Building Zimbra on Fedora Core 5 and x86 64
Unfortuntily the standard zimbra documentation is way out of date. As I hit issues with this, I will update this page and the documetation below.
Check the Source Code out from Main
Check the source code out:
cvs -z6 -d :pserver:anonymous:@cvs.zimbra.com:/usr/local/cvsroot co main
- Does anyone know what the difference is in the CRAY versus MAIN branch?
CRAY is the stable branch (3.1, 3.1.1) main is the latest dev branch which will host the next major release of Zimbra (currently called 3.5) --KevinH 19:24, 9 May 2006 (PDT)
Building the Web Server for Zimlets.
Zimbra uses a httpd instance for Zimlets and the spell checker. Apache 2.0.54 is used for this. Zimbra documentation has a tendency to be wrong about versions, so check the makefile carefully for whatever version the software is currently expecting.
- Zimbra Folks... Would it be possible to put up a copy of the ThirdParty stuff uncompiled? You loose a lot of time just digging for the software
Build the web server:
cd main/ThirdParty/apache-httpd wget http://archive.apache.org/dist/httpd/httpd-2.0.54.tar.gz sudo make
The final output should look like:
(cd /opt/zimbra; tar czf \ /home/Projects/Source/Zimbra/main/ThirdParty/apache-httpd/builds/UNKNOWN/httpd-2.0.54.tgz \ httpd-2.0.54) chmod -R a+w \ /home/Projects/Source/Zimbra/main/ThirdParty/apache-httpd/builds/UNKNOWN/httpd-2.0.54.tgz
Amavisd -- Mail filtering in the Secure Layer
Zimbra segregates itself by using two seperate mail systems. The first email server is Postfix. Postfix receives the emails from the outside world and passes them on to a perl program called Amavis. Amavis integrates Postfix with Spamassasin, ClamAV and DSPAM and provides standard site wide filtering actions and returns the email to postfix.
- Be very careful if you are screwing with Postfix. Chances are you could probably do it in Amavis.
- Be cautious about security. Postfix is designed to be fast and secure, but email security problems have only recently be passed by web security problems as hackers entry way of choice.
To Install Amavisd, you need to do the following:
cd ../amavisd wget http://www.ijs.si/software/amavisd/amavisd-new-2.3.3.tar.gz tar xzf amavisd-new-2.3.3.tar.gz cd amavisd-new-2.3.3 patch -p0 < ../amavisd.2.3.3.patch
Amavis does not have a Makefile. We can't test the build until we build the whole thing.
Net Snmp monitors the server in the industry standard snmp format.
mkdir ../snmp get net-snmp-5.1.2.tar.gz (You have to dig for this. I found it at ftp://ftp.freesnmp.com/mirrors/net-snmp/) tar xzf net-snmp-5.1.2.tar.gz cd net-snmp-5.1.2 ./configure --prefix=/opt/zimbra/snmp-5.1.2( Some questions where asked here. I went with the defaults, but if anything breaks, this is a good thing to check) make (Not clear what make file need to be executed..) sudo make install cd /opt/zimbra sudo tar czf snmp-5.1.2.tar.gz snmp-5.1.2 cd your zimbra Directory/ThirdParty/snmp sudo /opt/zimbra/snmp-5.1.2.tar.gz .
Aspell enables the spelling service for Zimbra. Unfortuntily the version of aspell is behind the times and has a few problems with the more modern gcc-g++. So we are going to build this package using the compat-gcc instead (GCC 3.2). To do that, change the Makefile in the aspell directory. Go to the line that includes ./configure and change it to be the following:
./configure --prefix=/opt/zimbra/aspell-$(ASPELL_VERSION) CXX=g++32; make)
Newer version of Aspell also have this problem. Revised install:
cd ../aspell wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict/en/aspell6-en-6.0-0.tar.bz2 wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/aspell-0.60.3.tar.gz Edit the make file and change the configure line to ./configure --prefix=/opt/zimbra/aspell-$(ASPELL_VERSION) CXX=g++32; make)
ClamAV provides the basic virus protection for Zimbra.
Since the instructions on this section are wrong, I redid this section with the newest clamav.
Edit the Make file in the clamav folder to point at the new version
CLAMAV_VERSION ?= 0.88.2
The very last part of it fails because of the extra .2
sudo tar czf /home/Projects/Source/Zimbra/main/ThirdParty/clamav/builds/UNKNOWN/clamav-0.88.2.tgz clamav-0.88/
- You can keep this last part from failing if you make one further change to the makefile. Under the build target, change the configure line from this: --C. Bailey 5/14/06
Tomcat is the primary web server for the Java backends
mkdir ../jakarta-tomcat cd ../jakarta-tomcat wget http://archive.apache.org/dist/tomcat/tomcat-5/archive/v5.5.7/bin/jakarta-tomcat-5.5.7.tar.gz
cd ../mysql mkdir FC5 ln -s FC5 UNKNOWN cd FC5 wget http://download.softagency.net/MySQL/Downloads/MySQL-4.1/mysql-standard-4.1.16-pc-linux-gnu-i686-glibc23.tar.gz
Here comes the interesting part. The howto says to grab a client libs zip, that does't exist. So we need to built it ourselves:
wget http://downloads.mysql.com/archives/mysql-4.1/mysql-4.1.16.tar.gz tar xvfz mysql-4.1.16.tar.gz cd mysql-4.1.16 ./configure make cd libmysql cd .libs/ tar cvfz mysql-standard-4.1.16-clientlibs.tgz libmysqlclient.so libmysqlclient.so.14 libmysqlclient.so.14.0.0
Then copy that intothe mysql/unknown directory. From Mysql
mkdir -p /opt/zimbra (cd /opt/zimbra; \ tar xzf /home/Projects/Source/Zimbra/main/ThirdParty/mysql/UNKNOWN/mysql-standard-4.1.16-pc-linux-gnu-i686-glibc23.tar.gz) (cd /opt/zimbra/mysql-standard-4.1.16-pc-linux-gnu-i686-glibc23/lib; \ tar xzf /home/Projects/Source/Zimbra/main/ThirdParty/mysql/UNKNOWN/mysql-standard-4.1.16-clientlibs.tgz)
LDAP and the rest of the executables:
cd ../openldap wget ftp://ftp.openldap.org/pub/OpenLDAP/openldap-release/openldap-2.3.20.tgz (Wrong version in documentation)
cd ../php wget http://us2.php.net/get/php-5.0.5.tar.gz/from/this/mirror
cd ../PostFix/Postfix-2.2.5 wget http://www.tigertech.net/mirrors/postfix-release/official/postfix-2.2.5.tar.gz
cd ../../sleepycat wget http://downloads.sleepycat.com/db-4.2.52.tar.gz wget http://www.sleepycat.com/update/4.2.52/patch.188.8.131.52 wget http://www.sleepycat.com/update/4.2.52/patch.184.108.40.206 wget http://www.sleepycat.com/update/4.2.52/patch.220.127.116.11 wget http://www.sleepycat.com/update/4.2.52/patch.18.104.22.168
cd ../openldap tar xzf openldap-2.2.28.tgz cp openldap-2.2.28/build/BerkeleyDB42.patch ../sleepycat Since we are using a later version of openldap, this file no longer appears to exist.
cd ../sleepycat tar xzf db-4.2.52.tar.gz cd db-4.2.52 patch -p0 < ../patch.22.214.171.124 patch -p0 < ../patch.126.96.36.199 patch -p0 < ../patch.188.8.131.52 patch -p0 < ../patch.184.108.40.206 patch -p0 < ../BerkeleyDB42.patch Couldn't find this file. cd .. mv db-4.2.52 db-220.127.116.11 tar czf db-18.104.22.168.tar.gz db-22.214.171.124