ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
Open Source Edition


Multiple-Server Installation > Installing Zimbra MTA on a Server

Installing Zimbra MTA on a Server
When zimbra-mta is installed, the LDAP host name and the Zimbra LDAP password must be known to the MTA server. If not, the MTA cannot contact the LDAP server and is not able to complete the installation.
1.
Follow steps 1 through 4 in Starting the Installation Process to open a SSH session to the MTA server, log on to the server as root, and unpack the Zimbra software.
2.
Type Y and press Enter to install the zimbra-mta package. The other packages should be marked N. In the following screen shot example, the package to be installed is emphasized.
Note:
 
3.
Type Y, and press Enter to install the selected package(s).
The Main menu displays the default entries for the Zimbra component you are installing. To expand the menu to see all the configuration values type x and press Enter.
To navigate the Main menu, select the menu item to change. You can modify any of the values.
 
4.
The Main menu displays. Type 1 and press Enter to go to the Common Configuration menu.
 
The mailbox server hostname is displayed. You must change the LDAP master host name and password to be the values configured on the LDAP server.
Type 2, press Enter, and type the LDAP host name.
(ldap-1.example.com in this example.)
Type 4, press Enter, and type the LDAP password.
After you set these values, the server immediately contacts the LDAP server. If it cannot contact the server, you cannot proceed.
Type 6 to set the correct time zone, if your time zone is not Pacific Time.
5.
Type r to return to the Main menu.
6.
Type 2 to go to the Mta menu.
 
Type 2 to set the MTA Auth host. This is the MTA authentication server host name and is set to one of the Zimbra mailbox server’s hostname.
You can change 5, AV alerts notification address. This should be an address on the domain, such as the admin address. (admin@example.com)
Note:
You must set the same postfix ldap user password and the same amavis ldap user password that is configured on the LDAP master server.
Type 6 and enter the postfix password.
Type 7 and enter the amavis password.
7.
Type r to return to the Main menu.
8.
When the MTA server is configured, return to the Main menu and type a to apply the configuration changes. Press Enter to save the configuration data.
9.
When Save Configuration data to a file appears, press Enter.
10.
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 then press Enter.
11.
When The system will be modified - continue? appears, type y and press Enter.
The server is modified. Installing all the components and configuring the MTA server can take a few minutes. This can include setting passwords, setting ports, setting time zone preferences, and starting the server, among other processes.
12.
When Installation complete - press return to exit displays, press Enter.
The installation of the MTA server is complete.
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