Zentyal Team has published a series of official video tutorials on Zentyal Server as a native replacement to Microsoft Active Directory® (available in English and in Spanish). In this second tutorial you can see how to configure Zentyal as an additional domain controller of a Windows Domain:
Zentyal Development Team today announced Zentyal Server 6.0, a major new version release of the Zentyal Linux Server. This new version of Zentyal Server continues offering an easy-to-use Linux server with all the network services required in corporate environments and most importantly, native Microsoft Active Directory® interoperability.
Zentyal Server 6.0 is based on Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 LTS and comes with the latest versions of all the integrated software. Besides providing new base distribution, this release focuses on providing improved Microsoft Active Directory® interoperability, integrating the latest stable Samba version. It also comes with the Linux 4.15 Kernel, providing support for the most recent hardware.
The new features include RADIUS – that allows access control to wireless networks and securing of critical enterprise networks, and Virtualization Manager, making it possible to run other virtualized machines on top of Zentyal Server. An important effort has also been put into bugfixing and usability improvements, specially in the core, the installer and also in the OpenVPN and Antivirus modules.
New features and improvements include:
- New base distribution: Ubuntu 18.04.1 Long Term Support
- Linux 4.15 kernel with support for most recent hardware
- Samba 4.7
- New RADIUS module
- New Virtualization Manager module
Full list of Zentyal 6.0 features is available at Zentyal Server Features.
Zentyal Server 6.0 is released under the GPLv2 license and is freely available for download at:
The Zentyal Server source code is available at
The detailed Zentyal 6.0 release announcement is available at:
The full change log from Zentyal 5.1 to 6.0 is available at:
Zentyal Team has published a series of official video tutorials on Zentyal Server as a native replacement to Microsoft Active Directory® (available in English and in Spanish). In this first tutorial you can see how to configure Zentyal as a stand-alone domain controller:
Jack Wallen from Techrepublic.com recently published this how-to on installing Zentyal Server on Ubuntu Server 16.10. Worth checking it out:
Check out this step-by-step video tutorial published by Jay Redstone on how to install and configure Zentyal 5.1 on VMware:
Students from the UNAD Florida (Medellín, Colombia) have published a very detailed tutorial (in Spanish) on configuring Zentyal as a DHCP/DNS, Domain controller, Proxy, Firewall, File server, Printer server and VPN. Check it out:
¡Gracias Diego Andres Ospina, Juan Camilo David, Yeisson Adrian Boada y Juan David Mazo!
Zentyal today announced the availability of the official documentation and book for Zentyal 5.1. Both are available in English and Spanish. The official documentation for this latest version of the Zentyal Linux Small Business Server is available at https://doc.zentyal.org/
The official “Zentyal for Network Administrators”-book is available for purchase as an eBook and paperback through Lulu: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/zentyal . The book covers all relevant aspects of configuring and managing Zentyal server in SMB environments, together with best practices and large number of practical exercises. You can download a Sample chapter (Virtual Private Network (VPN) service with OpenVPN) in English and Spanish. To purchase the book, follow the links below:
Zentyal for Network Administrators 5.1. English, printed. Details & purchase
Zentyal for Network Administrators 5.1. English, eBook. Details & purchase
Zentyal para Administradores de Redes 5.1. Español, impreso. Detalles & compra
Zentyal para Administradores de Redes 5.1. Español, eBook. Detalles & compra
Zentyal Development Team is proud to announce Zentyal Server 5.1, a new release of the Zentyal Linux Small Business Server. Zentyal Server 5.1 is based on the latest Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS and comes with the most recent versions of all the integrated software.
Most important new features and improvements include:
- Linux 4.13: Ubuntu HWE Kernel with support for recent hardware and not vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre
- New IDS/IPS module
- New FTP module
- Integration of SOGo 4.0
- Integration of ejabberd 17.07
In addition, this version comes with important bugfixes, usability and performance improvements, specially in Network, Samba, DNS and HTTP Proxy modules (see full change log for details).
Full list of supported features is available at Zentyal Server Features
To migrate from Zentyal 5.0, 4.2 and 4.1 to 5.1, you only need to upgrade your installation to the last available packages once they are released (few days after the release date) and a button will appear on the dashboard.
Zentyal Server 5.1 is released under the GPLv2 license and is freely available for download at:
Download Zentyal Linux Small Business Server
The Zentyal Server source code is available at:
Download Zentyal Server source code
The detailed Zentyal 5.1 release announcement is available at:
Zentyal Server 5.1 Release Announcement
The full change log from Zentyal 5.0 to 5.1 is available at:
Zentyal Server 5.1 change log
September 18 2017
Server version: 5.0
Zentyal Development Team is glad to announce the publication of a new Zentyal Server installer. The Zentyal Server 5.0.1 installer is the first revision of Zentyal Server 5.0 version and it comes with all the fixes and improvements carried out to the date, including:
- Based on the Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS (released in August 2017)
- Hybrid ISO with support for legacy BIOS and modern UEFI ones
- Integration of the latest stable Samba version (4.6.7)
- Integration of the latest SOGo version (3.2.10)
- Fixes installation problems on Hyper-V and other virtualization platforms or specific hardware
You can download the new ISO from Download Zentyal Linux Small Business Server . If you already have Zentyal 5.0 installed, simply upgrade your server through the graphical web interface.