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In July of this year, Zimbra announced Zimbra Collaboration 8.7 , which included four new, Admin-related features including Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), a new Zimbra Packaging System, SSL Server Name Identification (SNI) and Zimbra Postscreen. Today, after only three months, OSSC is thrilled to announce the new minor release: Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.1 is now available.


  • Read the Release Notes here
  • Download Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.1 here
  • Forum about Installation and Upgrade here
  • Contact us if you want to Upgrade here

What’s New

Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.1 now officially supports Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus). You can read more information here – Bug 103683

When it’s time for your Company to choose an operating system, the odds are that you might want to pick Ubuntu. The next step is to think about which Ubuntu Server Release is the correct one. Before you make a decision, you should remember the date until which each version will receive support:

Ubuntu Vesion EOL DATE Zimbra Version Remark
10.04.x Ubuntu Support Aprol 2015 8.0.9 DEPRECATED
12.04.x Ubuntu Support April 2017 8.7.1 | 8.6.0 | 8.5.0 | 8.0.9  
14.04.x Ubuntu Support April 2019 8.7.1 | 8.6.0 | 8.5.0 | 8.0.9  
16.04.x Ubuntu Support April 2012 8.7.1  

With the new Zimbra Support for Ubuntu 16.04, you can install Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.1 in Ubuntu 16.04 today. There is no need to run a big upgrade for the operating system until 2021, which reduces the downtime on your infrastructure and allows you to keep your email service’s SLA in good shape.