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Re: [SOGo] Re: New Samba4/OpenChange/Sogo tutorial

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  • From: Olivier Bitsch < >
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  • Subject: Re: [SOGo] Re: New Samba4/OpenChange/Sogo tutorial
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:14:13 +0200


I'm not sure OpenChange can work on a separate server than Sogo. To secure your installation, you could installation imap+smtp on a separate server even I don't recommand as you will probably loose some performances.

Of course, your installation NEEDS a firewall so then just open port 80 and 443 as this is enought to use Outlook and Sogo webmail (and eventually port 25).

About samba, you have to use 4.0.1 that is present in inverse repo, it shouldn't be to different with 4.0.6.

For about the tutorial, you can read the Outlook configuration under "First account creation" in the tutorial.

Best regards.


2013/6/3 MyName IsLive < " target="_blank"> >
Hi Olivier,
dont you think its better to install samba+openchange separate from sogo+imap+smtp?because if you gonna give your users external access from internet to their email accounts via sogo web interface its not good idea to public local users data(Active Directory) on a server that you want to public it on internet, yes you can use firewall to filter access but i decide to install them on two separate server.
On the other hand samba version on inverse repo are old and configuration from samba4-alpha to 4.0.6 has changed TOO Much.
Even not bad to add a section for setting up thunderbird or outlook !

Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 17:50:35 +0200
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Subject: [SOGo] Re: New Samba4/OpenChange/Sogo tutorial

To all my readers,

Some of you already or would like to follow my tutorial here

But for your information, I discovered that the system is much more stable with Cyrus Imap instead the actual Dovecot. Probably I miss something in my configuration as OpenChange needs to have ACL and other functionnalities to work.

So be patient, I will made soon an update about my tutorial.

Thanks for your visits.


2013/5/23 Olivier Bitsch < " target="_blank"> >
Hi Everybody

Once again, I have updated my documentation available at

The update bring the following fixed :
  • How to setup properly RPC proxy.
  • Fixed small stuff.
I'm preparing now the z-push connection and hope to give soon a new update of the guide. If somebody has already small steps of how to configure, I'm very happy to use it.

Don't hesitate to let me a comment on the website or by mail if something work or not.

Best regards.

2013/2/26 Olivier Bitsch < " target="_blank"> >
Hi all,

I just finished to write a tutorial in order to install Samba4/OpenChange/Sogo on Ubuntu/Debian, available at

(only available in french yet).

Basically, you can build your self a ZEG machine, but with Share/Domain Controller working, withtout OpenLDAP (only one directory on Samba4), and simplified way to create users. Also I only use packages provided by to install the softwares.

I'll very happy if you can test and let comments.

Best regards.


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