Tech Specs

Secure Messaging Gateway

Micro Focus Secure Messaging Gateway is supplied as an OVA template or ISO image and is supported by Hyper-V, VMware and VirtualBox. The virtual machine (VM) is pre-configured to provide the recommended settings:

  • 1 CPU
  • 2 GB Ram
  • 60 GB disk space
GWAVA 6.x Operating systems

GWAVA 6.x can be deployed on multiple servers in a mixed Linux and Windows environment. The following operating systems with the latest patches are supported:

  • Novell Open Enterprise Server 2.x (Linux)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10.x
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2012
GroupWise versions

For GroupWise specific functionality, we strongly recommend the latest GroupWise patches are applied to your system, specifically:

  • GroupWise 18
  • GroupWise 2014
  • GroupWise 2012
  • GroupWise 8
Microsoft Exchange versions
  • Microsoft Exchange 2013
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007

Fully supported on VMware ESX/ESXi 4 and 5

Minimum hardware recommendations

Hardware recommendations are made according to approximate system load, and are dependent on OS and configuration type. General configuration settings are assumed (If connection dropping is used on an SMTP scanner, the expected performance rises significantly).

Scanning 3,000 messages per hour
  • Modern multi-core 2.4 GHz Processor
  • 2 GB free RAM
  • 40 GB hard drive space
Scanning 10,000 messages per hour
  • Modern Xeon/Opteron class 3 GHz processor
  • 100 GB hard drive space
  • 4 GB free RAM
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