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Article from ADMIN 75/2023
By open source groupware focuses on connecting employees quickly and easily. We show you how to set up a environment, exchange knowledge, collaborate on projects, and manage processes.

Software's primary task is to provide users with tools that enable them to perform typical tasks efficiently, getting more done in less time. To that end, [1] helps you improve communication and optimize the exchange of knowledge.

A Virtual Appliance

The Python-based environment is based on a Debian system, including an Apache web server, if you use the virtual appliance. From a technical perspective, is an add-on for the Plone content management system, which in turn is based on Zope. In the background, the Zope Object Database (ZODB) manages the objects.

The easiest way to evaluate the software is to use the virtual appliance, which is available for download from SourceForge. is not particularly resource hungry. According to the developers, a standard system with 8GB of RAM and 10GB of free disk space is all you need, plus Internet access, of course. Working with the ISO file, install the associated Debian system along with the required components.

After completing the installation, it's time to open the wizard in the browser for web-based configuration by typing http://<>:8004 . The secured URL (https ) is available on port 8003. The configuration wizard shows a login dialog for initial access, which accepts the default username/password admin /password . The wizard guides you step by step through the rest of the configuration. The first step is to assign a new password to the administrator. Clicking on Save will take you to the next configuration section, which is email notifications. Here, you specify the email server and the sender that will send the notices. You will want to create at least one recipient who will be notified by email about system-critical events.

Another click on Save takes you to network

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