Console system requirements


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Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange




You can install the Mail Security console on a computer on which Mail Security is not installed.

Table: Console system requirements describes the Mail Security console system requirements.

Table: Console system requirements



Operating system

Mail Security supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows Vista

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 2012

  • Windows 10

Mail Security Console supports 32-bit and 64-bit processors on all supported operating systems.


1 GB

Available disk space

1 GB

This requirement does not include the space that Mail Security requires for items such as quarantined messages and attachments, reports, and log data.

.NET Framework

Version 2.0

Ensure that .NET Framework is installed before you install Mail Security.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is not a requirement to install and run the Mail Security console. However, it is required to view the reports that are generated in .pdf format. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from You must also have Internet Explorer 8.0 or later to view the reports.

See Installing the Mail Security console