Preparing the environment

Before starting the Zimbra installation process, we should prepare the environment. In the first part of this section, we will see the different possible configurations and then, in the second part, we will present the needed assumptions to apply the chosen configuration.

Multiserver configuration examples

One of the greatest advantages of Zimbra is its scalability: we can deploy it for a small business with few mail accounts as well as for a huge organization with thousands of mail accounts.

There are many possible configuration options; the following are the most used out of those:

  • Small configuration: All Zimbra components are installed on only one server; this is the case in the first chapter in this book.
  • Medium configuration ...

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