The article explains the software requirements and other necessary settings to ensure a successful deployment of Archiver.
The requirements for Archiver are covered in four parts:
- Supported Operating Systems
- Supported Mail Servers
- Supported Databases
- Other Components
Make sure you check the following requirements before you install Archiver.
Supported Operating Systems
Install Archiver on any 64-bit versions of the Operating Systems listed below:
|Operating System||Supported Editions|
|Windows® Server 2019||Standard, Essentials, Datacenter|
|Windows® Server 2016||Standard, Essentials, Datacenter & Hyper-V® Environments|
|Windows® Server 2012 R2||Standard, Essentials, Datacenter & Hyper-V® Environments|
|Windows® Server 2012||Standard, Essentials, Datacenter & Hyper-V® Environments|
Supported Mail Servers
GFI Archiver works with any of the mail servers listed below:
- Microsoft® Exchange Server 2012 or later
- IMAP compatible mail servers (with the journaling-like feature)
- Microsoft® 365 (previously known as Microsoft Office 365)
- Kerio Connect
- Google Apps for Business™
GFI Archiver supports the database backends listed below:
SQL Server®2014 or later
(including SQL Server®Express editions)
|Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft SQL Server Express is recommended for all organizations. Microsoft SQL Server (or Microsoft SQL Server Express) is not included with the GFI Archiver installation and needs to be installed as a separate process.|
|Firebird - for evaluation purposes only||
An open source database is used for evaluation purposes and bundled with GFI Archiver. Recommended for evaluation purposes only for organizations with less than 50 email users and with an average mail flow of up to 2500 per day.
Other Required Components
|Microsoft .NET® Framework 4.7 (or later)||
Download .NET Framework 4.5 from the Microsoft Download Center.
Important: After installing Microsoft .NET® Framework 4.0 or 4.5, restart the machine.
|ASP.NET® 4.7 (or later)||NA|
|Internet Information Services (IIS®) 7.0 or later||Including SMTP & World Wide Web services.|
|Internet browser||Internet Explorer® 8 or later, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari®|
|Microsoft® Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6 or higher|
|Microsoft® Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1||Required (unless Outlook® 2007 32-bit or later is installed or GFI Archiver is installed with Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007). Download page.|
|Domain functional level||2003 onwards|
Note: The minimum supported screen resolution is 1024 x 768.