Linux News Today: Zentyal Server 4.2 Is Based on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, Supports Microsoft Outlook 2010
Zentyal, the only international vendor to offer Linux kernel-based server technology that is natively interoperable with Microsoft’s Exchange Server and Active Directory products, was proud to announce the release of Zentyal Server 4.2.
Zentyal Server 4.2 is the latest version of the Ubuntu-based server-oriented operating system from Zentyal, bringing all sorts of cool and attractive new features for those who want to deploy a business server that is fully interoperable with some of the most popular Microsoft protocols.
Based on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty Tahr), Zentyal Server 4.2 inherits all of its software updates and features. It integrates the recently released Samba 4.3.1 software, which brings a great number of improvements for Microsoft Active Directory services and supports the latest Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating systems.
“Zentyal Development Team is proud to announce Zentyal Server 4.2, a new release of the Zentyal Open Source Linux email and groupware solution, natively compatible with Microsoft Outlook clients,” reads the announcement. “Apart from that, the release is focused on bugfixing and improvements of the Outlook-compatible Mail & Groupware Exchange replacement.”
Highlights of Zentyal Server 4.2
Prominent features of Zentyal Server 4.2 include support for Microsoft Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Outlook 2010, support for the IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS, and CalDav standard mail protocols, server settings autodiscover support, Outlook Anywhere HTTPS access, global address list, Out of Office support, and ActiveSync support for mobile devices.
Additionally, the new version no longer requires connectors or plugins for the client, gives users web access to contacts, calendars, and mail, updates the installer with support for modern network interfaces, supports all of the existing features and modules from the previous Zentyal version, and improves the overall scalability and stability of the system.
Zentyal Server 4.2 is distributed in two editions, a free one that includes all the latest bleeding-edge features, and a commercial version that is suitable for deployment on stable business environments. The commercial edition of Zentyal Server 4.2 comes with desktop notifications and autorefresh functionality. Download Zentyal Server 4.2 right now from Softpedia.