Zimbra is a full-featured and enterprise-class email server and collaboration platform. It provides email, calendaring, tasks, and document management capabilities, making it suitable for both small and large organizations. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of installing Zimbra on Ubuntu 20.04.
Before you begin, make sure you have:
A freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04 server.
A domain name pointed to your server IP address.
Basic knowledge of the command line.
Step 1: Update System Packages
First, let's update the system packages to their latest versions.
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt upgrade
Step 2: Install Dependencies
Zimbra requires several dependencies to be installed. Run the following command to install them.
Once the download is complete, extract the downloaded Zimbra archive.
$ tar xvf zcs-8.8.15_GA_3869.UBUNTU20_64.20200817084717.tgz
Step 5: Install Zimbra
Change to the extracted directory.
$ cd zcs-8.8.15_GA_3869.UBUNTU20_64.20200817084717
Run the Zimbra installer.
$ sudo ./install.sh
Follow the on-screen instructions to configure Zimbra. Make sure to provide the correct domain name and admin password.
Step 6: Access Zimbra Web Interface
Once the installation is complete, you can access the Zimbra web interface by opening your web browser and visiting https://your-domain.com:7071. Replace your-domain.com with your actual domain name.
That's it! You have successfully installed Zimbra on Ubuntu 20.04.
Note: Zimbra is a complex application with many features and configuration options. It is recommended to consult the official Zimbra documentation for detailed instructions on how to use and manage the platform.
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