ZCS Administrator's Guide, Network Edition 4.0
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Introduction

Introduction
Zimbra™ Collaboration Suite is a full-featured messaging and collaboration solution that includes shared email, address book, calendaring, and web document authoring.
Intended Audience
This guide is intended for systems administrators responsible for installing, maintaining, and supporting the server deployment of Zimbra.
Readers of this guide should already possess the following recommended knowledge and skill sets:
Familiarity with the associated technologies and standards, including Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® operating system, SUSE operating systems, and open source concepts
Zimbra Collaboration Suite License
A Zimbra license is required in order to create accounts on the Network Edition Zimbra Collaboration Suite servers. You can install ZCS without a license but only one account, the administrator account, can be created.
A trial and a regular license are available:
Trial. You can obtain the trial license from the Zimbra license portal for free. The trial license allows you to create up to 50 users. It expires in 60 days.
Regular. You must purchase the Zimbra Regular license. This license is valid for a specific Zimbra Collaboration Suite system and is encrypted with the number of Zimbra accounts (seats) you have purchased, the effective date and expiration date of the regular license.
Also see the "Zimbra Server" Zimbra Licenses.
Go to Zimbra’s website to obtain a trial license from the Network Downloads link. Contact Zimbra Sales to purchase a regular license, email sales@zimbra.com or telephone 1 650-212-7767, extension 100.
Available Documentation
The following Zimbra documentation is available:
Installation Guides. Installation guides for single server and multi-server installation, includes system requirements and server configuration instructions.
Administrator Guide. This guide provides a comprehensive product overview, including architecture, server functionality, administration tasks, configuration options, and monitoring tools.
Zimbra Migration Wizard Guide. This guide provides instructions for running the Migration Wizard to migrate accounts from a Microsoft Exchange server.
Zimbra administration console Help. The Help topics describes how to perform tasks required to centrally manage Zimbra servers and mailbox accounts from the administration console.
Zimbra Web Client Help. The Help topics describes how to use the features of the Zimbra Web Client.
Release Notes. Late-breaking news for product releases and upgrade instructions are contained in the release notes. The latest notes can be found on the Zimbra website, www.zimbra.com.
Support for Recommended Third-Party Components
Where possible, Zimbra adheres to existing industry standards and open source implementations for backup management, user authentications, operating platform, and database management. However, Zimbra only supports the specific implementations described in the Zimbra Collaboration Suite architecture overview in the Product Overview chapter as officially tested and certified for the Zimbra Collaboration Suite. This document may occasionally note when other tools are available in the marketplace, but such mention does not constitute an endorsement or certification.
Support and Contact Information
Visit www.zimbra.com to join the community and to be a part of building the best open source messaging solution. We appreciate your feedback and suggestions.
Join the Zimbra Community Forum, to participate and learn more about the Zimbra Collaboration Suite.
Send an email to feedback@zimbra.com to let us know what you like about the product and what you would like to see in the product. Or, if you prefer, post your ideas to the Zimbra Forum.
If you encounter problems with this software, go to http://bugzilla.zimbra.com to submit a bug report. Make sure to provide enough detail so that the bug can be easily duplicated.

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