ZCS Multi-Server Installation Guide, Network Edition 5.0 (Rev 5.0.19 September 2009)
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Introduction

Introduction
Information in this guide is intended for persons responsible for installing the Zimbra Collaboration Suite. This guide will help you plan and perform all installation procedures necessary to deploy a fully functioning email system based on Zimbra’s messaging technology.
This guide covers the installation of Zimbra Collaboration Suite Network Edition 4.5.
Audience
This installation guide assumes you have a thorough understanding of system administration concepts and tasks and are familiar with email communication standards, security concepts, directory services, and database management.
Zimbra Collaboration Suite License
A Zimbra license is required in order to create accounts in the Network Edition Zimbra Collaboration Suite servers. You cannot install ZCS without a license.
The license types available are
Trial. You can obtain the trial license from the Zimbra license portal for free. The trail 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.
If do not have a license, go to Zimbra’s website to obtain a license from the Network Downloads area.
For More Information
Zimbra documentation, including a readme text file, the administration guide, and other Zimbra guides are copied to the servers during the installation. The major documentation types are listed below. You can access all the documents on the Zimbra website, www.zimbra.com and from the administration console, Help Desk page.
Administrator’s Guide. This guide describes product architecture, server functionality, administration tasks, configuration options, and backup and restore procedures.
Administrator Help. The administrator Help provides instructions about how to add and maintain your servers, domains, and user accounts from the admin console.
Web Client Help. The Web Client Help provides instructions about how to use the Zimbra Web Client features.
Migration Wizard Guides. These guide describes how to migrate users that are on Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Domino systems to the Zimbra Collaboration Suite.
Clustering Guide. This guide describes how to setup clustering for a single server or multiple servers.
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. If you prefer, post your ideas to the Zimbra Forum.
If you encounter problems with this software, visit Zimbra.com and submit a bug report. Make sure you provide enough detail so that the bug can be easily duplicated.
 

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