Zimbra Releases/8.8.8/P8

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Zimbra Collaboration 8.8.8 Patch 8 GA Release

Check out the "Zimbra NG Changelog" 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 Changelog

HSM:
  • Update AWS S3 zones
Chat/Talk Zimlet:
  • Chat doesn't work if AnyMeeting zimlet is installed
  • Wrong scroll positioning in legacy chat window when switching between zimbra tabs
  • Desktop Notification not triggered for recipient user on receiving file
Mobile:
  • Yearly recurring all-day appointment shifts by one day on iOS device
  • Out Of Office message is not correctly set on mobile
Admin Zimlet:
  • Slow Admin console access with CSFE_SVC_ERROR 504 server error
Chat Server:
  • Talk license reported "unlicensed" when global account number is greater than talk number
Backup:
  • Performing coherency check on a single account, it reports errors for other accounts (empty folders)

Patch Installation

Note on fixes in this Patch: Please read this section before proceeding with Patch8 installation.

  • This patch includes fixes only on Zimbra NG modules like NG and Chat/Talk. There are no fixes in Zimbra Core modules.
  • Core packages are not updated in this patch. Latest core packages can be installed by installing 8.8.8 P7, please refer https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Zimbra_Releases/8.8.8/P7
  • As NG packages are add on packages, Zimbra version checked with "zmcontrol -v" command will not be updated after installing NG packages.

Before Installing the Patch

Before installing the patch, consider the following:

  • 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.
  • 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

Install the Patch

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

  • 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 Patch installation on Redhat and Ubuntu platforms:

Redhat

Install/Upgrade zimbra-chat for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, Type below command.
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.
yum clean metadata 
yum check-update 
yum install zimbra-network-modules-ng
yum install zimbra-talk
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • Zimbra mailbox service must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmmailboxdctl restart

Ubuntu

Install/Upgrade zimbra-chat for FOSS and NETWORK

  • As root, Type below command.
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.
apt-get update
apt-get install zimbra-network-modules-ng
apt-get install zimbra-talk
  • Switch to user zimbra
su – zimbra
  • Zimbra mailbox service must be restarted to changes to take effect. Type
zmmailboxdctl restart
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