[CentOS] Replacing my Scalix mail server
rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Mar 18 00:14:30 UTC 2009
Rainer Duffner wrote:
> Am 17.03.2009 um 21:19 schrieb Per Qvindesland:
>> No as I said it does not have all the synchronizing stuff but rock
>> email server, sadly Zimbra in my humble opinion not really free, but
>> course there is http://www.opengroupware.org/ http://www.citadel.org/
>> http://www.open-xchange.com/EN/developer/index.html and http://kolab.org
>> mention a few all with their own pro's and con's
> All the "free" solutions depend on you spending an extra-ordinary
> amount of time configuring them.
> The amount of QA needed to pull something like Zimbra off is
> staggering (sometimes it's still not enough QA....)
> My own mail is qmail-only - I gave-up trying to get all the
> calendaring-packages running long ago.
> But at work, we have Zimbra and is is really cool IMO.
> It has a slick web-interface, it sync's with Outlook, Mac - and then
> there is this great/horrible fat client called Zimbra Desktop...
> I have to admit, though, that the list-price for a small amount of
> mailboxes looks not so cheap (esp. if you want Zimbra Mobile).
> (How many mailboxes does the original author want to replace, actually?)
I was running the mailserver for a local organization and that was 30+
users on top of my 10+. They have gone to another site, so I am back to
10+. For now...
> But still, I'm kind of fascinated by it - mostly, because it's very
> openly developed and by browsing through their bugzilla and P4
> repository-webinterface, you get a good idea of what current issues
> there are, what would get fixed by going to a newer version (and which
> new bugs to expect).
> I wish every vendor did that.
> We run it on CentOS, BTW (test/dev environment via Virtuozzo,
> production on physical hardware).
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