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OX App Suite

Product Overview

An easy-to-use email, communication, and collaboration platform, OX App Suite provides access to a wide range of white-labeled applications. From secure email to cloud storage and online office capabilities, OX App Suite is designed for speed and efficiency.

Open-Xchange App Suite Product Information

Requirements - Open-Xchange Supported Components Overview

The Open-Xchange software requirements page provides an overview about the supported components at the OX User Front-End, Connector for Business Mobility, OX Documents, etc.. This overview makes no claim to be complete.

Versioning and Numbering of Open-Xchange Products

Open-Xchange Versioning and Numbering

Open-Xchange Version Support Commitment

Available Languages for OX App Suite

Open-Xchange Server Translations for OX App Suite

OX App Suite

Quick Installation Guide

To download and install the software, please use the following Installation Guides:

Installing the latest Updates for OX App Suite

To get the latest features and bugfixes for OX App Suite, you need to have a valid license. The following article explains how that can be done:

OX App Suite deployment tutorials

A complete guide of necessary tasks with a hardware and setup recommendation for different Open-Xchange Hosting environments:

Reporting Tool (Mandatory for Maintenance)

To receive maintenance in the future, the installation of the Open-Xchange Reporting Tool is mandatory. It documents the current state of your system installation. Furthermore, the tool runs a validity check for your current maintenance. Based on the reported detail information Open-Xchange will then be able to improve its own support and maintenance offerings for you. This article explains how that can be done:

Open-Xchange Additional Software

OX Documents

OX Documents are browser based, cloud ready, text, spreadsheet and presentation products that can work with Microsoft Office and OpenOffice documents in a lossless way. And you can also collaborate with other people to edit shared documents on various devices.

OX Guard

OX Guard is a fully integrated security add-on to OX App Suite that provides end users with a flexible email and file encryption solution. OX Guard is a highly scalable, multi server, feature rich solution that is so simple-to-use that end users will actually use it.

OX Drive

The OX Drive client lets you store and share your photos, files, documents and videos, anytime, anywhere. Access any file you save to OX Drive from all your computers, iPhone, iPad or from within OX App Suite itself.

OX Mail App

The OX Mail is a companion app for OX App Suite, and brings the power of OX App Suite web-based email to your customers' mobile devices. The OX Mail is a native app designed specifically for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

OX Sync

Connector for Business Mobility (ActiveSync)

Connector for Business Mobility enables you to securely manage emails, contacts, calendar and tasks on a mobile device. It is based on Microsoft Exchange Active Sync (EAS) standard (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Open-Xchange Contact Synchronization with CardDAV

The Mac OS X and iOS integration makes Open-Xchange contacts available to end users through their native applications.

Open-Xchange Calendar synchronization with CalDAV

The Mac OS X, iOS and Thunderbird Lightning integration makes Open-Xchange appointments available to end users through their native applications.

OX Sync App

OX Sync App is a native mobile phone app built specifically for smartphone users of Android, that also have a valid OX App Suite account. The app is designed to let users sync their OX App Suite Appointments, Tasks and Contacts environment directly from a native mobile phone client.

OX Protect

OX Protect lets you create a safe and secure online experience for your subscribers. It protects traditional digital equipment as well as IoT devices against malware, phishing and other harmful online content. At the same time, it gives users easy to configure, flexible control over which sites each family member can visit and allows users to restrict access to certain content at different times, like off-time or bedtime.

OX Monetization

Monetize your Email Userbase

Grow your business by maintaining meaningful conversations with your customers using the best available tools.

OX Display

OX Display combines an OX App Suite UI framework with server-based configuration to display pre-defined ad formats in specified prime locations within OX App Suite. It turns OX App Suite into a publishing channel for display advertising using advertising spaces and allows the easy integration of ad tags from different ad partners.

OX Engage

OX Engage allows you to place any kind of message into the inbox of your users, i.e. newsletters, ads, third-party and retargeting messages, alerts, etc. It displays emails in your customers’ inboxes using our patented (US 9531785 B1)IMAP injection solution, see United States Patent or Google Patents.

OX Upsell

OX Upsell provides in-app upselling within OX App Suite through ready-to-use and customizable triggers. A variety of pre-defined trigger areas are available in all applications and many features. Using the OX Upsell triggers helps you increase awareness of up-sellable and cross-sellable products.

OX Abuse Shield

OX Abuse Shield is included along with Dovecot Pro, but works with both Dovecot Pro and OX App Suite as a component to protect against login/authentication abuse. OX Abuse Shield runs on a cluster of servers, and integrates with both OX App Suite and Dovecot to detect abuse, brute force attacks and also to enforce common authentication/authorization policies across the platform.

Open-Xchange Additional Tools and Configurations

Automated Deployment with Chef

For an automated deployment of our software have a look at our

Open-Xchange Document Viewer

The OX Document Viewer will choose the best preview format depending on the users device on the OX App Suite Web Interface (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Open-Xchange Image Converter

OX App Suite displays images in many different ways. OX Image Converter provides an alternative to process images by the OX Middleware. The image delivery can be delegated to an extra service, the OX Image Converter.

Open-Xchange Presenter

OX Presenter allows for local and remote presentations of presentation documents (valid Open-Xchange license required).

Cluster-Setup

Multiple Open-Xchange servers can form a cluster with inter-OX-communication over a network.

HTTP based Connector via Grizzly

OX App Suite offers a second HTTP based connector for the communication between the HTTP server and the backend. This new connector is based on Oracle's Project Grizzly - a NIO and Web framework.

OX App Suite and OX Guard

OX App Suite is a centralized cloud environment that lets you take control of your digital life from anywhere. It provides and centralizes email, contacts, calendar and tasks. A cloud based file storage and document management/viewing/editing. Additional a digital life management portal that lets you access all this and more regardless of device or operating system.

OX Guard is a fully integrated security add-on to OX App Suite that provides end users with a flexible email and file encryption solution. OX Guard is a highly scalable, multi server, feature rich solution that is so simple-to-use that end users will actually use it.

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Open-Xchange Additional Software

OX Documents (OX Text, OX Spreadsheet, OX Presentation)

OX Documents is a collection of document orientated apps that can be white-labelled and delivered as a variety of bundles to both consumer and business users. OX Presentation is an online presentation editor that feels and performs just like an offline editor. OX Text is a collaborative, cloud-based word processing solution. OX Spreadsheet is a cloud-based spreadsheet solution.

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OX Drive

The OX Drive client lets you store and share your photos, files, documents and videos, anytime, anywhere. Access any file you save to OX Drive from all your computers, iPhone, iPad or from within OX App Suite itself.

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OX Sync

Connector for Business Mobility

Connector for Business Mobility enables you to securely manage emails, contacts, calendar and tasks on a mobile device. It is based on Microsoft Exchange Active Sync (EAS) standard (valid Open-Xchange license required).

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Open-Xchange Calendar synchronization with CalDAV

The Mac OS X, iOS and Thunderbird Lightning integration makes Open-Xchange appointments available to end users through their native applications.

  • User Manual Calendar synchronization with CalDAV (pdf):
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Open-Xchange Contact Synchronization with CardDAV

The Mac OS X and iOS integration makes Open-Xchange contacts available to end users through their native applications.

  • User Manual Calendar synchronization with CardDAV (pdf):
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Client Configuration

Information about the client configuration for the different devices is available at the User Guides.


OX App Suite Administration Documentation

OX App Suite for Univention Corporate Server Administration Documentation

Overview

OX App Suite UI Development

This page contains all the information you need to get started with UI development.

This covers how-to articles including server communication, extension points and how to write widgets, applications and plugins:

Frontend development articles

Groupware Server customization

Advanced Configuration

Programming Interfaces

  • The HTTP API is used by the Open-Xchange GUI and various 3rd party applications. It consists mainly of messages in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) sent over HTTP. Here is a general Introduction to the HTTP API.
  • Provisioning API to access the Open-Xchange Admin Daemon
    • The RMI API is used for data provisioning of Contexts, Users, Groups and Resources as well as for configuring Databases, Filestores and OX Servers: OX RMI API
    • The CLT are shell scripts that simplify groupware and service administration
    • Create contexts/users with with Csv_import
    • Provisioning using SOAP
  • The Oxmapi is a windows library for programmers needed to communicate with the OX server
  • Open-Xchange Mail Abstraction Layer
  • UDPPush Open-Xchange PUSH Interface for Groupware Objects

Testing and QA

Statistics

Translations

Installation based on source code

Integration

Additional

Open-Xchange Plugins

Open-Xchange is using the OSGi architecture to have maximum extensibility and flexibility. Many parts of Open-Xchange Server can be replaced by different OSGi components, which are called Bundles.

Community Connector

OX LDAP Sync

Open-Xchange Munin integration