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Essential Business Server Standard Physical Server Requirements

SeanNij
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Hi all,

Does EBS (Messaging, Managing, Gateway) Need to be run on three physical servers, or can it be run on one physical server?

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You can have it all on one , but it better be a very powerful server.

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and it needn't be running the other parts in "virtual servers"

its a dual quad core xeon filled with SAS 15k 300Gb drives....

heres hoping...
No need to run in a virtual environment.
Have a look at this System REquirement page (if you haven't yet so) and see what hardware you need.
http://blogs.technet.com/nking/archive/2008/06/16/essential-business-server-system-requirements.aspx

Also a FAQ section that gives you a lot of usful info.
http://www.microsoft.com/ebs/en/us/faq.aspx

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Remember EBS only comes in 64-bit so make sure your server hardware meets this requirement. Also make sure you have plenty disk space on the server. From reading I think it requires at least 100Gb just for the system components so I guess that is why EBS can be installed on different servers.
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