Zimbra installed but I still have major issues

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nitdawg1
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Zimbra installed but I still have major issues

Postby nitdawg1 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:12 pm

I RECENTLY INSTALLED ZIMBRA 7.2.2 RHEL5 ON CENTOS5 (ALL VIRTUAL INSTALL). AFTER ABOUT 2 WEEKS OF FORUMS AND TINKERING I WAS FINALLY ABLE TO SEND AND RECEIVE MY FIRST EMAIL THROUGH MY ZIMBRA INSTALL. ALTHOUGH, I'M SO READY TO CALL IT COMPLETE, I JUST CANÂ’T.
I STILL SEEM TO HAVE SMALL ISSUES THAT ARE KEEPING ME FROM COMPLETELY PUTTING THIS INTO PRODUCTION.
1. I CAN SEND MAIL TO MULTIPLE MAIL HOST (I.E.: HOTMAIL, MY WORK MAIL, VERIZON.NET, ETC...) HOWEVER, WHEN I SEND TO GMAIL I IMMEDIATELY RECEIVE A MAIL UNDELIVERED MESSAGE. BUT MAYBE AN HOUR OR TWO LATER THE MAIL REACHES THE GMAIL RECIPIENTÂ…Â…
2. WHEN OUTSIDE OF MY NETWORK IÂ’M ABLE TO REACH MY WEBMAIL AND ADMIN CONSOLE BY USING MY DOMAIN NAME (HTTPS://HOSTNAME.MYDOMAIN.COM/ZIMBRA ) AND (HTTPS://HOSTNAME.MYDOMAIN.COM:7071). I CAN EVEN ACCESS MY MAIL VIA IPHONE: (HTTPS://HOSTNAME.MYDOMAIN.COM/ZIMBRA/M ). THE ISSUE IS WHEN ON MY LOCAL NETWORK I CAN ONLY ACCESS EITHER OPTION BY USING THE IP ADDRESS OF THE ZIMBRA SERVER.
3. ALSO I WHEN MAIL IS RECEIVED FROM MY ZIMBRA SERVER IT HAS AN ADDRESS OF (USER@HOSTNAME.MYDOMAIN.COM) AND I WOULD PREFER IT WERE ADDRESSED AS (USER@MYDOMAIN.COM).

WITH ALL THAT BEING SAID I WILL GIVE YOU MY NETWORK CONFIGURATION:
1. MY ZIMBRA SERVER IS BEHIND MY HOME ROUTER (ACTUALLY 2 ROUTERS) I HAVE THE FIRST ROUTER IN DMZ AND THE SECOND ROUTER HANDLES ALL PORT FORWARDING FOR MY LAN.
2. I HAVE A STATIC PUBLIC IP ADDRESS THROUGH MY ISP(COMCAST- 23.31.XXX.XXX)
3. MY DOMAIN NAME IS PURCHASED THROUGH GODADDY AND THE SETUP IS AS FOLLOWS:
( A) HOST





(MX) MAIL EXCHANGE




(NS) NAME SERVER


(CNAME) ALIAS




/ETC/ HOSTS/:

127.0.0.1 LOCALHOST.LOCALDOMAIN LOCALHOST

192.168.0.141 MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM MAIL
/ETC/RESOLV.CONF:

SEARCH MYDOMAIN.COM

NAMESERVER 192.168.0.141


HOST $(HOSTNAME):

MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM HAS ADDRESS 192.168.0.141

MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM MAIL IS HANDLED BY 10 MAIL.MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.


DIG MYDOMAIN.COM MX:

; <<>> DIG 9.3.6-P1-REDHAT-9.3.6-20.P1.EL5_8.6 <<>> MYDOMAIN.COM MX

;; GLOBAL OPTIONS: PRINTCMD

;; GOT ANSWER:

;; ->>HEADER<
;; FLAGS: QR RD RA; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 5
;; QUESTION SECTION:

;MYDOMAIN.COM. IN MX
;; ANSWER SECTION:

MYDOMAIN.COM. 1800 IN MX 10 MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3600 IN NS NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3600 IN NS NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.
;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:

MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM. 38400 IN A 192.168.0.141

NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35800 IN A 216.69.XXX.XXX

NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35424 IN AAAA 2607:F208:XXX::XX

NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35745 IN A 208.109.XXX.XXX

NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35297 IN AAAA 2607:F208:XXX::XXX
;; QUERY TIME: 203 MSEC

;; SERVER: 192.168.0.141#53(192.168.0.141)

;; WHEN: SUN JAN 20 17:40:49 2013

;; MSG SIZE RCVD: 220

DIG MYDOMAIN.COM ANY:

; <<>> DIG 9.3.6-P1-REDHAT-9.3.6-20.P1.EL5_8.6 <<>> MYDOMAIN.COM ANY

;; GLOBAL OPTIONS: PRINTCMD

;; GOT ANSWER:

;; ->>HEADER<
;; FLAGS: QR RD RA; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 3, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 5
;; QUESTION SECTION:

;MYDOMAIN.COM. IN ANY
;; ANSWER SECTION:

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3271 IN NS NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3271 IN NS NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.

MYDOMAIN.COM. 1471 IN MX 10 MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3271 IN NS NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.

MYDOMAIN.COM. 3271 IN NS NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM.
;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:

NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35471 IN A 216.69.XXX.XXX

NS37.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35095 IN AAAA 2607:F208:XXX::XXX

NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 35416 IN A 208.109.XXX.XXX

NS38.DOMAINCONTROL.COM. 34968 IN AAAA 2607:F208:XXX::XXX

MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM. 38400 IN A 192.168.0.141
;; QUERY TIME: 3 MSEC

;; SERVER: 192.168.0.141#53(192.168.0.141)

;; WHEN: SUN JAN 20 17:46:18 2013

;; MSG SIZE RCVD: 248


NAMED.CONF:

OPTIONS {

DIRECTORY "/ETC";

FORWARDERS {

23.31.XXX.XXX; 216.69.XXX.XXX; 208.109.XXX.XXX; 75.75.XXX.XXX;

};

};
LOGGING {

};

ZONE "MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM" {

TYPE MASTER;

FILE "/VAR/NAMED/MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.HOSTS";

};

ZONE "141.0.168.192.IN-ADDR.ARPA" {

TYPE MASTER;

FILE "/VAR/NAMED/192.168.0.141.REV";

};


DB.MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM:

;

; ADDRESSES AND OTHER HOST INFORMATION.

;

@ IN SOA MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.(

10118 ; SERIAL

43200 ; REFRESH

3600 ; RETRY

3600000 ; EXPIRE

2592000 ) ; MINIMUM

; DEFINE THE NAMESERVERS AND THE MAIL SERVERS

IN NS 192.168.0.141

MYDOMAIN.COM. IN MX 10 MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM.

MAIL.MYDOMAIN.COM. IN A 192.168.0.141


CAN SOMEONE OUT THERE HELP ME FIGURE OUT WHERE MY BUILD WENT WRONG....PLEASE?
THANK YOU,

Cname.jpg


host.jpg


mx.jpg


NS.jpg



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Zimbra installed but I still have major issues

Postby jerryboi » Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:20 am

Your server is NATed? And resolv.conf on your server is:
search mydomain.com

nameserver 192.168.0.141
where 192.168.0.141 is the servers local IP? That doesn't sound right.
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Zimbra installed but I still have major issues

Postby nitdawg1 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:21 pm

Ok, I was following the wiki for the bind setup on the split DNS. However, instead of using the loop-back address for name-server I just put the servers local IP itself. Should I change this to reflect the loop-back address of: 127.0.0.1?
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Postby phoenix » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:34 am

[quote user="nitdawg1"]1. I can send mail to multiple mail host (i.e.: Hotmail, my work mail, Verizon.net, etc...) however, when I send to Gmail I immediately receive a mail undelivered message. But maybe an hour or two later the mail reaches the Gmail recipientÂ…Â…[/QUOTE]You need to give information about the exact error messages you receive, details are in the log files.
[quote user="nitdawg1"]2. When outside of my network IÂ’m able to reach my webmail and admin console by using my domain name (https://hostname.mydomain.com/zimbra[/url] ) and (https://hostname.mydomain.com:7071[/url]). I can even access my mail via iPhone: (https://hostname.mydomain.com/zimbra/m[/url] ). The issue is when on my local network I can only access either option by using the IP address of the Zimbra server.[/QUOTE]That would indicate a DNS error somewhere oin your LAN, do the rest of your PCs on the LAN use the DNS server on your ZCS server?
[quote user="nitdawg1"]3. Also I when mail is received from my Zimbra server it has an address of (user@hostname.mydomain.com) and I would prefer it were addressed as (user@mydomain.com).[/QUOTE] You were asked during the installation if you wanted to change the domain name, you answered no to that - you should have answered yes and changed the domain name to 'mydomain.com' You can change the domain name via the command line.
[quote user="nitdawg1"]With all that being said I will give you my network configuration:
1. My Zimbra server is behind my home router (actually 2 routers) I have the first router in DMZ and the second router handles all port forwarding for my LAN.[/QUOTE]Why do you have two routers? One router provides adequate security and two servers no useful purpose. In fact, you mention that the first router is in the DMZ, how can that be possible? Doesn't the first router get your public IP address? Is it possible to change this configuration to a single router?
[quote user="nitdawg1"]Ok, I was following the wiki for the bind setup on the split DNS. However, instead of using the loop-back address for name-server I just put the servers local IP itself. Should I change this to reflect the loop-back address of: 127.0.0.1?[/QUOTE]It makes no difference whether you you use the loopback or the LAN IP.
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Zimbra installed but I still have major issues

Postby nitdawg1 » Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:41 pm

Thank You, I have solved my problems. Its was all in the split DNS setup.
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Postby quanah » Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:16 am

I'm not sure why you went with CentOS 5, given that the OS is retired and not supported past ZCS7. If you are starting with a fresh installation, you should start on RHEL6/CentOS6, since that is supported with both ZCS7 & ZCS8. In fact, starting with ZCS 8.0.4, CentOS6 is an officially supported OS.
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Postby nitdawg1 » Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:46 pm

I started with CentOS 5.8 because for 2 reason. #1- I installed CentOS 5.8 because I was not able to install the Desktop environment of CentOS 6.4 using ESX 3.5. #2-My server is 32-bit and not 64-bit so I was not able to use ZCS 8.0.4 either.
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Postby quanah » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:04 pm

Zimbra isn't desktop software, it is server software. I'd strongly suggest looking at a new server if you want to deploy ZCS.
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