Table: Supported Configurations for Symantec Messaging Gateway Virtual Edition on Hyper-V
Windows 2012 Datacenter Edition
Windows 2008 Standalone
Processor on host must support VT and have this setting enabled in the BIOS prior to installation to support the 64-bit kernel, which is newly supported (and required) by Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.5.
Symantec Messaging Gateway does not support installation on a virtual machine with a dynamic disk.
For more information, consult the Symantec Knowledge Base article, Disk Space Recommendations for Symantec Messaging Gateway Virtual Edition.
For Scanner-only virtual machines.
For Control Center - only virtual machines.
For combined Scanner and Control Center virtual machines.
8 GB or more
A minimum of 4 GB is necessary to run Symantec Messaging Gateway and the virtual machine.
4 or more
Symantec recommends allocating four or more CPUs, based on workload demands and hardware configuration.
Your environment must support 64-bit applications in order to support Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.5.
Only one network interface card is required per virtual machine. Symantec Messaging Gateway supports the use of synthetic NICs only.