Installation on openSUSE 11.4 – 64-bit (x86_64)

You can install Kerio Connect 7.3 on openSUSE 11.4 (amd64).

  1. Get the installation ISO images of openSUSE 11.4 for x86_64 platform from
  2. Install openSUSE 11.4 base system.
  3. Remove the postfix MTA running in default openSUSE installation: sudo zipper remove postfix
  4. Download Kerio Connect 7.3 installation package in RPM format from Kerio website.
  5. Install Kerio Connect using the following command: sudo rpm -i kerio-connect-7.3.0-xxxx.linux.rpm
  6. Finish the initial server configuration using the CfgWizard application: sudo /opt/kerio/mailserver/cfgwizard
  7. Start Kerio Connect using the following command: sudo /etc/init.d/kerio-connect start
  8. Optionally, if you want to use PAM for authenticating users in Kerio Connect, install 32-bit PAM libraries: sudo zypper install pam-32bit
  9. Optionally, replace sendmail with the binary from the Kerio Connect:

sudo mv /usr/sbin/sendmail /usr/sbin/sendmail-old

sudo cp /opt/kerio/mailserver/sendmail /usr/sbin/sendmail

sudo cp /opt/kerio/mailserver/libkt* /usr/lib/

Since, Kerio Connect is now installed and configured. You can access web administration interface at https://localhost:4040. Also, don't forget to configure your DNSDomain Name System - Enables the translation of hostnames to IP addresses and provides other domain related information. server and add proper A and MX records for the server.


Kerio Connect users can be authenticated against PAM with /etc/pam.d/keriomail PAM module.