Exchange Server 2019 Hardware Requirements

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Processor – CPU

Intel processor that supports 64-bit architecture

Amd Processor that supports AMD64 architecture platform.

Memory – RAM

128GB is minimum recomended for mailbox role.

64GB is minimum recomended for Edge Transport Role

Exchange Server 2019 supports upto 256GB of RAM

However, as I will demonstrate Exchange Server 2019 runs perfectly with 16GB of RAM (in my lab environment)

Paging file size

Set the paging file minimum and maximum value to the same size: 25% of installed memory.

Disk space – Storage (HDD/SSD)

• At least 30 GB of free space on the drive where you’re installing Exchange.
• At least 200 MB of free space on the system drive.
• At least 500 MB of free space on the drive that contains the message queue database.

Screen resolution

1024 x 768 pixels (XGA) or higher

File system

NTFS: Required on partitions that contain the following types of files:
• The System partition.
• Exchange binaries.
• Files generated by Exchange diagnostic logging.
• Transport database files (for example, the mail queue database).

ReFS: Supported on partitions that contain the following types of Exchange files:
• Mailbox databases.
• Transaction logs.

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