Server Config


Server Configurations for eList Manager

The following configurations are both required and recommended to obtain optimal performance.

The server will require a permanent connection to the Internet on a static IP address, to properly handle un-subscriptions, bounces, and campaign tracking.

REQUIRED SOFTWARE:
The following open source tools should be installed and configured on your RedHat or FreeBSD 8.x server to do high performance mailings:

  • Qmail
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Microsoft SQL: Available for large (25MM per day+) Publishers
Workload
(millions / day)
List Size
(millions)
Recommended (Minimum) Configuration
< 2 < 5 Intel Xeon 2.0 with 1Gb RAM and 160GB HDD
2-4 5-30 Dual Xeon 3.2GHz with 2GB RAM and Raid 1- 250GB HDD’s
30-200 Quad Xenon with 12Gb RAM and RAID-5 or 0 Disk Array utilizing a minimum of 10 hard drives
> 5
  • Dedicated back-end database server with Dual or Quad Xenon 3.0GHz processors and 8GB memory
  • Dedicated tracking server P4 3.06GHz processors and 4GB memory
  • Dedicated bounce server P4 2.0 and 2GB memory
  • Dedicated name server P4 2.66 and 2GB memory
  • Dedicated front-end mailer P4 2.66GHz or better and 2GB memory. * The number of mailers is determined by the volume of email that will be sent.