Zimbra to Zimbra (zcs to zcs) migration A bit of history for the context After running a Zimbra mail server in a 500Gb Virtual Machine, for about 4 years, the server started feeling a bit crowded and with #df -h reporting less than 50Gb of space left, it was time to move to a larger machine. The version I was (and still am) running is the open source version, there are no … [Read more...] about Migrating opensource Zimbra 8.6.0 on Centos 6.8 to Zimbra 8.7.1 on Centos 7 safely and with no downtime !
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Shared hosting today is cheap, every month there is an excuse to offer discount coupons, and incentives to get you to open an account and have your own domain and website up and running within minutes. The GUI, usually driven by CPanel, is very easy to use, even for the uninitiated (less geeky) amongst us. You can setup DNS pointers using a very user friendly GUI, and … [Read more...] about Shared Hosting or VPS ?
As you might have already read in my previous blog post, I took the plunge, and setup a VPS server on Time4VPS running Centos 7. This blog post is about how I went about setting up and configuring the Server to become a web server, and how I migrated websites from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost in this case) to the new server without any downtime whatsoever. At this … [Read more...] about Setting up Centos 7 as a web server on Time4VPS and migrating websites from a shared hosting provider
Before we begin Before we even begin, this blog post assumes the reader has basic understanding of Linux, TCP/IP, DNS, and how email in general works. It also assumes you are familiar with the Linux command line. The commands highlighted in the black boxes, are the commands you need to run. Most of the time I will not go into what they output, I assume you are familiar … [Read more...] about Installing Zimbra 8.7.1 On centos 7