Learning Zimbra Server Essentials

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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
About

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.

Features
  • 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
Page Count 136
Course Length 4 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781783281398
Date Of Publication 23 Oct 2013

Authors

Abdelmonam Kouka

Abdelmonam Kouka is a Tunisian computer engineer. He received his engineering diploma in computer science in 2007 from National School of Computer Sciences (ENSI), one of the best engineering schools in Tunisia. He received a master's degree in information security from the same school (ENSI) in 2009 and a master's degree in free and open source software from ISI/UVT in 2011. He received a master's degree in innovation management (the DICAMP.eu project) in 2014.

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He was not just a student. In fact, after getting his engineering degree in 2007, in parallel to his master's marathon, he started working as a software developer in HR Access and then as a Zimbra consultant in another company. After that, he started to develop with Alcatel-Lucent as a Java/JEE developer to finish with Alcatel-Lucent as an IP/MPLS Expert. He left Alcatel-Lucent in December 2012 to launch, in partnership with his friend Ayed Akrout, his own startup named TAC-TIC (for more information, visit http://www.tac-tic.net/) that provides ICT services such as software development, open source consulting, and IP/MPLS engineering and support. He is also an Alcatel-Lucent University trainer who delivers advanced courses on IP platforms, fixed networks, and broadband access technologies.

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While studying for engineering and during all of his professional experience, he was an open source activist; he was a member/co-founder of the Ubuntu-tn community, Sabily community, and the APOS association. He has also been a member of Linux Arabic Community, Arabeyes, CULLT, DFSA, and a lot of other open source clubs, associations, and initiatives.

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He is also the author of Learning Zimbra Server Essentials, Packt Publishing, 2013.