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Revision as of 15:30, 22 February 2010

Quick Installation Guide Open-Xchange 6

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

Installing the latest Updates 6.20.x and 6.22

To get in favor of the latest minor features and bugfixes, you need to have a valid license. The article Updating Open-Xchange Server packages packages explains how that can be done.

Update Guide from 6.20.7 to 6.22

The execution of changes is mostly automated, but administrators will need to make some manual changes. Open-Xchange has provided a special Update Page with all necessary information.

Please note that the update to v6.22 is only supported from an installed version 6.20.7 or later. If you have an earlier version of Open-Xchange Server 6 installed, please update to the latest release of v6.20 before attempting an update to v6.22.

There is also a complete overview document to assist you in making a successful update to this new major version:

Parallel Setup of OX App Suite UI and OX 6 UI

Hosting Edition 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 be able to improve its own support and maintenance offerings for you. This article explains how that can be done:

OXtender for Business Mobility (ActiveSync)

OXtender for Business Mobility enables to securely manage emails, contacts, calendar and tasks always synchronized with Open-Xchange – Based on Microsoft Exchange Active Sync (EAS) standard.

Open-Xchange Calendar synchronization with CalDAV

Integration with Mac OS X, iOS and Thunderbird Lightning makes Open-Xchange appointments available to end users through their native applications. The synchronization protocols are available for Open-Xchange Server Edition and Open-Xchange Hosting Edition.

Open-Xchange Contact synchronization with CardDAV

Integration with Mac OS X and iOS makes Open-Xchange contacts available to end users through their native applications. The synchronization protocols are available for Open-Xchange Server Edition and Open-Xchange Hosting Edition.

Installation Requirements/Information

Manuals Open-Xchange Server 6

Hosting Edition / Server Edition (HE/SE)

  • Installation, Administration and Provisioning of users and groups

User Guide & Quick Guide

Server Edition for Univention Corporate Server (SE for UCS)

OXtender for Business Mobility

OXtender 2 for MS Outlook

Client Updater

Mobile Web Interface

Parallels Integration


Documentation and Examples

OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook




UI Customization and Examples

Groupware Server customization

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.
  • 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. It is currently split into two parts,
    • The Open-Xchange 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
  • The Plugin API for extending the GUI is described in two documents: an overview and the reference
  • UDPPush Open-Xchange PUSH Interface for Groupware Objects

Importing and exporting data

Configuration and Tweaks

Testing and QA


Installation based on source code

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.

If you have further requests, this document describes the Open-Xchange feature prioritization process and the options for partners and customers to either feed feature requests into this process or to order custom feature implementations.

Community OXtender


Open-Xchange Munin integration