Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




138 posts

Master Geek


# 18247 3-Jan-2008 15:24
Send private message

What mail servers would people reccomend? I cant use Exchange '07, as I dont have a 64 bit processor.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
171 posts

Master Geek


  # 102738 3-Jan-2008 16:36
Send private message

Mercury Mail is a good bet if you have a SOHO setup.

It doesn't have all the fancy admin consoles that Exchange does, nor does it do any non-email stuff (like resource bookings, shared calendars, etc) but it's very easy to setup and has a pretty good feature set. Plus it's a New Zealand product.

1179 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 102742 3-Jan-2008 16:44
Send private message

Have a look at Smartermail http://www.smartertools.com/Products/SmarterMail/Free.aspx Free for a single domain and up to ten users. Connector for Outlook and good webmail interface.

 
 
 
 


BDFL - Memuneh
64691 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

# 102787 3-Jan-2008 20:59
Send private message

ictgeeknz: You don't need 64bit processor(s) to run Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.  Where did you read that nonsense?


You can only run Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 on 64 bit OS. An unsupported 32 bit version is available for testing and cannot be used in a production environment.


Q: Will I have to buy new hardware to run Exchange Server 2007?

A: If you are running 64-bit hardware in your current messaging environment, you may not have to buy additional hardware. However, Exchange 2007 does require hardware and an operating system that are 64-bit. 64-bit hardware provides the system architecture that is required to support the increased memory, storage, and enhanced security requirements in a more cost-effective manner.

Q: Will I need the 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 to run Exchange Server 2007?
A: You will need the 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2003 R2 to deploy Exchange 2007. Volume licensing customers can exchange their 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003 for the 64-bit version any time by using their media kits.





Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 102800 3-Jan-2008 22:01
Send private message

Its well known that exchange 2007 does not run on 32bit.

We need to know what sort of environment it is (number of users, intended use, available hardware and host os etc), and then its easy to reccomend some options.

self edit: i'm an idiot







BDFL - Memuneh
64691 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

Hawkes Bay
8477 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 102815 3-Jan-2008 23:31
Send private message

doh... yes... you know what i meant!









138 posts

Master Geek


  # 102816 3-Jan-2008 23:35
Send private message

I have 55 users currently. Planning to expand. We need an exchange alternitave. We run Server 03. I currently have an IBM 206m with 1gb of RAM, 3ghz processor and 750gb of hdd space. Its not for heavy usage, but we need the things like calenders, webmail and outlook compatibillity.

 
 
 
 


255 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

# 102825 4-Jan-2008 06:34
Send private message

freitasm:
ictgeeknz: You don't need 64bit processor(s) to run Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.  Where did you read that nonsense?



Geez, can't a guy retract a statement! Embarassed Yell Foot in mouth

freitasm:
You can only run Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 on 64 bit OS. An unsupported 32 bit version is available for testing and cannot be used in a production environment.


I had been using a 32-bit version of Exchange 2007 for testing. Innocent







157 posts

Master Geek


  # 103764 9-Jan-2008 11:12
Send private message

There is a hosting company providing Exchange hosting (www.digitalwaves.co.nz), I do have my mails with them. I've heard they are pretty good, $12.50 per mail box with your own email domain. if only 55 users why don't you outsource?


411 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 103769 9-Jan-2008 11:17
Send private message

I've read in other threads that you have google apps.

Is there a way that you can have your email going through google apps and then when your server is online it will go to your server?

Few questions however with this:

Does exchange 03 work with office 07? with full syncronization with mobile devices?

Can exchange 03 be set to retrieve emails from google apps so that you dont lose any emails when your server is turned off? which also could provide you with your webmail?




-- Divett Enterprises -- The Power Of Tomorrow --

BDFL - Memuneh
64691 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 103771 9-Jan-2008 11:26
Send private message

AllNightNerding: Does exchange 03 work with office 07? with full syncronization with mobile devices?

Can exchange 03 be set to retrieve emails from google apps so that you dont lose any emails when your server is turned off? which also could provide you with your webmail?


Yes, Office 2007 works with Exchange Server 2003. Full synchronisation with mobile devices is ok from Exchange Server 2003 SP2 including Direct Push.

Some new device management is introduced with Exchange Server 2007.

You can run a POP3 Connector software to log into a POP3 server and download e-mail into your Exchange Server. Windows SBS comes with such a tool, but not Windows Server. The tools itself can be cheap - I use POPCon for example and get e-mails from some accounts on Paradise, Xtra and Orcon into my Exchange Server.




411 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 103778 9-Jan-2008 11:40
Send private message

with PopCon do I have to individually configure email adresses on it? or will it automatically bring in all mail from our domain and then sort it when it arrives on the server?




-- Divett Enterprises -- The Power Of Tomorrow --

I iz your trusted friend
5846 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 103783 9-Jan-2008 11:49
Send private message

Shash:

There is a hosting company providing Exchange hosting (www.digitalwaves.co.nz), I do have my mails with them. I've heard they are pretty good, $12.50 per mail box with your own email domain. if only 55 users why don't you outsource?



No way on that site mentioned Hosted Exchange services... Are you trying to promote the website in hope to gain this person's money?

As far as I know, ZeroOne's AnywhereExchange has a Hosted Exchange service and is a NZ-based company.




Internet is my backyard...

 

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...»

 

Please read the Geekzone's FUG

 


BDFL - Memuneh
64691 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 103786 9-Jan-2008 12:05
Send private message

AllNightNerding: with PopCon do I have to individually configure email adresses on it? or will it automatically bring in all mail from our domain and then sort it when it arrives on the server?


You can configure rules or you can make all e-mail from one POP3 account go directly to an Exchange account.




411 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 103788 9-Jan-2008 12:10
Send private message

Just looking at the configuration of PopCon "POPcon only works with a standard SMTP connection WITHOUT authentication, so allow "Anonymous access" in the "Authentication" dialog:"

does this mean that it wont work with google apps as it requires ssl encryption on incoming and outgoing connection




-- Divett Enterprises -- The Power Of Tomorrow --

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

LG Electronics begins distributing the G8X THINQ
Posted 24-Oct-2019 10:58


Arlo unveils its first video doorbell
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:27


New Zealand students shortlisted for James Dyson Award
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:18


Norton LifeLock Launches Norton 360
Posted 21-Oct-2019 08:11


Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards results
Posted 18-Oct-2019 10:18


Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.