Prepare Your Server and Network

This topic describes the items you need to prepare and their corresponding requirements before on-premise deployment.

Get to know what you need

Two versions of Yeastar Workplace are available for on-premise deployment: online version and offline version. The required items for different versions vary.
Online Version Offline Version
No Integration Required Integration Required
Server Required Required Required
Server network connectivity Internet accessible Internet accessible No Internet accessibility required
Domain name Optional Required Optional
SSL certificate Optional Required NOT Required
SMTP server information Optional Optional Required



Yeastar Workplace supports deployment on physical servers and cloud-based servers.

The following table shows the minimum system requirements to deploy Yeastar Workplace.
Item Minimum server requirements
CPU / vCPU 4
CPU Instruction Set Architecture amd64 (x86-64)
Memory 16 GiB
Hard Disk / Storage 100 GB
Operating System Linux Ubuntu 20.04 64-bit
Important: For Online version of Yeastar Workplace, it's recommended to configure your server's firewall rules to only open the following ports to improve network security: 80, 443, 1883, 8083, 8084, and 8883.
Domain name
To ensure your colleagues can access Yeastar Workplace via the domain name, make sure the domain name is resolved to the fixed IP of your server.
SSL certificate

An SSL certificate can activate the padlock and the HTTPS protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser.

To ensure the SSL certificate works properly, the following requirements must be met:

  • The SSL certificate is valid and bound to your domain name.

  • Download the SSL certificate files in PEM format, and rename the files to "smart".

    You should have the following files:

    • smart.cer

    • smart.key

SMTP server infotmation

The SMTP server allows Yeastar Workplace to send emails through the specified mailbox.

To set up an SMTP server, the following items are required:

  • An email address

  • SMTP server address of your email address

  • The port of your SMTP Server

Note: Offline versions can only use local SMTP servers.