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Learning Zimbra Server Essentials by Abdelmonam Kouka

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Running Zimbra for the first time

After finishing the installation successfully, Zimbra should be running. To check if all Zimbra components are running, all you need to do is run the following commands:

abdelmonam@mail:~$ sudo -i
[sudo] password for abdelmonam: 
root@mail:~# su - zimbra
zimbra@mail:~$ zmcontrol status 
Host mail.zimbra-essentials.com
antispam                Running
antivirus               Running
ldap                    Running
logger                  Running
mailbox                 Running
mta                     Running
snmp                    Running
spell                   Running
stats                   Running
zmconfigd               Running

Running all services can take some time, so please wait for a few minutes and check again. If one service (or more) is not running, you should stop and start Zimbra again via the following commands:

Zmcontrol stop
Zmcontrol start 

When running Zimbra ...

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