This page helps you to configure the server for your Verba Ethical Wall/IM Recording System.
Please note, that Verba Technologies does not sell server hardware, OS and database licenses.
This table outlines typical server sizing and recommended hardware and software configurations:
For Cisco deployments, both the Media Repository and the Compliance (Recording) Servers are needed.
For Skype for Business (Lync) deployments only the Media Repository is needed.
Both the Media Repository and the Compliance Servers are needed.
Media Repository (MR)
Compliance Server (CS)
|Both functions on one server|
(combined MR and CS)
|Server Platform||Any industry standard PC server|
Quad-core Intel Xeon 2.4 GHz or higher with Hyperthreading
rule of thumb:
System disk - 80 GB or more
|Network||1x Gigabit Ethernet||1x Gigabit Ethernet|
(if you use a virtual server you need to dedicate
a physical port to the virtual server instance - available on VMware)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Standard Edition, latest service packs installed
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
Express, Standard or Enterprise Edition, latest service packs installed
Express Edition is bundled for free, recommended up to 1.000.000 events
If you have an existing SQL Server cluster, we recommend using that as a Verba database
VMware recommended, see Virtualization.
IMPORTANT! Hyper-V is currently NOT supported for passive (SPAN port based) recorders.
|Antivirus||Make sure your Antivirus software does not scan database, media and log folders.|
|Power||Redundant Power Supply|
Desktop requirements for standard search and replay workstations
Hardware and 3rd party software requirements for client computers accessing the web-based user interface:
|Computer platform||Multimedia PC|
|CPU||Intel Pentium 4 or later|
|Network||10/100 LAN interface card or WiFi adapter|
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x or later
|Display||1024x768 resolution or higher with 16-bit color palette|
Monitor, keyboard, mouse