New Zimbra 8.7.11 server migration guide

In the past I haven’t been so kind about the Zimbra Open Source Suite. Installing it in my own, configuring it, getting all my data to it and using it daily wasn’t a breeze. I found it especially difficult to keep it stable while ensuring security. I’ve also been somewhat active at the forums and…

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Zimbra Open Source Backup

This everlasting tinkering with Zimbra… It annoys me. Today I discovered a few things that apparently are too hard to set to default when you install it, ldap tuning for instance, but what scared the hell out of me: I did not configure a backup yet? What the hell? OK, when I installed Zimbra I…

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Connecting Linux, Zimbra and Thunderbird

There are a couple of things that are on my TO DO list for ages. A domainname, hosting, etc. of a company I once owned has to be phased out, a lot of collaboration data has to be migrated to my VPS and I want to be undependable of tech giants like Google and Apple….

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Zimbra 8.7.10 / CentOS 7.4 and sending mail to root

A couple of days ago something stopped working on my server without me noticing it and when I discovered it I was surprised that I didn’t receive an email about it. I’m using Zimbra mailserver. Here and here an update t the latest version. my installation. OK, in a production environment with multiple users you’ll…

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Zimbra – Enable SELinux

First of all, from my TO DO list, is the thing that bugged me the most: SELinux and Zimbra. I’m sticking with Zimbra for now, so it better be secure. In the past I’ve complained a couple of times that to be able to run Zimbra on a CentOS box, you have to disable SELinux….

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Zimbra without Exchange functionality

I’ve decided a while ago to try and install Zimbra for my cloudpro.zone email. After installing it with only a few loose ends, I decided to use it permanently. I moved thousands of emails to my new installation and then tried to tie up some of these loose ends. When this didn’t work I quickly…

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Updating Zimbra from 8.7.4 GA to 8.7.10 GA

For about two months I had a couple of TO DOs regarding Zimbra and my CentOS 7 server. Yesterday I finally decided it was time to tie up some loose ends and make some long term decisions regarding my server. I’ll come back to these decisions later. For now: updating from version 8.7.4 GA to…

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CentOS 7 – Zimbra 8.7.4_GA installation

A while ago I’ve installed the community edition of the Zimbra Collaboration suite. With a little hesitation to be honest since there where a lot of other candidates as well, I already wrote about it here. This was the short list: Kopano (formerly Zarafa), Axigen, iRedMail, Icewarp, Zentyal (bummer that this one only operates at…

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