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Zimbra Collaboration 8.8.8 Patch 2 GA Release

Check out the "Zimbra NG, Chat, Talk Changelog" and "Known Issues" for this version of Zimbra Collaboration. Please refer "Patch Installation" section for Patch Installation instructions. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think in the Forums, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

Software changes

Zimbra NG, Chat, Talk Changelog

General NG:
  • Improved responsivity in the Backup and Mobile sections of the Admin Console, property value changes are now displayed automatically without the need to refresh the view.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the wrong number of notifications to appear in the server list within the NG section of the Admin Console.
  • Fixed a bug that caused a "Notifications" pop-up for each mailbox server to appear after logging into the Administration Console instead of just one regardless of the number of servers.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an exception to be logged when clicking on an NG module's image in the Admin Console if the module is not active.
Backup NG:
  • Dynamic Distribution Lists are now fully supported by all backup and restore features.
  • When restoring an item with multiple revisions, Backup NG will now restore all revisions instead of just the last one.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause multiple "Unable to create ZEItem" errors during an External Restore.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the "Stop All Operations" button in the Admin Console not to work properly.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a "Table 'zimbra.MESSAGE' doesn't exist" error during a SmartScan.
Mobile NG:
  • Fixed an issue that caused attachments contained in shared folders to be unavailable for download.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the Mail app on iOS to crash when adding a mail recipient who had a valid S/MIME public certificate.
HSM NG:
  • The Isilon platform by Dell/EMC is now officially supported as a valid S3 storage.
  • The "RemoveOrphanedBlobsOperation" will now also remove orphaned BLOBs in.
  • Minor fixes and improvement on the "doMailboxMove" command.
Admin:
  • Fixed an issue that could cause the "Send monthly reports to delegated admins via mail" checkbox in the Admin Console to be ineffective.
Zimbra Chat:
  • Fixed a bug that caused the "Go to the Global Config" button in the Chat section of the Admin Console not to work.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the chat's Security Options checkboxes not to be properly saved when edited.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Chat core to be unable to bind to port 5269 even if no other service was running, causing the module not to start.
  • Weak SSL cyphers are now not supported anymore.
Zimbra Talk:
  • Global Admins can now set the maximum number of members of a Group by changing the "TeamChatGroupLimit" property at Global or Domain level in the Admin Console (within the appropriate Zimbra Talk section).
  • Proper toaster notifications will be displayed when the Talk Zimlet is missing and/or when the Talk License is missing.
  • The Buddy List in the Zimbra Talk tab is now sorted based on the most recent conversations.
  • Weak SSL cyphers are now not supported anymore.

Known Issues (Bugzilla query)

108948 Admin console shows chat service as "Stopped" and if admin starts the service chat become unusable

Patch Installation

Before Installing the Patch

Before installing the patch, consider the following:

  • Patches are cumulative.
  • A full backup should be performed before any patch is applied. There is no automated roll-back.
  • Zimlet patches can include removing existing Zimlets and redeploying the patched Zimlet.
  • Only files or Zimlets associated with installed packages will be installed from the patch.
  • Switch to user zimbra before using ZCS CLI commands.
  • Important! You cannot revert to the previous ZCS release after you upgrade to the patch.

Install the Patch

Note: This patch should be installed only on all mailbox nodes running in your environment.

With 8.8.8 Patches, customers would not need to download any ZCS Patch builds. Patch packages can be installed by using Linux package management commands.

  • Important Note for ZCS Setup with Local ZCS repository: Customers who have setup local ZCS repository should first update the local repository by following instructions in wiki
  • Please make note that, installing zimbra-patch package only updates the Zimbra core packages. administrator would need to upgrade other applicable packages like zimbra-chat, zimbra-network-modules-ng, zimbra-talk.
  • Note regarding Chat and Talk package conflict
zimbra-chat and zimbra-talk packages conflict each other. 
Ubuntu will ask user's confirmation before removing already installed package and installing the conflicting package. 
Redhat will give error if conflict found and user will have to remove installed package before installing conflicting package.


Please refer below steps for 8.8.8 Patch2 installation on Redhat and Ubuntu platforms:

Redhat

Install/Upgrade zimbra-patch for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, install the patch. Type
yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=zimbra-888-patch clean metadata 
yum check-update --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=zimbra-888-patch --noplugins
yum install zimbra-patch
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • ZCS must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmcontrol restart


Install/Upgrade zimbra-chat for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, Type below command. **Make sure you already installed/upgraded zimbra-patch before this step.
yum install zimbra-chat 
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • Zimbra mailbox service must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmmailboxdctl restart


Install/Upgrade zimbra-talk and zimbra-network-modules-ng (NETWORK Only)

  • As root, Type below command. **Make sure you already installed/upgraded zimbra-patch before this step.
yum --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=zimbra-888-patch-nw clean metadata 
yum check-update --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=zimbra-888-patch-nw --noplugins
yum install zimbra-network-modules-ng
yum install zimbra-talk
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • ZCS must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmcontrol restart


Ubuntu

Install/Upgrade zimbra-patch for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, install the patch. Type
apt-get update
apt-get install zimbra-patch
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • ZCS must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmcontrol restart


Install/Upgrade zimbra-chat for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, Type below command. **Make sure you already installed/upgraded zimbra-patch before this step.
apt-get install zimbra-chat 
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • Zimbra mailbox service must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmmailboxdctl restart


Install/Upgrade zimbra-talk and zimbra-network-modules-ng (NETWORK Only)

  • As root. Type below command. **Make sure you already installed/upgraded zimbra-patch before this step.
apt-get update
apt-get install zimbra-network-modules-ng
apt-get install zimbra-talk
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • ZCS must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmcontrol restart
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