Scalix: Linux Administrator’s Guide Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Email and Groupware: History and Basics
Chapter 2: Scalix Groupware
Chapter 3: Installing Scalix
Chapter 4: Advanced Installations
Chapter 5: First Steps with Scalix Admin Console and Scalix Web Access
Chapter 6: Administration and Configuration
Chapter 7: Common Options and Documentation
Chapter 8: Monitoring Scalix
Chapter 9: Scalix and Security
Chapter 10: Backup and Restore
Chapter 11: Scalix Directory Integration
Chapter 12: HA and Multi-Server Setups
Chapter 13: Defeating Spam and Viruses
Bibliography
Index

  • Chapter 1: Email and Groupware: History and Basics
    • A Brief History of Email
      • The 1960s—CTSS and MIT
      • The '70s—From MULTICS to RFC Standards
        • The Story of @
        • RFCs—Request for Comments
      • Mailing Lists, Sendmail, X.400, BBS, and More
        • The '90s: Groupware, the WWW, and Microsoft
    • How does Email Work?
      • Sending Mail—the User View
      • The Protocols Involved
      • SMTP
      • POP
      • IMAP
      • MAPI—IMAP, the Microsoft Way
      • MIME
      • Headers—What Does an Email Look Like?
  • Storing the Groupware Data
    • Directory Services—DAP and LDAP
    • VCAL, ICAL, GroupDAV, CalDAV, WebDAV, ...
      • Groupware Definitions
  • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Scalix Groupware
    • The History of Scalix: Why HP Won the "Bury The Gold" Award
      • Abandoning OpenMail
    • Scalix at First Glance—SAC and SWA
      • Scalix Web Access—the Web Client
    • Scalix Architecture and Protocols
      • Protocols
      • User Types
      • Mailnodes
      • Services
      • Daemons
      • Queues
      • The Message Store
    • Scalix Versions and Packages
      • Licenses
      • Platforms and Hardware Requisites
      • Packages
      • Add-Ons
    • Getting Help
      • The Scalix Website
      • Manual Pages
      • Online Help
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Installing Scalix
    • Installing Scalix on OpenSUSE
      • Download Community Edition from the Scalix Website
      • Checking and Troubleshooting the System Before Installation
        • DNS Integration
      • Continuing Installation
      • Three Steps for Initial Configuration
      • Setting Up the Server
      • Testing the Installation
    • Installing Scalix on Fedora Core
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Advanced Installations
    • Advice for Installation
    • Checklist for Accessing the Graphical Installation
      • Graphical Installation on Windows Using NoMachine
        • Setting Up Your First NoMachine Session
    • Text-Based Installation
    • Uninstalling, Updating, and Reconfiguring Scalix
      • Uninstalling Scalix
      • Updating and Reconfiguring
  • Advanced Installations—Multi-Server Setup
    • Distributing Scalix Services on Multiple Hosts
    • Troubleshooting Installation
  • Summary
  • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Administration and Configuration
    • Deploying Clients
      • Installing Scalix Connect for Outlook
      • Installing Outlook as a Client
        • A New Account
        • Changing an Existing Account
        • Adding an Outlook Profile
        • Setting Up Outlook for the Scalix Server
        • SmartCache
      • Starting Outlook 2000
      • The SmartCache Icon and Context Menu
      • Outlook 2003
      • Installing the Scalix Evolution Connector
      • Kmail/Kontact as IMAP Client
      • Kontact as Groupware Client with a Scalix Server
      • Scalix Email with Thunderbird
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Common Options and Documentation
    • Global Configuration Files and Directories
      • Scalix—Outlook: mapi.cfg
    • Options and Parameters
    • General Options
    • IMAP and Addressing Options
    • Item Structure Server, Local Delivery, and More
    • POP, Public Folders, Queue
    • Service Router and UAL Client Options
    • Virus Protection
    • Configuring Scalix Components
    • Administration Commands
      • Start/Stop Scalix
      • Status and Other Information
      • User Management
      • Installation and Configuration
      • Tuning
      • Services
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Monitoring Scalix
    • Standard Monitoring Commands
      • Log Files and Logging
      • Scalix Applications
      • Checking the Limits
        • The Error Manager
      • Monitoring Scalix with Nagios
        • Download and Installation
        • Editing the Nagios Configuration
        • Customizing the Configuration
        • Services and Commands—the Hard Work
        • Contacts and Contact Groups
        • Nagios NRPE
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Scalix and Security
    • Basic Security and Firewalls
      • Linux Firewall Terminology
      • iptables—the Standard Linux Firewall Tool
      • The SUSEfirewall
    • Securing Scalix with OpenVPN
      • Generating Certificates
      • VPN Client Access to the Server
      • Setting Up a Web Proxy
    • Stunnel
    • Securing Scalix with https Redirection
      • Configuring Apache2 for SSL Redirection
  • Some More Ideas ...
  • Summary
  • Chapter 10: Backup and Restore
    • Saving /var/opt/scalix
      • Restoring /var/opt/scalix
    • Incremental Backups to a Different Machine
      • Exporting/Importing Single Mailboxes
    • Automated Backups to File
      • Importing Data with sxmboximp
    • Backup Tools for Large Environments
      • Logical Volume Management (LVM) Snapshots
      • Sxbackup from the Scalix Admin Resource Kit
      • Single Mail Restore with SEP sesam
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Scalix Directory Integration
    • Integrating with an External LDAP Directory
      • The Scalix LDAP Server
      • Preparing a LDAP Server for Password Management
      • Configuring Scalix for LDAP Authentication
    • Active Directory Integration
      • Installing the Active Directory Extensions
      • Create a New Scalix-ADS User
      • The Scalix ADS Extensions
      • The Management Console Extension
    • Activating Synchronization Agreements
      • Synchronizing Contacts with Active Directory
    • Summary
  • Chapter 12: HA and Multi-Server Setups
    • Multi-Server Setups
    • The Common "Simple" Two-Node Cluster
    • The "Cheap" Active-Passive Cluster
    • Mailrouting in the Enterprise Edition: omaddrt
    • Keeping Directories Synchronized
    • Summary
  • Chapter 13: Defeating Spam and Viruses
    • Commercial or Open Source?
    • Scalix Virus Scanning—How It Works
    • Installing Clamav
      • Setting Up Scalix for Virus Control
    • Scalix Anti-Spam
    • Authentication and Relay Control
    • Summary
  • Bibliography
    • Links Used Throughout the Book:
      • Chapter 1
      • Chapter 2
      • Chapter 3
      • Chapter 4
      • Chapter 7:
      • Chapter 8:
      • Chapter 9
      • Chapter 10:
      • Chapter 11:
      • Chapter 12:
    • Acronyms Used
    • Relevant RFCs

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