How to install Zimbra Opensource Collaboration 8 on CentOS 7

1. System Requirements for Zimbra Collaboration

Evaluation and Testing
• Intel/AMD 64-bit CPU 1.5 GHz
• RAM requirements:
• For single server installations, a minimum of 8GB of RAM is required.
• For multi-server installations, contact Zimbra sales for recommendations.
• 5 GB free disk space for software and logs
• Temp file space for installs and upgrades*
• Additional disk space for mail storage Production environments
• Intel/AMD 2.0 GHZ+ 64-bit CPU
• RAM requirements:
• For single server installations, a minimum of 8GB of RAM is required.
• For multi-server installations, contact Zimbra sales for recommendations.
• Temp file space for installs and upgrades*
• 10 GB free disk space for software and logs (SATAor SCSI for performance, and RAID/Mirroring for redundancy)
• Additional disk space for mail storage
*Temp files space: The zimbra-store requires 5GB for / opt/zimbra, plus additional space for mail storage. Theother nodes require 100MB. General Requirements
• Firewall Configuration should be set to “No firewall”.
• RAID-5 is not recommended for installations with more than 100 accounts.

2. Install zimbra

a. Install some pack pre-requisites, we using command:

and remove postfix if it installed.

b. Now we must change hostname, warming we must reboot server after change hostname.

c. Download zimbra from home page, we using command:

then download complete, we extra using command for example

d. Install Zimbra using command:

if you see error on this picture

we install perl-core

Press Yes for confirm install zimbra on your system.

This picture is during install zimbra on centos 7

You should change domain, for example your email is admin@sysadmin.com.vn, you press sysadmin.com.vn

After install, you must config zimbra, one important is password for user admin

Press ‘a’ to next

 

System automatic set default value

And install finish.

You can access webclient from web browse

And this is user interface

Good luck for you 🙂