Author Archive | Barry de Graaff

Zimbra Email Security Webinar Series: TLS and DANE (updated)

Many Zimbra administrators have setup TLS encryption to protect their users’ login credentials and email in transit.  But TLS is a complex standard, and often unknowingly misconfigured.  Deploying TLS correctly does not require a university degree in cryptography, but rather a working knowledge of some key concepts and awareness of pitfalls to avoid. And, with […]

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Are you using zen.spamhaus.org or dbl.spamhaus.org for fighting spam? Pay attention!

Spamhaus is making some changes in their policy enforcement, from their website: Are you currently using the Spamhaus Project’s DNS Blocklists (DNSBLs)? Do you access them via the Public Mirrors, for example, query “sbl.spamhaus.org” or “zen.spamhaus.org”? Do you use Cloudflare’s DNS? If you’ve answered “yes” to all three of those questions, you need to make […]

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Configuring Fail2Ban on Zimbra

This article is a how-to guide on installing Fail2Ban to block attacking hosts using a null route or blackhole routes. This can help mitigate brute force attacks on Zimbra. Especially brute force attacks on SMTP are very common. Prerequisite: It is required the OIP configuration must be done before configuring Fail2Ban service. For a Single-Server […]

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Nextcloud Talk Zimlet

Zimbra loves Nextcloud! And that is why Zimbra and Nextcloud work together to make both products integrate seamlessly. The Nextcloud Talk Zimlet add a button in the new appointment window that allows you to create a Nextcloud Talk meeting from the Zimbra Calendar. Screenshots Installing This Zimlet depends on the installation of Nextcloud Zimlet for […]

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