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Preparing Your Server Environment : Installation Modifications for Fedora

Installation Modifications for Fedora
The Zimbra Collaboration Suite runs on the Fedora, Core 4 operating system. When you install the Fedora software for the Zimbra Collaboration Suite, accept the default setup answers, except for the following steps. Refer to the Fedora installation guide for detailed documentation about installing their software.
Disk Partitioning Setup. Check Manually partition with DiskDruid. The disk partition should be set up as follows:
The Mount Point/RAID Volume size for the /boot partition should be 100 MB.
The Swap partition should be set to twice the size of the RAM on your machine.
The Root partition (/) should be set with the remaining disk space size.
Network Configuration>Network Devices>Hostname should be configured manually with the hostname name [mailhost.example.com] of the Zimbra server.
Enter the Gateway and Primary DNS addresses.
In the Edit Interface pop-up screen, check Activate on Boot. Enter the IP Address and Netmask of the device. This allows the interface to start when you boot.
Firewall Configuration should be set to No firewall, and the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) should be disabled.
Important: The following should also be considered before you install the Zimbra Collaboration Suite.
You must disable Sendmail in order to run the Zimbra Collaboration Suite application. The Sendmail command to stop the service is /etc/init.d/sendmail stop, to disable, is chkconfig sendmail off. The Postfix command to stop the service is /etc/init.d/postfix stop, to disable, is chkconfig postfix stop.
Make sure that FQDN entry in /etc/hosts appear before the hostnames. If this is missing, the creation of the Zimbra certificate fails. The FQDN entry should look like this example.
 
127.0.0.1           localhost.localdomain localhost
your.ip.address         FQDN yourhostname

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