Manual ZCP to Kopano migration

I am testing manual migration.
In the documentation
3.3.2. Removal of ZCP packages there is a command for Debian to remove ZCP packages :

" dpkg -l | egrep ‘(mapi|gsoap|ical|vmime|zarafa)’ | awk ‘{ print $2 }’ | xargs apt-get remove "

I tried this but the command was not successful . I saw the package list at the screen.

It seems to me that the egrep command with the pattern “ical” selects some wrong packages ( not ZARAFA) from the
list generated by the dpkg -l command … ( ical is in the package description part)
Is the command ok ? Am I doing something wrong?

regards bskoeln

@bskoeln yes, I think you’re right. I must say I never tried the manual personally but looking at the query I personally would expect it to look like the following:

dpkg -l | egrep ‘(mapi|gsoap|libical|vmime|zarafa)’ | awk ‘{ print $2 }’ | xargs apt-get remove

Hello bskoeln,

I recommend a clean installation! Save you problems later.


I think Sinux is right. I continued testing the manual migration -with the “new” command- removing zarafa packages and then installing the new Kopano packages.
After connecting the server to the existing zarafa database the server starts. But the first

kopano-admin -l

shows this errror

Unable to load : /usr/lib/kopano/ kann die Shared-Object-Datei nicht öffnen : Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden     Unable to open Admin session : not found 

And a connection to the server via webapp shows a

" Unknown MAPI Error: MAPI_E_NOT_FOUND" in the login screen.


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hi bskoeln

i had the same issue after migrating from zarafa 7.2.1 to kopano. the solution in my case was to remove file /etc/mapi/zarafa.inf.

so based on this documentation:

  1. remove zarafa packages:
dpkg -l | egrep '(mapi|gsoap|libical|vmime|zarafa)' | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs apt-get remove
  1. remove additional zarafa packages:
apt-get remove packages installed with zarafa: apt-get remove -y -q python-itsdangerous-doc python-itsdangerous python3-itsdangerous libzcp-common-util0 libzcp-common-ssl0 libzcp-common-service0 libunwind8-dev libunwind8-dbg libunwind8
  1. remove zarafa.inf file:
rm /etc/mapi/zarafa.inf
  1. proceed with installation of kopano packages.

hope this helps someone.