Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0
Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0
Multi-Server Installation Guide
Open Source Edition


Multiple-Server Installation > Installing Zimbra LDAP Master Server

Installing Zimbra LDAP Master Server
You must configure the Zimbra Master LDAP server before you can install other Zimbra servers. You can set up LDAP replication, configuring a master LDAP server and replica LDAP servers, either configuring all LDAP servers now or after you set up the initial ZCS servers. See Configuring LDAP Replication.
Important: If you are installing more than one LDAP server, see Configuring LDAP Replication.
1.
Follow steps 1 through 4 in Starting the Installation Process to open an SSH session to the LDAP server, log on to the server as root, and unpack the Zimbra software.
2.
Type Y and press Enter to install the zimbra-ldap package. The MTA, Store and Logger packages should be marked N. In the following screen shot example, the package to be installed is emphasized.
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3.
Type Y, and press Enter to modify the system. The selected packages are installed on the server.
The Main menu displays the default entries for the Zimbra component you are installing. To expand the menu to see the configuration values type x and press Enter. The main menu expands to display configuration details for the package being installed. Values that require further configuration are marked with asterisks (*).
To navigate the Main menu, select the menu item to change. You can modify any of the values. See Table , “Main Menu Options,” for a description of the Main menu.
 
      r) Start servers after configuration yes
4.
Type 1 to display the Common Configuration submenus.
 
    1)Hostname:                          ldap-1.example.com
    2)Ldap master host:                  ldap-1.example.com
    3)Ldap port: 389
    4)Ldap Admin password: set
    5)Secure interprocess communications:   Yes
    6)TimeZone:              (GMT-08.00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
5.
Type 4 to display the automatically generated LDAP admin password. You can change this password. Write down the LDAP password, the LDAP host name and the LDAP port. You must configure this information when you install the mailbox servers and MTA servers.
LDAP Admin Password ____________
LDAP Host name ___________
LDAP Port ___________
6.
Type 6 to set the correct time zone, if your time zone is not Pacific Time.
7.
Type r to return to the Main menu.
8.
From the Main menu, type 2) zimbra-ldap to view the Ldap configuration settings.
 
3) Domain to create                         ldap-1.example.com
4) Ldap Root password:                      set
   5) Ldap Replication password:               set
   6) Ldap Postfix password:                   set
   7) Ldap Amavis password:                    set
   8) Ldap Nginx password:                     set
Type 3) Domain to create to change the default domain name to the domain name, (example.com).
The passwords listed in the LDAP configuration menu are automatically generated. You need these passwords when configuring the MTA and the LDAP replica servers. Write them down. If you want to change the passwords for LDAP root, LDAP replication, LDAP Postfix, LDAP Amavis, and LDAP Nginx, enter the corresponding number 4 through 8 and change the passwords.
Ldap replication password ___________
Ldap postfix password ___________
Ldap amavis password ___________
Ldap nginx password ___________
9.
When changes to the LDAP configuration menu are complete, enter r to return to the main menu. Type a to apply the configuration changes.
10.
When Save configuration data to file appears, type Yes and press Enter.
11.
The next request asks where to save the files. To accept the default, press Enter. To save the files to another directory, enter the directory and press Enter.
12.
When The system will be modified - continue? appears, type y and press Enter.
The server is modified. Installing all the components and configuring the server can take a few minutes. This includes but is not limited to setting local config values, creating and installing SSL certificates, setting passwords, timezone preferences, and starting the servers, among other processes.
13.
When Configuration complete - press return to exit displays, press Enter.
 
The installation of the LDAP server is complete.