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    Default Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Installation issues

    Has anyone successfully installed Zimbra on Ubuntu Edgy (6.10)?
    According to the install, the MX server never resolves correctly and I get the dreaded 256 install error, or zimbra-spell does not install depending on how I have my /etc/hosts set up.

    I believe I have my split dns set up correctly, as when I nslookup mydomain.com or myserver.mydomain.com it resolves to 127.0.0.1 using the local machine (127.0.0.1) as the dns server.

    1. I'm behind a Linksys router with a static IP. I have set the A, CNAME, MX records in my registrars to point to this static IP for both mydomain.com and myserver.mydomain.com.

    2. LAN IP of the zimbra machine is 192.168.1.3 (127.0.0.1)

    Before I get crazy and start posting tmp logs, could someone verify what my /etc/hosts should look like?

    Thanks,
    BT

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    Quote Originally Posted by btdown
    I believe I have my split dns set up correctly, as when I nslookup mydomain.com or myserver.mydomain.com it resolves to 127.0.0.1 using the local machine (127.0.0.1) as the dns server.
    It should resolve to the LAN IP address not loopback.
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    please do post back if you get it running - edgy has some radically new stuff like upstart, doesn't have runlevels, /etc/sysconfig etc

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    I'm not sure even if I was running Dapper that the results would be different. It seems that if LDAP doesnt resolve correctly, it hoses everything else up.

    Does anyone have experience with setting up the "split" dns on a debian based system? and could someone please suggest a correct /etc/hosts file based on the above info?

    Thanks
    BT

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    Quote Originally Posted by btdown
    I'm not sure even if I was running Dapper that the results would be different. It seems that if LDAP doesnt resolve correctly, it hoses everything else up.
    Yes, if DNS can't resolve the IP then LDAP will fail.

    Quote Originally Posted by btdown
    Does anyone have experience with setting up the "split" dns on a debian based system? and could someone please suggest a correct /etc/hosts file based on the above info?
    The /etc/hosts file should contain the same information as other distributions. Have a look at the Zimbra quick start guide or search the forum for details.
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    I've followed a few howto's and have thus been unable to get it working. Are there any workarounds you can suggest? I cant be the only one having these issues. ;(

    Thanks
    BT

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