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How to Install Your DNS Server Using Dnsmasq

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 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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Zextras at FOSDEM 2022 | Event

We're very excited to take part in FOSDEM 2022 with a speech in the Collaboration and Content Management devroom. FOSDEM is the central event about open-source, taking place yearly in...
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Carbonio Chat – GDPR Compliant Enterprise Instant Messaging service for Data Controllers

In this article, you'll find out why Zextras Carbonio's instant messaging service, aka Chats, is a perfect fit to comply with GDPR and how it meets all the legal obligations...
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Carbonio Community Edition is available!

Today we have finally released the first Release Candidate (RC) of Zextras Carbonio CE, our brand-new open-source e-mail and collaboration platform available in 14 languages. The solution includes a server...
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How to Deploy a Private E-mail Server for Free Using Zextras Carbonio CE

Zextras Carbonio Community Edition (CE) is an open-source and free e-mail server. Zextras Carbonio CE provides you with a completely private, easy to deploy, and highly customizable e-mail platform. In...
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Why Not All Digital Workplace Solutions Are Suitable For All Businesses

According to Gartner, digital Workplace Enables new, more effective ways of workingRaises employee engagement and agilityExploits consumer-oriented styles and technologies However, there is no free lunch. All these benefits come...
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Zextras Carbonio – An ideal digital workplace for those who need absolute control over their data

With the speed at which the concept of the digital workplace is evolving, it's safe to say there might be some hurdles along the way regarding the privacy of data....
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Why Data Sovereignty Should Matter to Us All

Rise of cloud computing and the increase in the number of companies adopting this technology to offer services to users, draw more criticism about data privacy. Especially all sorts of...
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Telegram and GDPR – are the data controllers covered?

Are you using Telegram for your business and wondering if the app is GDPR-compliant?Are you using Telegram for your business because you are *sure* the app is GDPR-compliant?Are you using...
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Native Packaging vs. Installers – Carbonio Secure Installation

Software programs in the source code have to be compiled and built first in order for the consumes to easily install and use. Software packaging within the various Linux distros...
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How To Maintain Your Zimbra Servers After Soon-coming CentOS End-of-life

In December 2020, an announcement of Redhat shocked the whole tech world. CentOS, one of the most stable open-source OS will not release any stable version of it after CentOS...
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Are your work emails GDPR compliant?

It's just another manic Monday. You are sitting at your desk, making your way through a nearly-exploding inbox and wondering why people send so many emails – and why they...
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Upgrade to the Latest Version of Zextras Suite Using the Same Installer Script

Zextras suite installer file is not dependent on a specific version. It means that you can download the installer once, keep it and use it for every future updates. Installer...
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Yet Another Step Towards An Open-source Future: German State Adopts Open-source Solutions For Public Administration And Schools

Schleswig-Holstein – a state in northern Germany – tries to separate its path from the tech giants by replacing Microsoft’s products in the public sector and schools switching completely to...
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Why The Digital Market Act Is Not Enough

In recent years we have observed a clear speedup in devising new regulations aimed at creating a more hospitable digital world. This holds true especially in Europe with the emergence...
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Zextras joins the Coalition for Competitive Digital Markets (C4DM)

Zextras joined the Coalition for Competitive Digital Markets, which aims not only to open the digital market to European companies to boost their potentials, but mostly to give the customers more...
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Zextras Suite 3.8.0

Zextras Suite 3.8.0 for Zimbra has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite for Zimbra by logging into their account on...
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French Administration boosts open source in the Public Sector

During the Open Source Experience event in Paris, the Minister of Transformation and Civil Service Amélie de Montchalin unveiled the action plan to increase Open Source software usage among the PA....
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How Do Antispam and Antivirus Protection Works in Zimbra OSE?

These days the world is dealing with a different kind of threat. You may have heard the term called “Mail borne threat”. Usually a network/system administrator is concerned about end...
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Zextras announces Carbonio, open-source email and collaboration software

Press Release Paris and Milan, November 9, 2021 – Zextras announces Carbonio, the first open-source solution for email and collaboration targeted to the growing segment of organizations with a responsible...
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A Crucial Choice of Email Servers: Cloud-based vs. On-premises

A Brief History of Email Today, we all use emails on a day-to-day basis and consider them to be one of the most useful and popular services on the internet....
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Roots of Cloud Computing and Data Privacy Concerns

Cloud computing is getting more and more popular due to allowing clients to access computing services conveniently through the Internet. Here we can consider the internet as the medium to...
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Zextras Suite 3.7.0

Zextras Suite 3.7.0 has been released for Zimbra. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite for Zimbra by logging into their account on...
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Best Authentication Methods for Zimbra – System Administrators’ Most Requested Features

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 to make...
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External Content Extractor for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Data extraction is the process of collecting unstructured data of various types from numerous different sources. Much of this data can be unorganized or of non-standard structure, but still, using...
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Zimbra OSE Backing Up And Restoring Process

In my future series of articles onmost requested features by Zimbra admins, I will discuss the details about the advantage and disadvantages of various manually created backup and restoration process...
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Zextras Suite 3.6.0

Zextras Suite 3.6.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite by logging into their account on our website in an...
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Meet Zextras at Open Source Experience 2021 | Event

We're getting ready for the Open Source Experience event in Paris where we will disclose big news!! Meeting with the European open source community means new opportunities to grow as a technical team and open-source...
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Advanced Administrative Tools for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Administrative tools is the collective name for several advanced tools in Zextras suite that facilitates a lot of tasks for Zimbra system administrators. These tools cover a wide range of...
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Single Item Restore for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Restoring only a single item is one of the most common problems an administrator faces. It can easily take the administrator half a day to restore the whole account and...
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Zextras Storage Management Part 3 – Let’s Calculate Your Savings

This is the last part of this three-part article on how the Zextras storage management system also known as Powerstore reduces your storage costs. Here you'll learn how you can...
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Zextras Storage Management Part 2 – These Features Save Your Money

This is the second part of this three-part article on how the Zextras storage management system also known as Powerstore reduces your storage costs. Here you'll learn about different features...
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Zextras Storage Management Part 1 – More Than Meets the Eyes

Zextras Suite comes with a very powerful storage management system also known as Powerstore in the Zextras documentations. In this three-part article, you'll learn how the Zextras storage management system...
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Monitoring Zextras Docs using Prometheus

Collect and correctly display metrics is the best (sometimes the only) way to understand how single software components or the entire infrastructure is working and performing. You can use the...
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Zextras Suite 3.5.0

Zextras Suite 3.5.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite by logging into their account on our website in an...
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Centralized Storage for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Centralized storage drastically improves mailbox move speed and facilitates data management. This positive impact on time and resources is even more evident in large-scale infrastructures. What Is Centralized Storage Centralized...
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Advanced Volume Operations for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Zextras suite storage management system or Powerstore provides Zimbra users with four very useful volume operations which are only available through the CLI to avoid any volume management errors. These...
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How we solved the issue of updating Zimbra 9

So, finally, we can provide an updated (latest patch) version of Zimbra 9.0! Go ahead to read why we were able to do that and how to get it. Why...
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Items Deduplication and File Compression for Zimbra with Zextras Suite

Zextras suite item deduplication and file compression allow you to save disk space by compressing files and storing only one copy of each item. It will save you a lot...
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Digital Transformation & Change Management – Email Clients Shortcomings

This is the first article of the series Digital Transformation & Change Management. In this article, we will talk about email clients' differences and in particular some of their insufficiencies...
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Zextras awarded as the top collaboration solution provider by CIO Review Europe

We're glad to announce CIO Review Europe listed Zextras among the top-ten collaboration solution providers in Europe. "This great recognition tells us we're going in the right direction. We'll keep...
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Zextras Suite 3.4.0

Zextras Suite 3.4.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite by logging into their account on our website in an...
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Zextras Suite Advanced Backup and Restore System for Zimbra

I bet you as a Zimbra system administrator can easily recall hundreds of times you needed to restore some lost data. Generally, two very common circumstances can badly corner a...
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Load Balancing Overview

With this article we want to go over a general overview of load balancing. We're going to get a better understanding of what it is, how it works, and what...
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Zextras Suite 3.3.0

Zextras Suite 3.3.0 has been released. Here are all the new and updated features. Customers can upgrade the Zextras Suite by logging into their account on our website in an...
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Split Domain

The Split Domain tecnique allows to share an email domain between two distinct email systems. When is worth using Split Domain ? The Split Domain tecnique is particularly useful in...
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SpamAssassin

Regarding spam protection strategies in Zimbra, a mention deserves SpamAssassin, an Open Source anti-spam platform that can provide system administrators with a filter that can classify emails and block spam....
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Hypervisor

Speaking about Virtual Machines, a topic we've covered in a series of articles related to networking, it's inevitable to come across Hypervisors. In this article we are going to see...
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Zimbra ends support for older versions of Ubuntu, Oracle and CentOS/RHEL

In a phase of renewal and evolution of operating systems and the various Linux distributions, one aspect to pay attention to is that of support for old versions. Distros End...
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