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    It seems I need a routable FQDN to install Zimbra which leaves out hostname.local (not routable). I am using Zimbra for my home network, I really don't want to have to go to the trouble of setting up local DNS or anything like that. Do I have any options?

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    Yes setup a local DNS ZCS requires the ability to find a MX record for your domain which /etc/hosts cannot provide. I run a home server and it really is not that difficult to setup. We can help

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    I'm actually not looking to do any MX setup either...I just want to use Zimbra to rehost two (external) POP3 accounts as local IMAP accounts!

    I just loaded bind9 onto my Ubuntu 8.04 system, configuring a local domain now. I'll let you know how it goes!

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    Good luck ZCS does require a MX for a internal domain but I am sure you will sort that Its well worth it in the end.

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