Installation of Kolab 16 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Warning

This document sets you up with the version of Kolab that is maintained by the community. Customers of Kolab Systems AG join us here.

The installation of Kolab Groupware on Red Hat Enterprise Linux installs a number of additional packages, from the EPEL software repository.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the EPEL repository:

    # rpm -Uhv https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
    
  2. Install the Kolab Groupware repository configuration:

    # cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
    # wget http://obs.kolabsys.com/repositories/Kolab:/16/RHEL_7/Kolab:16.repo
    
  3. Import the GPG key used to sign the packages:

    # rpm --import https://ssl.kolabsys.com/community.asc
    
  4. Install the yum-plugin-priorities package:

    # yum install yum-plugin-priorities
    
  5. Make sure that the packages from the Kolab repositories have a higher priority than eg. the EPEL packages:

    # for f in /etc/yum.repos.d/Kolab*.repo; do echo "priority = 60" >> $f; done
    
  6. Install Kolab Groupware:

    # yum install --enablerepo=rhel-7-server-optional-rpms kolab
    

Continue to Kolab Groupware Setup.