ZCS Administrator's Guide 7.2.3
ZCS Administrator's Guide 7.2.3
Open Source Edition


Managing ZCS Configuration > Managing Servers

Managing Servers
A server is a machine that has one or more of the Zimbra service packages installed. During the installation, the Zimbra server is automatically registered on the LDAP server.
You can view the current status of all the servers that are configured with Zimbra software, and you can edit or delete existing server records. You cannot add servers directly to LDAP. The ZCSInstallation program must be used to add new servers because the installer packages are designed to register the new host at the time of installation.
The server settings include:
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Servers inherit global settings if those values are not set in the server configuration. Settings that can be inherited from the Global configuration include MTA, SMTP, IMAP, POP, anti-virus, and anti-spam configurations.
General Server Settings
The General Information tab includes the following configuration information:
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The Notes text box can be used to record details you want to save.
Services Settings
The Services tab shows the Zimbra services. A check mark identifies the services that are enabled for the selected server, including LDAP, Mailbox, IMAP and POP proxy, MTA, SNMP, Anti-virus, Anti-spam, Spell Checker, and Logger.
MTA Server Settings
The MTA tab shows the following settings:
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IMAP and POP Server Settings
From these tabs, you can configure IMAP and POP availability on a per server basis.
Volume Settings
In the Volume tab you manage storage volumes on the Zimbra Mailbox server. When VMware Zimbra Collaboration Server is installed, one index volume and one message volume are configured on each mailbox server. You can add new volumes, set the volume type, and set the compression threshold.
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Index Volume
Each Zimbra mailbox server is configured with one current index volume. Each mailbox is assigned to a permanent directory on the current index volume. You cannot change which volume the account is assigned.
As volumes become full, you can create a new current index volume for new accounts. When a new current volume is added, the older index volume is no longer assigned new accounts.
Index volumes not marked current are still actively in use as the index volumes for accounts assigned to them. Any index volume that is referenced by a mailbox as its index volume cannot be deleted.
Message Volume
When a new message is delivered or created, the message is saved in the current message volume. Additional message volumes can be created, but only one is configured as the current volume where new messages are stored. When the volume is full, you can configure a new current message volume. The current message volume receives all new messages. New messages are never stored in the previous volume.
A current volume cannot be deleted, and message volumes that have messages referencing the volume cannot be deleted.
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