reliability of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server by installing the BlackBerry Enterprise Server components on multiple computers. If your BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment supports up to 1000 users, install the BlackBerry Configuration Database on a computer that is separate from the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. If your BlackBerry Enterprise Server environment supports up to 2000 users, install the BlackBerry Configuration Database and the BlackBerry Administration Service on computers that are separate from the computer that hosts the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

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Requirement

BlackBerry Enterprise Server that supports up to 200 users

  • Two processors, 2.0 GHz Intel® Xeon®
  • 3 GB of memory
  • 64-bit operating system: Two 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1
  • 32-bit operating system: Two 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1
  • 150 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • 400 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • Approximately 2 MB per user each day for log files (100 email messages per user)

BlackBerry Enterprise Server that supports up to 500 users

  • Two processors, 2.8 GHz Intel Xeon
  • 3 GB of memory
  • 64-bit operating system: Two 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1 or four 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 32-bit operating system: Two 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1 or four 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 150 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • 400 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • Approximately 2 MB per user each day for log files (100 email messages per user)

BlackBerry Enterprise Server that supports up to 1000 users

  • Single processor, 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon 5100 Series (Dual Core) or two processors, 1.6 GHz Intel Xeon 5100 Series (Dual Core)
  • 4 GB of memory
  • 64-bit operating system: Four 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 32-bit operating system: Four 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 150 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • 400 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • Approximately 2 MB per user each day for log files (100 email messages per user)

BlackBerry Enterprise Server that supports up to 2000 users

  • 64-bit operating system recommended
  • Single processor, 2.83 GHz Intel Xeon 5400 Series (Quad Core) or two processors, 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon 5100 Series (Dual Core)
  • 4 GB of memory
  • 64-bit operating system: Six 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0 or eight 64 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 32-bit operating system: Six 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0 or eight 36 GB drives (minimum), RAID 1+0
  • 150 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • 400 MB disk space for the BlackBerry Administration Service
  • Approximately 2 MB per user each day for log files (100 email messages per user)

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