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    physikal is offline Loyal Member
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    Default Zimbra + Amazon EC2 Questions

    I am new to this whole EC2 stuff so I have some questions.

    My understanding is EC2 instances are not permanent, once you term the instance everything resets. That is why "Volumes" come in to store perm data.

    If I were to setup Zimbra on EC2 as a perm solution, would I take this route?

    Setup instance using an existing AMI
    Setup a Volume and Attach it to the AMI on /opt
    Install Zimbra
    Create my own AMI and save it to my personal AMI's.
    Then continue to use my custom AMI w/ the static /opt volume mounted.

    Am I correct in thinking this would be the right way to setup a perm Zimbra solution on EC2?

    Thank you for your time.

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    I believe you are right. You can start an EBS instance, that way it will all be stored oon the EBS volume.

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    You'll also need permanent IPs.

    Watch the pricing though, hosting any mail server on a pay-as-you-go cloud host can quickly get more expensive than a more traditional colocation over the five-year life of a typical server.

    And even cloud providers have outages...

    Hope that helps,
    Mark

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