Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: What is the recommended steps for installing a new CentOS server for Zimbra?

To install a new CentOS 5.6 server x64 / i686 we recommend the following steps. 1. Download the required ISOs. You will only need CD1 and the ISO images are available on during the installation process:2. You can SKIP the testing of the CD media step. This is not required.3. Make the logical selections for language, keyboard layout and timezone.4. Network should be set to a static IP address.5. Partition as required.6. Unselect ALL default software packages. See screenshot, Choose to Customize Now the software packages. See screenshot, Software packages, select: Base System, Base only. Unselect all others. See screenshot, You should see a confirmation of the required media, CD1 and CD3. If not then go back a step. See screenshot, Continue with the installation. Once the CentOS software has been installed:11. Run software updates, yum update12. Start the Zimbra installation process.

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