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    Question Fedora - latest versions?

    Hi all,

    I have an old FC4 box that I am planning on moving the Zimbra install to new hardware.

    I am trying to install FC4 on the new box, but of course it is so old that there are no updates for it etc. Looking at the list of possible OSes for the Free edition:

    - I don't own RHEL 4 or 5 - that's out
    - FC4 & FC5 are no longer supported (just found that out on the fedora forum)
    - possibly use Ubuntu 6 (LTS) - but I've never used Ubuntu as a server, only Fedora.
    - No experience with the other OSes...

    So - Should I stay with an non-update FC4 or FC5? Or can I use a newer version of Fedora? I have F8 on another server and it works great. Or I can try Ubuntu...

    All things being equal, I would prefer to use Fedora 8.

    Thanks for any help with this,
    Rob

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    I had pretty good luck with FC7. Some people in my class had bad luck with FC6. No one had tried FC8.

    My documentation:
    Derek Ulrich Zimbra Email Server

    I used this version:
    http://files.zimbra.com/downloads/5....1120145113.tgz

    Good luck!

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    It looks like I am going to have to stay with FC4. Moving Zimbra to a new box = the version of Zimbra must be the same. All things considered, the easiest move is to stay with FC4...

    Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by sternfan View Post
    Hi all,

    I have an old FC4 box that I am planning on moving the Zimbra install to new hardware.

    I am trying to install FC4 on the new box, but of course it is so old that there are no updates for it etc. Looking at the list of possible OSes for the Free edition:

    - I don't own RHEL 4 or 5 - that's out
    - FC4 & FC5 are no longer supported (just found that out on the fedora forum)
    - possibly use Ubuntu 6 (LTS) - but I've never used Ubuntu as a server, only Fedora.
    - No experience with the other OSes...

    So - Should I stay with an non-update FC4 or FC5? Or can I use a newer version of Fedora? I have F8 on another server and it works great. Or I can try Ubuntu...

    All things being equal, I would prefer to use Fedora 8.

    Thanks for any help with this,
    Rob
    You could always use CentOS5 for the new server (it's free and binary compatible with RHEL5), as a long term supported operating system it's far better than using a consumer grade o/s.

    One idea would be to install your new o/s on the new server the install VMware Server (it's free) then install your FC4 as a VM. You could then install Zimbra on the host o/s, a bit long winded and I'd make sure you had plenty of RAM but it should be fairly easy.
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    Hi Bill,

    So Centos is a "supported" install for the open version? Just want to be clear, since I am probably doing the swap this saturday.

    Rob

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    Supported in the sense it's a rebuild of the RHEL version, yes. It's also, as I've said before, binary compatible with the equivalent RHEL version. There are a few minor differences but it's only a package installation difference, check the wiki and there's also a comprehensive 'how-to' on the forums about installing on CentOS5. I've been using CentOS4 (and now 5, soon to be 5.1) since Zimbra was first released over two years ago and I've never had a problem with it.

    BTW, you should be seeing CentOS 5.1 by the weekend if you want to go with that.
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    Ok - one more issue. The zimbra version must be the same on both boxes for the move to work. I am currently using the fedora 4.5.5 version. Where can I get this version for Centos (RHEL)?

    Thanks,
    Rob

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    You can get the previous versions from Sourceforge,. I forgot to mention that the RHEL5 version wasn't available for 4.5.5 but I did have the the RHEL4 version running on CentOS5 initially and that ran OK.

    [edit]Another option is for you to install the new CentOS5 + Zimbra 4.5.10 and do an IMAPSYNC for the mail, csv exports for the contacts and REST export/import for calendar data. Really depends on the data you're trying to move and what planning you've done in advance.
    Last edited by phoenix; 11-28-2007 at 08:33 AM.
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    Default Install error on FC8

    Any idea on wats the work around. I tried the FC7 build to have it install in FC8. I am hitting a ldap init error.

    Initializing ldap...IO::Socket::INET: connect: Connection refused at /opt/zimbra/libexec/zmldapinit line 158.
    FAILED (111)

    Install Log below

    Operations logged to /tmp/zmsetup.01092008-175433.log
    Getting installed packages
    checking isEnabled zimbra-core
    zimbra-core not in enabled cache
    enabled packages
    Newinstall enabling all installed packages
    Enabling zimbra-core
    Enabling zimbra-ldap
    Enabling zimbra-store
    Enabling zimbra-mta
    Enabling zimbra-snmp
    Enabling zimbra-logger
    Enabling zimbra-apache
    Enabling zimbra-spell
    Enabling zimbra-proxy
    Setting defaults...
    Setting local config zimbra_java_home to /opt/zimbra/java
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_java_home='/opt/zimbra/java' 2> /dev/null
    checking isEnabled zimbra-cluster
    zimbra-cluster not in enabled cache
    enabled packages zimbra-logger zimbra-store zimbra-mta zimbra-core zimbra-apache zimbra-proxy zimbra-snmp zimbra-ldap zimbra-spell
    Newinstall enabling all installed packages
    Enabling zimbra-core
    Enabling zimbra-ldap
    Enabling zimbra-store
    Enabling zimbra-mta
    Enabling zimbra-snmp
    Enabling zimbra-logger
    Enabling zimbra-apache
    Enabling zimbra-spell
    Enabling zimbra-proxy
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    MX: ram.com (10.1.0.168)

    Interface: 10.1.0.168
    Interface: 127.0.0.1
    Interface: 192.168.122.1
    done.
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-spell
    zimbra-spell is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-proxy
    zimbra-proxy is enabled
    Checking for port conflicts
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-logger
    zimbra-logger is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    Global config attribute retrieved from ldap: zimbraSpamIsSpamAccount=
    Global config attribute retrieved from ldap: zimbraSpamIsNotSpamAccount=
    Global config attribute retrieved from ldap: zimbraNotebookAccount=
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-archiving
    zimbra-archiving not in enabled cache
    enabled packages zimbra-logger zimbra-store zimbra-mta zimbra-core zimbra-apache zimbra-proxy zimbra-cluster zimbra-snmp zimbra-ldap zimbra-spell
    Newinstall enabling all installed packages
    Enabling zimbra-core
    Enabling zimbra-ldap
    Enabling zimbra-store
    Enabling zimbra-mta
    Enabling zimbra-snmp
    Enabling zimbra-logger
    Enabling zimbra-apache
    Enabling zimbra-spell
    Enabling zimbra-proxy
    checking isComponentAvailable archiving
    Component archiving is not available.
    checking isEnabled zimbra-snmp
    zimbra-snmp is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-store
    zimbra-store is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-mta
    zimbra-mta is enabled
    checking isEnabled zimbra-archiving
    zimbra-archiving is not enabled
    checking isComponentAvailable archiving
    Component archiving is not available.
    checking isEnabled zimbra-snmp
    zimbra-snmp is enabled
    Saving config in /opt/zimbra/config.18775...
    done.
    Operations logged to /tmp/zmsetup.01092008-175433.log
    Setting local config values...
    Setting local config zimbra_server_hostname to ram.com
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_server_hostname='ram.com' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ldap_master_url to ldap://ram.com:389
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ldap_master_url='ldap://ram.com:389' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ldap_url to ldap://ram.com:389
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ldap_url='ldap://ram.com:389' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ldap_starttls_supported to 1
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ldap_starttls_supported='1' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ldap_port to 389
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ldap_port='389' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ldap_host to ram.com
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ldap_host='ram.com' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config zimbra_uid to 501
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_uid='501' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config zimbra_gid to 501
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_gid='501' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config zimbra_user to zimbra
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_user='zimbra' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config av_notify_user to admin@ram.com
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e av_notify_user='admin@ram.com' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config ssl_allow_untrusted_certs to TRUE
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e ssl_allow_untrusted_certs='TRUE' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mysql_memory_percent to 30
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mysql_memory_percent='30' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_java_heap_memory_percent to 40
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_java_heap_memory_percent='40' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_directory to /opt/zimbra/mailboxd
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_directory='/opt/zimbra/mailboxd' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_keystore to /opt/zimbra/mailboxd/etc/keystore
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_keystore='/opt/zimbra/mailboxd/etc/keystore' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_server to jetty
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_server='jetty' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_truststore to /opt/zimbra/java/jre/lib/security/cacerts
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_truststore='/opt/zimbra/java/jre/lib/security/cacerts' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_truststore_password to changeit
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_truststore_password='changeit' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config mailboxd_keystore_password to 03hnT2FJY
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e mailboxd_keystore_password='03hnT2FJY' 2> /dev/null
    Setting local config zimbra_ldap_userdn to uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmlocalconfig -f -e zimbra_ldap_userdn='uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra ' 2> /dev/null
    done.
    Setting up CA...
    *** Running as root user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr createca
    done.
    Creating SSL certificate...
    *** Running as root user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr install self
    *** Running as root user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr install self
    *** Running as root user: /opt/zimbra/bin/zmcertmgr install self
    done.
    checking isEnabled zimbra-ldap
    zimbra-ldap is enabled
    Initializing ldap...
    *** Running as zimbra user: /opt/zimbra/libexec/zmldapinit
    FAILED (111)


    ERROR

    Zimbra.log says

    Jan 9 17:57:27 ram slapd[22501]: main: TLS init def ctx failed: -1
    Jan 9 17:57:27 ram slapd[22501]: slapd stopped.
    Jan 9 17:57:27 ram slapd[22501]: connections_destroy: nothing to destroy.
    Jan 9 17:57:32 ram slapd[22507]: @(#) $OpenLDAP: slapd 2.3.39 (Dec 2 2007 09:38:14) $#012#011build@build20.re.zimbra.com:/home/build/p4/main/ThirdParty/openldap/openldap-2.3.39.6z/servers/slapd

    ZCS version is 5.0.0_GA_1869.F7.20071218205447.

    I am posting this because i saw someone in the forum saying ZCS installed in FC8.
    Last edited by riyer; 01-09-2008 at 11:19 PM.

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