I want to configure a server

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 20:54:52 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 11:23 -0400, Robert Steinmetz wrote:
> I recently upgraded a server similar to what you describe. The
> eGroupware in the repositories has a few issues but should work OK out
> of the box, probably better on a completely clean installation. It
> does require careful checking using the built in installation check to
> make sure everything is set up correctly. 

It has been borked for well over a year. 

> Imap depends on which imap server you are planning to use. There are
> several.
> You should use ldap for the addressbook and authentication although
> its not strictly required. That is probably the trickiest part of the
> whole project.
> If you start with the Server Edition CD or DVD and use the packages in
> the repositories most everything should be installed correctly for
> you.
> Freddy Van Ingelgom wrote: 
> > Hello,
> > I plan to configure a server that should act as a file server,
> > backup server, egroupware server, email (IMAP) server and print
> > server, and act also as my gateway to the internet.
> > I have some (small) experience with setting up a server, but I
> > wonder if you have some experience in that field that you would like
> > to share?
> > egroupware and Imap server is troubeling me most, as I have no
> > experience with the first and only limited experience with the
> > second.
> > Thanks for your help!
> > Freddy
> > 
> -- 
> Robert Steinmetz, AIA
> Principal
> Steinmetz & Associates

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