This guide will show how to install zentyal 3.0 in ubuntu 12.04. Zentyal, developer of the Linux Small Business Server of the same name, offers small and medium businesses affordable and easy-to-use network infrastructure solutions. By using Zentyal server and its cloud-based services, SMBs are able to improve the reliability and security of their computer network and to reduce their IT investments and operational costs.
Zentyal 3.0 has been released announced by Zentyal Development Team, come with a new Single Sign-On feature, based on Kerberos OSS (open source software). This feature removes the need for users to enter credentials every time they wants to access network services such as email, file sharing, or browse the Internet through a proxy. Because of Samba4 integration, this feature works out of the box for Windows desktops. In additonal, with Zentyal can also install and configure using a web interface, services like Squid, Dansguardian, L7-Filter, Snort or Asterisk etc.
Install Zentyal 3.0
There are two methods to install Zentyal 3.0:
First Method. Download distribution Zentyal 3.0 (based on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS) for both 32-bit and 64-bit from Zentyal download page (require registration) and install it on your machine. The process is largely unchanged from installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS.
Second Method. Install Zentyal 3.0 from Personal Package Archives (PPA). To installing module any of zentyal 3.0 in ubuntu server 12.04 add the following ppa:
sudo apt-get install -y python-software-properties
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:zentyal/3.0
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y zentyal
During the installation we have to choose the port that will be used for connections Zentyal HTTPS, default 443. After the installation of Zentyal 3.0 go to another computer on the network. Open a browser then type IP address of the Ubuntu Server where you have installed using protocol HTTPS [https://ipserver]
If you want to install a few zentyal 3.0 modules you can also install any module of the following list by running command:
sudo apt-get install zentyal-<modulename>
List of zentyal-<module>
zentyal-antivirus zentyal-asterisk zentyal-ca zentyal-dhcp zentyal-dns zentyal-ebackup zentyal-firewall zentyal-ftp zentyal-ids zentyal-jabber zentyal-l7-protocols
zentyal-ltsp zentyal-mail zentyal-mailfilter zentyal-monitor zentyal-network zentyal-ntp zentyal-nut zentyal-objects zentyal-openvpn zentyal-printers zentyal-remoteservices
zentyal-samba zentyal-services zentyal-software zentyal-squid zentyal-trafficshaping zentyal-users zentyal-usercorner zentyal-webserver zentyal-radius zentyal-webmail zentyal-zarafa