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


System Requirements for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0

System Requirements for Zimbra Collaboration Suite 7.0
Zimbra Collaboration Suite system requirements for both the Network Edition and the Open Source Edition.
 
Minimum - 2 GB RAM
Recommend minimum - 4 GB RAM
10 GB free disk space for software and logs (SATA or SCSI for performance, and RAID/Mirroring for redundancy)
*Temp files space- The zimbra-store requires 5GB for /opt/zimbra, plus additional space for mail storage. The other nodes require 100MB.
Firewall Configuration should be set to “No firewall”, and the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) should be disabled
Note: The 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release supported with RHEL4 (32-bit) and RHEL5 (32-bit). Based on this expectation, we suggest that new RHEL systems use RHEL5 (64-bit) or RHEL6 (64-bit).
Note: The 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release supported with SLES10 (32-bit). Based on this expectation, we suggest that new SUSE systems use SLES10 (64-bit) or SLES11 SP1 (64-bit).
Note: The 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release supported with Ubuntu 8.04 (32-bit). Based on this expectation, we suggest that new Ubuntu systems use Ubuntu 8.04 (64-bit) or Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit).
In addition to supporting the operating systems listed above for the Network Edition, other operating system versions are available for the Open Source Edition. Check the Zimbra Open Source Downloads page on www.zimbra.com.
ext3 file system for Linux deployments
For Red Hat Enterprise, Fedora Core and SUSE operating systems, the server must also have the following installed:
NPTL. Native POSIX Thread Library
Sudo. Superuser, required to delegate admins.
libidn. For internationalizing domain names in applications (IDNA)
GMP. GNU Multiple-Precision Library.
compat-libstdc ++-33. Compatibility Standard C++ libraries.
For RHEL servers only
SSH client software to transfer and install the Zimbra Collaboration Suite software.
Servers should be configured to run Network Time Protocol (NTP) on a scheduled basis

Note: Other configurations may work.
Note: We expect that the 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release to support Firefox 3.0. Based on this expectation, we suggest a 3.5 or newer version of Firefox be used.
End User Computers using
Zimbra Web Client

Note: Other configurations may work.
The following operating system/browser combinations for the advanced Zimbra Web Client are supported:
Note: We expect that the 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release to support Firefox 3.0. Based on this expectation, we suggest a newer version of Firefox be used as listed above.
End User Computers using
Zimbra Web Client (continued)
The following operating system/browser combinations for the standard Zimbra Web Client are supported:
Windows 2000, XP SP 3, Vista SP 2, or Windows 7 with one of the following browsers:
Linux (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, or SUSE) with one of the following browsers:
Note: We expect that the 7.0.x series of ZCS will be the last release to support Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2, Firefox 3.0, and Safari 3. Based on this expectation, we suggest a newer supported browser version be used.
End User Computers
Using Other Clients
Windows XP SP 3, Vista SP 2, Windows 7 with Outlook Express 6, Outlook 2003, (MAPI), Thunderbird
Zimbra recommends that customers requiring use of screen readers for accessibility leverage the use of the Standard Zimbra Web Client (HTML).
Zimbra continues to invest in improving the accessibility of this interface.
**Recommendation - If users are presently using IE 6, Zimbra strongly recommends that they upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer for optimal performance with ZWC.
 
 
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ZCS 7.0 - February 2011