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Monitor Mail Queue Of Carbonio CE | Carbonio

In this article, we will see how we can get a high mail queue alert notification in our Carbonio CE email server. Why Do We Need To Be Careful With...
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Migrate Zimbra From One Server To Another Server | Method-3 | Zimbra

This is the last article in this series. Hope you find method-1 & method-2 informative and helpful. So without any further ado, let's start the topic. Overview of Method-3 Detail...
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Migrate Zimbra From One Server To Another Server | Method-2 | Zimbra

I hope you liked the previous article about the migration method-1. In this article, we will discuss another method of migration in detail. Overview Of Method-2 This method involves many...
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Security vs. Privacy: What’s The Difference? | Blog

Is security the same as privacy? If you've been wondering about it, you've come to the right place. We're here to answer your questions. And the short answer is no....
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Migrate Zimbra From One Server To Another Server | Method-1 | Zimbra

This will be a series of articles. We will write three (3) articles in this series to show you how to migrate your Zimbra server from one server to another....
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Cloud computing & data sovereignty for dummies: What’s the cloud? | Blog

What’s the cloud? If you can answer without resorting to paraphrases, tautologies (the cloud is the cloud is the cloud), or definitions that complicate matters more than they simplify them,...
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Manage Your Distribution List | Zimbra

A distribution list is a group of email addresses. In Zimbra, you can create and manage multiple distribution lists. So when anyone sends an email to a distribution list a...
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GDPR Guide: Lawfulness of processing | Blog

As we've seen in the previous installment of this guide, lawfulness, fairness, and transparency are core GDPR principles.  But what makes data processing "lawful" according to the GDPR? The Regulation...
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Understanding Mail Forwarding or Aliasing In Zimbra | Zimbra

Mail aliasing is another form of mail forwarding. In earlier days of postfix, we used to configure email aliases to forward emails. In this article, we will check the details...
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Legitimate Interests & the GDPR: the Easy Guide | Blog

Article 6 GDPR identifies legitimate interests as a legal basis for lawfully processing personal data. Legitimate interests are considered the most flexible lawful basis for processing, but that doesn't mean...
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How To Process Sensitive Personal Data And Avoid Sanctions According To The GDPR | Blog

Not all personal data is sensitive. But when it is, the GDPR goes to great lengths to ensure it is processed with the utmost attention.  In this article, we'll explain...
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Managing Email Address And User Account with GUI & CLI | Zimbra

A system admin performs various tasks on the Zimbra server. But if we make a list of them, managing email accounts/addresses will be in the top 5. In this guide,...
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What Does the GDPR Say About Consent? | Blog

If you know anything about the GDPR (and if you've ever surfed the internet after the Regulation went into force), you'll know that consent is one of the legal basis...
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Import/Export Feature In Zimbra | Zimbra

A regular user or a system administrator may need to import/export the data from their own email account or other user's email account. In this guide, we will see how...
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How To Change IP Address of Zimbra Server | Zimbra

We often need to change the IP address of the Zimbra server. In this guide, we will show you the precise way to change the IP address of your Zimbra...
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Installation Of SSL Certificate On Zimbra Server | Zimbra

In modern days, data security is prioritized with great concern. Most system admins are concerned with their email server security from both inside/outside threats. As threats evolve, so does the...
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GDPR made easy: the Definitive Guide, part 3 – Principles of the GDPR | Blog

We've dealt with the material and territorial scope of the GDPR.  We've clarified what personal data is.  It's now time to turn to the regulation's core principles, as spelled out...
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Install The Latest Zimbra OSE (8.8.15) On Ubuntu 20.04LTS | Zimbra

As system administrators, we are often asked about the installation process of Zimbra. Is there any method we should follow, is there any checklist we should follow etc. Luckily, Zimbra...
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What does the GDPR say about encryption? | Blog

Does the GDPR require encryption?  The short answer is "no." The somewhat longer, more accurate answer is "no, but you might want to consider it, though you have to be...
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Understanding SPF Records | Zimbra

SPF is in action for quiet a long time. The very basic function of SPF is to authorize a sender on behalf of a domain. But why did we need...
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GDPR made easy: the Definitive Guide, part 2 – Territorial Scope | Blog

Does the GDPR apply to every (legal or natural) person on the planet?   No. As with other laws and regulations, the GDPR only applies to situations falling under its territorial...
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How To Prepare An OS For Zimbra Installation | Zimbra

The pre-Zimbra installation phase is no fun. That’s why everyone wants to wrap up this phase in no time. But a little planning in this phase can make our server...
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Article 28 GDPR: All You Need to Know | Blog

Have you ever used an email service to process someone’s personal data? Or maybe you’re more the direct messaging app type of person. Or perhaps you use Facebook or Instagram.  ...
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Best Available Open-source Operating System for Zimbra Collaboration OSE | Zimbra

Selecting the proper operating system for your server is as important as defining other key requirements (i.e hardware). Migrating or updating an operational server’s operating system is not as easy/effortless...
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GDPR & Paper Records: All About Relevant Filing Systems | Blog

Learning that the GDPR applies to paper records might come as a surprise.  We get it. When one thinks of the General Data Protection Regulation, the first image that comes...
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High Availability for Mail Servers without Breaking the Bank! It Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive | Blog

E-mail is one of the most popular communication mediums in the world. It has become a necessity for many organizations and businesses, as it is a cost-effective way to communicate...
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4 Important Requirements of a Backup System for E-mail Servers | Blog

The third-party backup solutions offered for e-mail servers are insufficient and don’t suit the needs of many organizations. They provide manual features and fall short in terms of backup and...
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Enterprise-class Collaboration Tools, But No Cloud? It’s Possible. | Blog

We have a solution for you if you're looking for enterprise-level features to build a digital workplace but don't want to expose your data to the cloud. Zextras Carbonio is...
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How Zextras Carbonio Helps Organizations to Expand Their Business Efficiently | Blog

Scalability is the ability to size your IT infrastructure to accommodate changes such as demand for more storage or an increase in the number of users. This can be done...
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Which Organizations Benefit Most from Zextras Carbonio? | Blog

E-mails, virtual communication, and instant messaging solutions keep organizations alive. Considering how fast the digital workplace concept is evolving, a robust e-mail and collaboration platform is crucial to creating a...
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How to Transfer E-mails, Calendars, and Contacts from Outlook to Carbonio Community Edition | Carbonio

When migrating from Microsoft Exchange to Carbonio CE, the challenge is to migrate employee-critical data such as e-mails, address books, and appointments from Outlook to the Carbonio CE server. This...
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Resolving Common Errors During Installation of Carbonio Community Edition | Carbonio

When installing and using Carbonio CE, administrators may encounter unexpected problems that may affect the correct operation and usability of the mail server, but at the same time, they practically...
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An Introduction to Carbonio Community Edition System Logs | Carbonio

Like any enterprise-class mail server, Carbonio CE carefully captures in a special log all actions occurring on the server, from sending emails and logging in to user accounts, ending with...
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Stay Safe Online: 4 Simple, Privacy-Boosting Habits You Can Implement Today | Blog

Do you ever feel you have no control over your personal data, especially online? You are not alone.  According to a 2019 study conducted by the Pew Research Center, an...
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Those 5 GDPR myths can harm your business. Did you fall for them? | Blog

The GDPR can be intimidating.  It has been around for almost four years, but one keeps hearing all sorts of different opinions.  And the advice found online doesn't always help. ...
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How to Properly Set Up Firewalls on Zimbra Servers | Zimbra

A firewall is a network security mechanism that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and permits or blocks data packets based on a set of security rules. Its purpose is...
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What is Personal Data? The GDPR’s Definition | Blog

We know: talking about the GDPR’s definition of personal data must be among the dullest things ever.  So why don’t we spice up things with a quiz?  Under the GDPR,...
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Free SSL Certificates for Carbonio Community Edition Using Let’s Encrypt and Certbot | Carbonio

A public-key certificate is an electronic document that provides a reliable way for an entity to prove its identity. A trusted organization that issues these public-key certificates is known as...
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Telegram & Data Controllers: Extra-EEA Data Transfer Might Still Happen | Blog

If you've spent time researching the GDPR, you'll know that the transfer of personal data outside the EEA (European Economic Area) is strictly regulated.  Data transfer rules (laid down in...
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GDPR for non-EU companies: how and when it applies to you | Blog

Has anyone spoiled a perfectly fine day by telling you that – though you own a non-EU company – the GDPR might still apply to you?  Are you wondering how...
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Are Telegram’s Secret Chats GDPR-compliant? | Blog

In a previous post, we have discussed how using Telegram as a data controller can breach the obligations arising under the GDPR.  In a nutshell, when you share data subjects'...
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Meet Zextras at CloudFest 2022 | Event | Blog

Can't wait! CloudFest 2022 returns as an in-person event March 22-24, 2022, in Rust, Germany. CloudFest is the leading conference for service providers who wants to find new partners and...
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GPDR made easy: the definitive guide, p. 1 | Blog

The GDPR has been in force for over three years, but much of it remains unclear.  And that is why we've drafted this guide. We want to help you understand...
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How to Manage Multiple Domains in a Zimbra Server | Zimbra

A few years back, things were quite simple. Each organization acquires a domain to establish its virtual identity. Virtual identity includes their company website, company email service, etc. Over time,...
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How to Set Up a Static IP Address on Ubuntu Server | Carbonio

The previous article showed you how to deploy a Carbonio server in a demo environment. It was meant for testing purposes and used dnsmasq to resolve A and MX records....
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Top 4 Unknown Truths about Self-hosted Open-source Platforms You Need to Know | Blog

This news may infuriate a swarm of hardcore public cloud advocates, but admit it – on-premises platforms are NOT as bad as they're advertised to be. Folks in tech, you...
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Data Protection Day 2022 | Blog

Interview with Carlo Piana from Array Law Happy 16th Data Protection Day! Launched in 2006 by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, Data Protection Day aims to...
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Zextras Suite 3.9.0 | Blog

Zextras Suite for Zimbra OSE 3.9.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite for Zimbra OSE by logging into their account...
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How to Install Your DNS Server Using Dnsmasq for Carbonio CE Test Environment | Carbonio

A DNS server becomes very handy on several occasions where you need to define your DNS, disable the automatic DHCP server, and use a static IP. This guide can also...
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Real-time Backup and Restore for Zimbra – System Administrators’ Most Requested Features | Zimbra

Zimbra OSE is a complete email solution. It offers lots of customization compared to G Suit and M365. Still, it needs some attention from the system admins perspective. We think...
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