Configuration required for commercial use

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by navneet, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. navneet

    navneet New Member

    Dear Howtoforge Community

    Now it has been over 2 years since i am using your Guides for small scale mail servers. But this time i have come across a situation where i need to setup a large scale mail server with approx 1000 domains and approx 100000 concurrent users. Please suggest me the best suitable hardware reccomendation.

    What i have planned for the above scenario

    40 GB ram , 5TB SAN storage, 5-6 CPUs over godaddy or any other cloud
    I prefer to use ubuntu 12.04 with dovecot and apache.

    Over the cloud i have planned to use 3 different servers as mail server and distribute 333 domains on each server and i have written my own email client which will be running on fourth machine on the cloud.

    Please suggest what can be the best suitable option for this scenario
  2. cfoe

    cfoe ISPConfig Developer ISPConfig Developer

    I can not answer your questions but i have some suggestions:

    - you should ask this in the Linux forums
    - godaddy is no cloud provider
    - you do not need a cloud provider if you statically distribute the users/domains across the servers

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