Servus, On 2014-10-07 07:28, Kai-Uwe Rommel wrote: > Hello, > > I want to set up a Sogo server for evaluation and/or personal use. > I have followed the mailing list for quite some time and read the > manual and FAQs, too. > > What would you recommend as the base OS? I am free in my choice > and could use any of CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu or OpenSuSE. Probably > I would feel most familiar with OpenSuSE but would not expect me > to be helpless :-) with the other Linux variants - except CentOS 7. > But as far as I can see, I should probably stick with CentOS 6.5 > in case I would select CentOS, right?
There are no official builds for SuSE, and the community builds appear to have issues with pushing out recent updates (cf. yesterday's thread by Frank Schneider). As for the others, no idea, I haven't used SOGo on anything but Debian. That will probably boil down to personal preference. > I would prefer graphical or at least menu driven help for setting > up the OS and the base services (SMTP, IMAP, OpenLDAP, Postgres). > OpenSuSE has a good tool (Yast) for that purpose. But the other > OS variants don't have such a powerful tool - or did I miss > something? Do you have arguments against OpenSuSE for Sogo? Debian/Ubuntu have a menu-driven configuration framework for some services like SMTP servers, but that's about it. Everything else is third-party and not guaranteed to work. > For the base components ... > - Cyrus or Dovecot? > - Postfix or Sendmail? > Has one significant advantages over the one? SOGo is fairly agnostic about the mail infrastructure, this will depend on your other requirements. For testing, Dovecot+Postfix should suffice, as far as I know. > Actually, it would be great if I could simply use the ready to > use Sogo virtual appliance ... but the one available for download > is SO outdated ... There haven't been that many user-visible changes since the ZEG's version, apart from tons of bugfixes. It should be sufficient for evaluation. > > Thanks for your help! > > Kai-Uwe Rommel > > kai-uwe.rom...@ars.de > Telefon+Mobil +49 89 32468-120 > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > ARS Computer und Consulting GmbH, http://www.ars.de <http://www.ars.de/> > Ridlerstrasse 55, 80339 Muenchen, Deutschland > > Application Development Services, Business Transformation Services, IT > Infrastruktur Services > Beratung und Vertrieb zu IBM Software, System x, POWER Systems, Storage > License Management Services, IBM Passport Advantage Lizenzierung > > Handelsregister Muenchen, HRB 101829, USt-ID: DE 155 068 909 > Geschaeftsfuehrer: Michael Arbesmeier, Kai-Uwe Rommel, Roland Schock, > Joachim Gucker > -- Mit freundlichen Grüßen, / Best Regards, Sven Schwedas Systemadministrator TAO Beratungs- und Management GmbH | Lendplatz 45 | A - 8020 Graz Mail/XMPP: sven.schwe...@tao.at | +43 (0)680 301 7167 http://software.tao.at
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