ZCS Multi-Server Installation Guide, Open Source Edition 6.0, Rev 11/2010
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Menu-Driven Configuration
The menu driven installation displays the components and their existing default values. During the installation process you can modify the default values. Only those menu options associated with the package being installed are displayed.
Common configuration options
The packages installed in common configuration include libraries, utilities, monitoring tools, and basic configuration files under Zimbra Core. These options are configured on all servers.
The table below describes the Main menu common configuration options.
Server Configured
The host name configured in the operating system installation
The LDAP master host name. This LDAP host name is configured on every server
Password for the Zimbra admin user and is configured on every server
Select the time zone to apply to the default COS. The time zone that should be entered is the time zone that the majority of users in the COS will be located. The default time zone is PST (Pacific Time)
Require secure interprocess communications
By default startTLS is YES. When startTLS is enabled there is a secure communication between amavis and postfix and the LDAP server
If this is disabled, ZCS disables the use of startTLS with the LDAP server
All servers, if installed
Installing SNMP is optional, but if installed it must be on all servers.
Enable SNMP notifications. The default is No. If you enter yes, you must enter the SNMP Trap hostname.
Enable SMTP notification — The default is No.
SMTP Source email address — If you enter yes for SMTP notification, you must enter the SMTP source email address and SMTP Destination email address — destination email address.
When the installation and configuration is complete, if this is set to Yes, the Zimbra server is automatically started.
At any time during the installation, you can save the configuration to a file.
Quit can be used at any time to quit the installation.
Zimbra LDAP server configuration options
These options are configured on the Zimbra LDAP server.
The table below describes the Main menu LDAP server configuration options
 
Zimbra LDAP Server
Status - Enabled. For replica LDAP servers the status is changed to Disabled.
Create Domain — Yes. You can create one domain during installation and additional domains can be created from the administration console.
Domain to create — The default domain is the fully qualified hostname of the server. If you created a valid mail domain on your DNS server, enter it here.
LDAP Root password. This password is automatically generated and is used for internal LDAP operations.
LDAP Replication password. This password is automatically generated and is the password used by the LDAP replication server and must be the same password on the LDAP master server and on the replica server.
Zimbra LDAP Server
LDAP Postfix password. This password is automatically generated and is the password used by the postfix user to identify itself to the LDAP server and must be the same password on the LDAP master server and on the MTA server.
LDAP Amavis password.This password is automatically generated and is the password used by the amavis user to identify itself to the LDAP server and must be the same password on the LDAP master server and on the MTA server.
Zimbra Mailbox server configuration options
These options are configured on the Zimbra Mailbox server.
The table below describes the Zimbra Mailbox server menu options
Zimbra Mailbox Server
Create Admin User - The administrator account is created during installation. This account is the first account provisioned on the Zimbra server and allows you to log on to the administration console.
Admin user to create - The default is admin@[mailhost.example.com]. You may want to change this to your domain address.
Admin Password - You must set the admin account password. The password is case sensitive and must be a minimum of six characters. The administrator name, mail address, and password are required to log in to the administration console.
By default, the automated spam training filter is enabled and two mail accounts are created.
1 -Spam Training User to receive mail notification about mail that was not marked as junk, but should be.
2 -Non-spam (HAM) training user to receive mail notification about mail that was marked as junk, but should not have been.
These addresses are automatically configured to work with the spam training filter. The accounts created have a randomly selected name. To recognize what the account is used for you may want to change this name.
The spam training filter is automatically added to the cron table and runs daily.
Zimbra Mailbox Server
zimbra-store (continued)
Global Document Account — This account is automatically created when ZCS is installed. The account holds the templates and the default Documents Notebook. The Documents feature is enabled from the COS or in individual accounts.
Web server mode - Can be HTTP, HTTPS, Mixed, Both or Redirect.
Mixed mode uses HTTPS for logging in and HTTP for normal session traffic
Both mode means that an HTTP session stays HTTP, including during the login phase, and an HTTPS session remains HTTPS throughout, including the login phase.
Redirect mode redirects any users connecting via HTTP to a HTTPS connection.
All modes use SSL encryption for back-end administrative traffic.
Use spell checker server: yes (if installed)
Spell server URL: http://<example.com>:7780/aspell.php
Enable version update checks. ZCS automatically checks to see if a new ZCS update is available. The default is TRUE.
Enable version update notifications. This enables automatic notification when updates are available when this is set to TRUE.
Version update notification email. This is the email address of the account to be notified when updates are available. The default is to send the notification to the admin’s account.
Version update source email. This is the email address of the account that sends the email notification. The default is the admin’s account.
Note: The software update information can be viewed from the Administration Console Tools Overview pane.
Zimbra mailbox server
The Logger package is installed on the one mail server. If installed, it is automatically enabled. Logs from all the hosts are sent to the mailbox server where the logger package is installed. This data is used to generate the statistics graphs and reporting.
Zimbra mailbox server
This menu lists major new features for the ZCS release and whether feature are enabled or not. When you change the feature setting during ZCS installation, you change the default COS settings.
Zimbra mailbox server
If installed, it is automatically enabled. When composing messages in the Zimbra Web Client, spell check can be run.
Zimbra mailbox server
When you install zimbra-spell, zimbra-apache gets installed automatically.
Zimbra MTA Server configuration options
Zimbra MTA server configuration involves installation of the Zimbra-MTA package. This also includes anti-virus and anti-spam components.
The table below describes the MTA server menu options
Zimbra MTA Server
MTA Auth host. This is configured automatically if the MTA authentication server host is on the same server, but must be configured if the authentication server is not on the MTA. The MTA Auth host must be one of the mailbox servers.
Enable Spamassassin. Default is enabled.
Enable ClamAV. Default is enabled.
Notification address for AV alerts. Sets the notification address for AV alerts. You can either accept the default or create a new address. If you create a new address, remember to provision this address from the admin console.
Note: If the virus notification address does not exist and your host name is the same as the domain name on the Zimbra server, the virus notifications queue in the Zimbra MTA server and cannot be delivered.
Bind password for postfix LDAP user. This password must be the same as the postfix password configured on the master LDAP server.
Bind password for amavis LDAP user. This password must be the same as the amavis password configured on the master LDAP server.
Note: New installs of ZCS limit spam/ham training to the first MTA installed. If you uninstall or move this MTA, you will need to enable spam/ham training on another MTA, as one host should have this enabled to run zmtrainsa --cleanup. To do this set zmlocalconfig -e zmtrainsa_cleanup_host=TRUE.

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