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SonicWALL Email Security OS 8.3 - Release Notes

Dell™ SonicWALL™ Email Security 8.3

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About Email Security 8.3

See New features and Resolved issues for more information. This release includes all features and resolved issues from earlier Email Security 8.2.x releases.

Email Security 8.3 is supported on Dell SonicWALL Email Security appliances, as a software installation on Windows Server systems, and as a Virtual Appliance on VMware ESX/ESXi platforms.

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Supported appliances

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Software requirements

When installed as software, Dell SonicWALL Email Security 8.3 is supported on systems that meet the following requirements:


Intel Pentium: P4 or compatible CPU


8 GB of RAM

Hard Disk Space

Additional 160 GB minimum.

Recommend installation on a separate drive. Your storage needs are based on your mail volume, quarantine size, archived data, and auditing settings.

Operating System

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 (64-bit)

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)

Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 (64-bit)

NOTE: Email Security 8.3 software is not supported on Windows running on VMware. Only the Email Security Virtual Appliance is supported on VMware platforms.

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