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Latest revision as of 23:49, 17 September 2020

Steps to remove, create and forcesync GAL account

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Some how default GAL account is not working or having trouble with the datasource, and Customer want to remove and re-create GAL account with internal datasource.


Here are the steps to remove, re-create and forcesync GAL account.

Command to remove GAL account
zmgsautil deleteAccount -a {GAL-account-name} 
zmgsautil deleteAccount -a galsync@DOMAIN.COM

Note: Always remember do not remove GAL account using "zmprov deleteAccount". If we remove GAL account using zmprov command then attribute zimbraGalAccountId not updates on Domain level config, and AdminConsole will show following error when we try to access domain.

Error: Attribute zimbraGalAccountId of domain <> references an invalid account ID: 1ed6d25a-6ccc-4237-8c0a-36210837110d

Command to create GAL account
zmgsautil createAccount -a {GAL-account-name} -n {datasource-name} --domain {domain-name} -t zimbra -s {mailbox-server} -f {folder-name}
zmgsautil createAccount -a galsync@DOMAIN.COM -n InternalGAL --domain DOMAIN.COM -s MAILBOX.SERVER.NAME -t zimbra -f _InternalGAL

Command to forcesync GAL account

This steps required to pull and update contacts in datasource folder.

zmgsautil forceSync -a {GAL-account-name} -n {datasource-name}
zmgsautil forceSync -a galsync@DOMAIN.COM -n InternalGAL

Submitted by: Heera Singh Koranga
Verified Against: ZCS 8.8,8.7,8.6,8.5 Date Created: 2017-08-16
Article ID: Date Modified: 2020-09-17

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