EGroupware:

 

Requirements

Planning for EGroupware installation

 
  SERVER AND OPERATING SYSTEM
    Small Business Run all components on a single Server (root access required)
    8 GB physical memory and 50 GB disk space for database (1-2 GB) and file store are sufficient
    Recommended operating system is Linux 32 / 64 Bit (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu-Server, openSuSE)
    No client installation, only up to date browser Firefox, Safari, Chrome … with Javascript support
    Large Business Run components on different servers: Web server – DB server – Mail server – LDAP server
    Database and file store sizes scalable to business needs
    Recommended operating system is Linux 32 / 64 Bit (RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu server LTS, SuSE SLES)
    No Client installation, only up to date browser Firefox, Safari, Chrome … with Javascript support
    High Performance Run components on different servers: Web server – DB server – Mail server – LDAP server
    Webserver „Lighttpd“ with fastcgi process managers on multiple servers
       
       
  INSTALLATION OPTIONS
    Mail EGroupware internal IMAP mail client
    Connect to external IMAP Mail provider
    Connect to inhouse IMAP Mail server (recommendation: Cyrus-IMAP, Postfix, Exim, Mailscanner)
    Authentication Central authentication with LDAP or ADS – EGroupware, Mail, etc.
    PAM, HTTP, NTLM, Linux Passwd possible
    For stand-alone EGroupware installations – DB and Webserver – authentication with SQL (default)
    Central user management with EGroupware and LDAP
    Databases MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres (recommendation: MySQL)
    Webserver Apache, Lighttpd
    Security OpenSSL, ssha password encryption as default, any Web certificate can be used (e.g. CaCert, Digicert, Thawte, StartSSl, own Certification Authority etc.)
       
       
  REQUIRED SKILLS
    Server admin Linux server installation and administration
    Web server installation and administration
    IMAP knowledge
    EGroupware admin EGroupware setup
    Database administration
    EGroupware administration
    PHP knowledge