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Installation Instruction on GitHub

How to install EGroupware on an Ubuntu 16.04 Server

Installation EGroupware EPL

Installation of the EGroupware Enterprise Line (EPL) on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. As an EPL customer you receive free installation support.

Installation EGroupware CE

In this tutorial we show how to install the EGroupware Community Edition (CE) on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.

Installation in ProfitBricks DC

Installation of EGroupware in a ProfitBricks data center (e.g. on an Ubuntu server) – also valid for any other Linux distribution.

EGroupware at the Univention App Center

Manage server and cloud applications as easily as apps on your smartphone. Introducing the Univention App Center. The Univention App Center contains different software solutions for companies and public institutions. The App Center also offers the possibility of testing EGroupware. It is integrated in UCS and represents a key component of every UCS installation.

 

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 for startup installations.
  • Recommended operating system: Linux 64 Bit, PHP 5.5 (minimum requirement)
  • Current browser versions only. Most recommended: Chrome, Safari, Firefox. IE possible.

Large Business

  • Run components on different servers: web server, data base server, e-mail server, LDAP server for identity management.
  • Data base and storage volume according to business requirements.
  • Recommended operating system: Linux 64 Bit, PHP 5.5 (minimum requirement)
  • Current browser versions only. Most recommended: Chrome, Safari, Firefox. IE possible.

High Performance

  • Run components on different servers: web server, data base server, e-mail server, LDAP server for identity management.
  • Data base and storage volume according to business requirements.
  • Recommended operating system: Linux 64 Bit, PHP 5.5 (minimum requirement)
  • MariaDB instead of MySQL
  • Web server: nginx on multiple servers
  • Current browser versions only. Most recommended: Chrome, Safari, Firefox. IE possible.
  • Special installation packages available for EGroupware Enterprise Line – EPL only.

 

Installation Options

Recommended Databases

  • MariaDB, MySQL

Webserver

  • Apache, nginx

E-mail server

  • Dovecot
  • Cyrus
  • Postfix

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

Security

  • OpenSSL, Blowfish Passwort Hashing as default, but any web certificate can be installed (e.g. CaCert, Digicert, Thawte, StartSSl, own certificate authority).

 

Required Skills

Server administration

  • Linux server installation and administration
  • Web server installation and administration
  • IMAP/LDAP/ADS knowledge

EGroupware administration

  • EGroupware setup
  • Database administration
  • EGroupware administration
  • PHP knowledge