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Setting up BlueMind

Once BlueMind is installed on your Linux distribution, use your web browser to visit the set up page. Enter the following address (including https): https://your.mail.server/setup.

Then let the wizard guide you through installation:

  1. Prerequisites check:

A warning may appear when the server has been assigned the minimum memory required. This is merely a non-blocking warning as a result of memory calculation, setup can go on regardless.

If an issue blocking installation is detected, a red error message appears and the "Continue" button is unavailable.


  1. BlueMind URL: enter your public BlueMind url and click "Test access" to validate. If all tests are successful, the "Next" button is enabled:

  1. Domain name:
  2. Installation is complete and the application's connection details are displayed:

 

Make sure you secure administrator passwords!

On a production installation, passwords for the admin (admin@bluemind.lan in this instance) and admin0 (admin0@global.virt) must be changed.

Unsecured passwords may be used maliciously to access all your server data or use your server to send SPAM via the SMTP service. 

 

 

Subscription

If you have a BlueMind subscription, you must now install it to enjoy related tools. You will then be able to deploy the Outlook connector for your users or the ActiveDirectory plugin.

Additional Components

Some additional components are not included in the BlueMind default install and require you to install extra packages.

Detaching email attachments

BluMind version 3.5 introduces the possibility to detach email attachments and appear as download links to recipients.

To find out more about installing and setting up BlueMind, go to the page Managing attachment detachment.

LDAP Import

To implement user and group import from an LDAP directory, go to the page LDAP Synchronization

Subscription-based Components

The BlueMind subscription includes additional tools and features:

  • the Outlook connector
  • the ActiveDirectory import tool.

To find out more, go to the page Implementing the subscription

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