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Zarafa Collaboration Platform 7.0.3 final

November 17, 2011 by Robin   Comments (0)

Dear Zarafa community,
We are pleased to announce the release of ZCP 7.0.3 final. In this releas we included all fixes for outlook 2010 in the Zarafa outlook client. This means you can use outlook 2010 without the comatibilty package. This final release also includes the fix for the latest update of Outlook 2010.
For the other 100 + fixes please check our change log:
You can find the download... Read full post

Z-Push 2.0 alpha3 (M4) released

November 11, 2011 by Sebastian   Comments (0)

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Today we released the third alpha release r907 (Milestone 4) of Z-Push 2.
This is the first version supporting ActiveSync version 14, allowing full HTML email synchronization on all capable devices. Between many features, it is e.g. possible to set/unset your out-of-office settings from your mobile (but not all devices support this).
There is a new tool called "z-push-top" which shows top-like informations about currently connected devices and their activity.
Your feedback on this release... Read full post

Zarafa Collaboration Platform 7.0.3 beta 2

November 11, 2011 by Robin   Comments (0)

Dear Zarafa users,
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of ZCP 7.0.3 beta 2.
There where several issues reported causing high load on the server. After some investigation we found the cause in outlook 2010 search folders. (for category sorting).Also some searches in Outlook 2010 could produce segfaults because of that.
Also an important notice: In the 7.0.3 beta 1 outlook client there was an important part of the auto-updater missing. You will need to update it by hand... Read full post

Zarafa Collaboration Platform ZCP 7.0.3 beta 1

November 4, 2011 by Remon van Gijn   Comments (0)


Dear Zarafa users, We are please to announce the immediate availability of ZCP 7.0.3 beta 1 In this release we did a lot of bug fixing again. Around a hundred fixes where made in this release. Here are some highlights:
Fixed the caldav calendars in IOS 5Fixed a time zone issue in the WebAccess.Various upgrade fixes so you can upgrade with out problems.

The full release notes with descriptions can be read here:
The most notable... Read full post

Postfix discarding Zarafa's autoresponder

October 11, 2011 by Mike   Comments (1)

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If you somehow get the request of "Out-of-Office"-Mails _not_ to be sent to the outer world (just internally - yeah, I had to laugh too), then you can do it this way with postfix (please notice this should only be done on "outer systems" - like outbound mailrelay systems): = pcre:/etc/postfix/header_checks
/etc/postfix/header_checks:/^X-Zarafa-Vacation: autorespond/ DISCARD
With this, postfix will silently discard any Zarafa autoresponder Mails, so that no mail loops... Read full post

Zarafa 7.0.0 and z-push 1.5.3 fully available on openSuSE

July 2, 2011 by Mike   Comments (1)

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Hi all,
as promised on #zarafasc the split packages for Zarafa 7 are now available on the OBS. Just go ahead and try to use zarafa on the most recent versions of openSUSE (including Factory):
Installation Instructions for a fully featured ZCP (as root):
# zypper ar zypper in zarafa-server zarafa-dagent zarafa-spooler zarafa-monitor zarafa-ical zarafa-gateway zarafa-indexer... Read full post

Book about Zarafa Collaboration Platform

June 29, 2011 by Milo Oostergo   Comments (2)

A book about Zarafa Collaboration Platform is written by Michael Kromer and is planned to be released in the end of 2011 by the publisher Most likely in the book line "professional reference".We are looking forward for the first copy.

Changed naming conventions for Z-Push

May 27, 2011 by Sebastian   Comments (0)

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Hi Z-Push'ers,
we are using a differnet naming convention starting with the 1.5.3 release. From now on it will have the following structure:z-push-[version]-{buildnr}.tar.gz and z-push-[version]-{buildnr} for the start folder inside the archive. For example: z-push-1.5.3RC-627.tar.gz with the start folder z-push-1.5.3RC-627 in it.
The final version won't have any tag.
For example: z-push-1.5.3-685.tar.gz with the start folder z-push-1.5.3-685 in it.
We believe that this will make the... Read full post

Zarafa Collaboration Platform 6.40.8 final

May 26, 2011 by Robin   Comments (0)

Dear Zarafa users,We are pleased to announce the final release of the ZCP 6.40.8 final.In this version we did some small improvements and bug fixing.Some highlighted improvements:Feature: #6980 Public store support for Mail store relocator.Feature: #7241 Option in zarafa-admin or other tool to force offline resync from server.Feature: #7101 $Forward flag support for IMAP.Improvement: #7345 Speed up zarafa-admin --remove-store.The changelog is located... Read full post

Photos of Ellak opensource event in Larissa online

May 22, 2011 by Milo Oostergo   Comments (1)


I just published the photos on my keynote speech at the Ellak opensource conference in Larissa.Although the keynote was Sunday morning the where many people attending my talk.
Many thanks to the Ellak organisation for inviting me and the great conference.