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Registered: ‎05-08-2009
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Newby to BES, 5.0 initial deployment questions

Hi all,

 

Just migrated from a Linux email system to Exchange 2007 SP1. We had everything up and running with ActiveSync, but the boss has decided to buy a set of Blackberry devices and a 20 user BES server.

I have read through most of the documentation for the 5.0 server, but have some pressing questions which I would like to air before going further.

 

We are trying to implement as much now on Windows Server 2008, but the server that has been assigned to this is a 3.0 GHZ dual-core machine with only 2GB RAM (so will probably end up being Windows Server 2003 X64). The users will receive around 20 emails per day, and we have around 12 users who want to use the service. Will it be best to deploy all services on a single machine, and if so, is it best to install a full SQL server on the box, or just use the SQL Express?

Our Exchange server currently has no public folder database as we moved all clients to Outlook 2007. Am I correct in thinking a public folder database is required for BES 5.0? We just moved everyone off public folders from the old system, so I am probably going to be linched when I have to introduce them back again!

 

Thanks for now,
Andrew. 

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Registered: ‎03-26-2009
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Re: Newby to BES, 5.0 initial deployment questions

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Welcome to the Forums adhodgson,

 

Here is a link to the Hardware requirements for BES 5.0: http://na.blackberry.com/eng/deliverables/7314/SR_BES_Hardware_658548_11.jsp

 

You can find all BES 5.0 documentation on that site as well.

 

To answer your question about the public folder database, you will need it mounted for things like calendar sync without it you will have sync issues. Please see cause 5 listed in this article:

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB05270

 

Hope this helps Smiley Happy

Message Edited by BesManian_Devil on 05-10-2009 01:46 PM
Message Edited by BesManian_Devil on 05-10-2009 01:48 PM
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