The following assumes a 64bit computer
Phase 1 – Install Centos 6.2 and prepare for Zimbra
Install minimal Centos 6.2
Create a folder called zimbra under the root directory
Make sure that the server connects to a DNS server that resolves the Fully Qualified Domain Name of your server to it's IP address.
Edit the /etc/hosts file and add the IP address and domain name of the server as per the following example:
192.168.10.11 mail.legalwise.co.za mail
edit the vi /etc/sudoers file with the command "visudo" and put a “#” infront of the line that says “Defaults requiretty”, as follows”, and close vi with “:wq”
Stop the postfix service and stop it from loading when the server boots wityh the followinf commands:
service postfix stop
chkconfig postfix off
do the same for the sendmail service if it is loaded
Yum install the following:
yum install nc sudo libidn gmp libstdc++ perl sysstat sqlite -y
Phase 2 – Installing Zimbra 7.2
copy zcs-7.2.0_GA_2669.RHEL6_64.20120410002025.tgz into the zimbra folder.
Unzip the zcs-7.2.0_GA_2669.RHEL6_64.20120410002025.tgz file
cd into the zcs-7.2.0_GA_2669.RHEL6_64.20120410002025 folder
run the ./install --platform-override command to install.
Also run the following as the zimbra user
zmtlsctl mixed zmcontrol stop zmcontrol start