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Learning Zimbra Server Essentials by Abdelmonam Kouka

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Chapter 1. Single Server Installation

This chapter serves as a quick installation guide for single servers.

The topics covered in this chapter are:

  • The prerequisites for Zimbra
  • Preparing the environment
  • Downloading Zimbra (we will take an Ubuntu version as an example)
  • Installing and configuring Zimbra
  • Running Zimbra for the first time

By the end of this chapter, the user should have a running Zimbra server on his Linux system.

The prerequisites for Zimbra

Let's dive into the prerequisites for Zimbra:

  • Zimbra supports only 64-bit LTS versions of Ubuntu, release 10.04 and above. If you would like to use a 32-bit version, you should use Ubuntu 8.04.x LTS with Zimbra 7.2.3.
  • Having a clean and freshly installed system is preferred for Zimbra; it requires a dedicated ...

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