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System Requirements for Exchange 2000 Server

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Published: May 21, 2001 | Updated : April 3, 2003

Review the tables on this page to determine the minimum system requirements needed to run Exchange 2000 Server, Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server, and Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server.System requirements for Exchange Server 2003 are available elsewhere on this site.

Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server require the following minimum system configuration:

Minimum Requirements

 

Processor

Intel Pentium or compatible 166-megahertz (MHz) or higher processor

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, which can co-exist with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 domain controllers and global catalog servers.

Exchange 2000 Server installed on a computer with over 1 gigabyte (GB) of physical memory should be deployed on Windows 2000 Advanced Server.

Make sure that the latest service packs are installed for both Exchange 2000 Server and Windows 2000.

Memory

128 megabytes (MB) of RAM, 256 MB recommended

You can achieve maximum performance when installing Exchange 2000 Server on computers running Windows 2000 Advanced Server or Windows 2000 Datacenter Server that have more than 1 GB of physical memory by using the /3GB memory switch.

Note: For more information, read Article 328882 in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

Hard Disk

500 MB of free disk space on the hard disk where you install Exchange 2000 Server

200 MB of free disk space on the system drive

Drive

CD drive

Display

VGA monitor

Exchange 2000 Conferencing Server requires the following minimum system configuration:

Minimum Requirements

 

Processor

Intel Pentium or compatible 166-MHz or higher processor

Operating System

Windows 2000 Server, which can co-exist with Windows Server 2003 domain controllers and global catalog servers.

Memory

128 MB of RAM, 256 MB recommended

Hard Disk

10 MB of free disk space on the hard disk where you install Exchange 2000 Server

5 MB of free disk space on the system drive

Drive

CD drive

Display

VGA monitor

For More Information

To learn about Exchange 2000 Server compatibility with Microsoft Windows Server 2003, see Article 810591: Information Store Service Does Not Start When You Install Exchange 2000 Server on a Windows Server 2003–based computer, and the Exchange 2000 Server Forestprep Command Fails on the Windows Server 2003–Based Computer in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

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