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Old 06-14-2006, 06:57 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sigreti
I know that RIM requirements state that you need a separate server to run BES but is that REALLY true??? Is it possible to install BES on a Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 and have it run properly? This is for a small organization, only 4 Blackberries - I would hate to have to purchase a separate server just for BES.

$300 bucks on ebay for a secondhand desktop PC if you don't have one spare., pentium 4 with 512 of mem should be ok for 4 users. Load it with XP SP2, install Exchange Management Tools and the w2k3 server adminpack.msi

That's all you need and provided all the permissions are set correctly getting 4.1 to install is pretty straightforward.

for 300 bucks why take the risk on causing issues with your SBS?