Installing Kerio Connect on Debian 7
Learn how to install Kerio Connect 8.3 on Debian 7 (i386 and x86_64).
- On Linux Debian 7, disable exim4 MTA using the following command:
sudo apt-get remove exim4-base
- Install the support for the international locales using the following command:
sudo apt-get install locales-all
- Download the
debinstallation package from the Kerio Connect website and install Kerio Connect using the following command:
dpkg -i kerio-connect-8.3.x-xxxx-linux-xxxx.deb
Do not forget to replace
xxxx with appropriate version numbers.
- In your browser, use
https://servername:4040/adminto open the Kerio Connect administration and perform the initial configuration. For more information refer to Performing initial configuration in Kerio Connect.
- Install missing dependencies if necessary:
apt-get update apt-get –f install
- Optionally, replace sendmail with the binary from 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/lib* /lib/
Do not forget to add appropriate A and MX records to your DNSDomain Name System - Enables the translation of hostnames to IP addresses and provides other domain related information. server.
Kerio Connect users can authenticate against PAM with the
/etc/pam.d/kerio-connect PAM module.
Example of missing dependencies
The following script suggests that the
sysstat dependency is not installed.
root@debian7:~# dpkg -i kerio-connect-8.3.0-2355-b2-linux-amd64.deb ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of kerio-connect: kerio-connect depends on sysstat; however: Package sysstat is not installed. dpkg: error processing kerio-connect (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: kerio-connect root@debian7:~# apt-get update root@debian7:~# apt-get -f install The following NEW packages will be installed: libsensors4 sysstat 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 446 kB of archives. After this operation, 1,442 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? ... Setting up kerio-connect (188.8.131.525.0.beta2-1) ... [ ok ] Starting Kerio Connect: Engine .