Linux

Installing Zimbra on Debian 4.0 (Etch)

This post describes most of the steps I did to make a clean install of the open source edition of Zimbra on a little Debian test server including importing e-mail from a Dovecot IMAP-server. Downloaded the Debian 4 installer from the Open Source Edition Downloads page. Unpacked it and started the installer as root tar […]

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Share calendar between Zimbra users

This post describes how to create shared calendars between two users in Zimbra 5.0 In this example, the administrator designates a mount point to userA@example.com for the calendar to¬† userB@example.com account for which he will have read/write permissions. As user zimbra do the following zmmailbox mbox> adminAuthenticate -u https://server.example.com:7071 admin@example.com password mbox> selectMailbox userB@example.com mailbox: […]

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Use local DNS name and IP from DHCP

For Red Hat Linux if you receive your IP address from a DHCP server, you may update the local DNS name by adding the following line to the correct ifcfg file in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, such as ifcfg-eth0 or ifcfg-eth1: DHCP_HOSTNAME=”myhostname.example.com” If you are running Debian, edit /etc/network/interfaces as follows (adding the hostname line) iface eth0 inet […]

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Exporting and importing Zimbra LDAP data

The reasons can vary from an emergency restore of user accounts, to changing system architecture. In this Administrator’s PowerTip we will discuss how to export(dump) LDAP data to disk, and re import it. Dumping LDAP Data to Disk Exporting the data will place all of your LDAP Data into a single, movable .LDIF file. su […]

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