How to manually create a Zarafa Appliance ?

This procedure is for using Zarafa and Artica on an ISP hosted server and Debian 6 operating system.

  • Install a freshed Debian 6 operationg system ( use the net-install iso file)
  • use the setup-debian binary to install mandatories packages:

Install the system:

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  • Select your language.

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  • Select your country

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  • Select the keyboard type.

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  • Define the full hostname

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  • Set the root password

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  • On the partition wizard, choose guided entire disk

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choose all files in one partition.

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  • At the end of the partition wizard, choose yes to confirm write changes.

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  • Wait during the formating task.

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  • Wait during the installation of the system base

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Choose your country mirror

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Wait during the software list update

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on the softwares selection, choose only OpenSSH server and standard system utilities

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  • Confirm the boot loader install and reboot the computer

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Install Artica with the setup-debian

logon on the system run these command-line:

wget http://www.artica.fr/download/setup-debian.tgz
tar xf setup-debian.tar.gz
chmod 777 setup-debian
./setup-debian

  • The install program will show you all packages that will be installed on the system.
  • Type Enter key

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Confirm the install of about 250 packages by typing Enter key

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  • Wait during the downloading/installing mandatories packages task.

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  • type Enter in order to let the setup binary installing artica core module.
  • Choose the option 1 in the last menu in order to install Postfix.

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  • After the Postfix MTA installed, the menu display a new entry "Install Zarafa server"
  • Type the "Z" letter to install Zarafa server.
  • Type the "Q" letter to exit setup-debian

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Turn Artica to a Zarafa appliance run

touch /etc/artica-postfix/ZARAFA_APPLIANCE

Force artica to synchronize

/usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/process1 --force --verbose