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Learning Zimbra Server Essentials

Abdelmonam Kouka

Learn to use the robust Zimbra server like a pro using this practical, hands-on guide
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783281398
Paperback136 pages

About This Book

  • Understand the intricacies of operating the Zimbra server
  • Learn to collaborate Zimbra with Cloud, both public and private
  • Quick tips and tricks to configure and administrate your own server without the need for an external resource

Who This Book Is For

If you are any kind of Zimbra user, this book will be useful for you, from newbies to experts who would like to learn how to setup a Zimbra server. If you are an IT administrator or consultant who is exploring the idea of adopting, or have already adopted Zimbra as your mail server, then this book is for you. No prior knowledge of Zimbra is required.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Single Server Installation
The prerequisites for Zimbra
Zimbra installation
Running Zimbra for the first time
Chapter 2: Multiserver Installation
The prerequisites for Zimbra
Preparing the environment
Installing Zimbra
Post installation
Running Zimbra for the first time
Chapter 3: Securing Zimbra
Problems and issues
Internal solutions
External solutions
Chapter 4: Managing Configuration
Understanding global configuration management
Managing server settings
Managing SSL certificates
Chapter 5: Configuring User Accounts
Managing user accounts
Customizing accounts
Chapter 6: Monitoring the Zimbra Server
Monitoring servers
Monitoring mailbox quotas
Monitoring authentication

What You Will Learn

  • Prepare the environment for Zimbra installation (OS & networks)
  • Install Zimbra in single server mode and multi-server mode
  • Enhance security inside the Zimbra server
  • Manage and customize your user account
  • Configure and administrate the Zimbra server
  • Monitor the Zimbra server

In Detail

Zimbra is known as one of the most famous open source mail servers in the world. It is a turn-key solution that contains everything needed to set up a mail server (MTA, AV/AS, Directory, Web server, Database server) based on open source components. Zimbra is suitable for any size of organisation/company, from five mail accounts start-ups to multinational 200,000 mail account companies.

Learning Zimbra Server Essentials is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a clear step-by-step process to install and manage a Zimbra server, which will help you take advantage of the real power of Zimbra, without being an expert on it.

Using this hands-on guide, you will start by learning how to prepare the environment for the Zimbra server (for both cases: single server and multi-server), and run it. Then the book will take you through a number of clear, practical recipes that will help you to master the various functionalities of the Zimbra server. You will learn how to prepare the environment for Zimbra installation, how to setup the OS, how to configure DNS and networks, and how to choose the right options for your installation. You will also get tips to customize, administrate, and monitor it. You will learn everything you need to setup a working Zimbra server without the need of an external resource to help you.


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