Kerio Connect is available as a standard installation package for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux RPM and Linux Debian. Kerio Connect can also be downloaded as a virtual appliance for VMware products. VMware Virtual Appliance is a software appliance edition pre-installed on a virtual host for VMware. The virtual appliance is distributed as OVF and VMX.
Note: For system requirements go to this link and select "Tech Specs" on the left pane.
- Download the Kerio Connect installation file from here (Choose the version required)
- Run the installer. Kerio Connect must be installed under the user with root rights.
- Follow the steps in the installation wizard. Kerio Connect gets installed in the
- Click Finish to complete the installation.
- Perform the initial configuration before you start using Kerio Connect.
Start the installation using this command:
# dpkg -i <installation_file_name.deb>
# dpkg -i kerio-connect-8.0.0-1270.linux.i386.deb
If problems with package dependencies occur and you cannot install Kerio Connect, download and install the compat-libstdc++ package. We recommend you read the DEBIAN-README (located in the installation directory in folder doc) file carefully and immediately after installation.
Kerio Connect engine
The script that provides automatic start-up of the daemon (Kerio Connect engine) on system reboot is located in
Alternatively, use the following commands to start or stop the daemon manually. To run these commands, Kerio Connect must be run by a root user.
- Stopping Kerio Connect engine:
sudo service kerio-connect stop
- Running Kerio Connect engine:
sudo service kerio-connect start
- Restarting Kerio Connect engine:
sudo service kerio-connect restart
NOTE: When installing on Debian with a graphical user interface, open the installation package with the gdebi. To do this, right-click the file and click Open with.