SME Server South Africa

SME Server South Africa also Known as Koozali Foundation Inc


Welcome to the home of SME Server South Africa. We’re here to provide information about the SME Server project.


SME Server is a leading Open Source distribution for small and medium enterprises. It is a simple, powerful, secure Linux server for networking and communicating, used by thousands of individuals, companies and organizations all over the world. SME Server provides a friendly, free alternative to expensive proprietary software, standing apart from the competition by shipping with most common functionality pre-configured, and features a number of popular additional enhancements in the form of downloadable Contributions. (Contribs) (Apps)

SME Server is built on CentOS using the publicly available open source Red Hat Enterprise Linux sources. It’s advantages include:

  • Simple to set up and use
  • Secure and stable to operate
  • Cross platform and extendible to meet future needs
  • Open source and Free to use

SME Server provides the following:

  • Ease of Administration
  • File and print sharing
  • Sharing of a single Internet connection between multiple computers
  • A robust email server, which includes virus and spam filtering and web-mail
  • A network firewall to protect against Internet intruders
  • Secure remote access
  • Directory services
  • Web application server, including support for Apache, MySQL, PHP and Python (LAMPP)
  • RAID and Backup
  • Automatic updates
  • Extendibility
  • Support for multiple languages
  • and much more …

all managed through an intuitive web interface

Many individuals and corporations contribute to the ongoing development of SME Server, which is made available freely under the GNU General Public License.