4.5 Sample Agent Memory Requirements

The sections below have memory requirements for Post Office and other GroupWise agents.

4.5.1 Sample POA Memory Requirements Based on Post Office Size

The amount of memory used by the POA depends on the number of active users, as illustrated by the table below. The POA typically performs best with abundant cache memory available.

Concurrent Users

Minimum Memory Required

Recommended Memory for Best Performance

100 active users (100-250 users in post office)

400 MB

2 GB

250 active users (250-500 users in post office)

600 MB

4 GB

500 active users (500-1000 users in post office)

800 MB

4 GB

1000 active users (1000 - 1500 users in post office)

1 GB

8 GB - 12 GB

1500 active users (1500 - 3000 users in post office)

2 GB

12 GB

4.5.2 Sample Memory Requirements for Other GroupWise Agents and Applications

Agent/Application

Minimum Memory Required

Recommended Memory for Best Performance

Routing MTA

200 MB

2 GB

DVA

100 MB

1 GB

GWIA and its MTA

400 MB

4 GB

Monitor

100 MB

1 GB

WebAccess Application

400 MB

4 GB

Calendar Publishing Host Application

200 MB

1 GB

WebAccess and Calendar Publishing Host Applications together

600 MB

4 GB

NOTE:In certain scenarios, you may need to boost your memory capacity on the server to as much as 12 to 16 GB. For example, if you have a larger enterprise and most of your users are accessing Web Access from remote sites, having only 4 GB of RAM could impact performance.