Fedora 8 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP, ISPConfig - Page 6

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14 ProFTPd (Part 1)

ISPConfig has better support for proftpd than vsftpd, so let's remove vsftpd and install proftpd:

yum remove vsftpd

yum install proftpd

Now we can create the system startup links for Proftpd and start it:

chkconfig --levels 235 proftpd on
/etc/init.d/proftpd start

 

15 Webalizer

To install webalizer, just run

yum install webalizer

 

16 Synchronize The System Clock

If you want to have the system clock synchronized with an NTP server do the following:

yum install ntp

chkconfig --levels 235 ntpd on
ntpdate 0.pool.ntp.org
/etc/init.d/ntpd start

 

17 Install Some Perl Modules

ISPConfig comes with SpamAssassin which needs a few Perl modules to work. We install the required Perl modules with a single command:

yum install perl-HTML-Parser perl-DBI perl-Net-DNS perl-Digest-SHA1

 

18 The End

The configuration of the server is now finished, and if you wish you can now install ISPConfig on it, following these instructions: http://www.ispconfig.org/manual_installation.htm

 

18.1 A Note On SuExec

If you want to run CGI scripts under suExec, you should specify /var/www as the web root for websites created by ISPConfig as Fedora's suExec is compiled with /var/www as Doc_Root. Run

/usr/sbin/suexec -V

and the output should look like this:

[root@server1 ~]# /usr/sbin/suexec -V
 -D AP_DOC_ROOT="/var/www"
 -D AP_GID_MIN=100
 -D AP_HTTPD_USER="apache"
 -D AP_LOG_EXEC="/var/log/httpd/suexec.log"
 -D AP_SAFE_PATH="/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin"
 -D AP_UID_MIN=500
 -D AP_USERDIR_SUFFIX="public_html"
[root@server1 ~]#

So if you want to use suExec with ISPconfig, don't change the default web root (which is /var/www) if you use expert mode during the ISPConfig installation (in standard mode you can't change the web root anyway so you'll be able to use suExec in any case).

 

18.2 ProFTPd (Part 2)

(This chapter applies only if you have installed ISPConfig!)

After you have installed ISPConfig, you must modify the template file for /etc/proftpd_ispconfig.conf which is called /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master, because otherwise the users that you create with ISPConfig won't be able to log in using FTP. Instead of modifying /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master (which gets overwritten each time you update ISPConfig) we copy /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master to /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/ and modify that one. If ISPConfig finds a template in /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/, it will use that one instead of the default template in /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/. Templates in /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/ don't get overwritten when you update ISPConfig.

cp /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/

Now open /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master and comment out the DefaultAddress 127.0.0.1 line:

vi /root/ispconfig/isp/conf/customized_templates/proftpd_ispconfig.conf.master

###################################
#
# ISPConfig proftpd Configuration File
#         Version 1.0
#
###################################

#DefaultAddress 127.0.0.1

<!-- BEGIN DYNAMIC BLOCK: vhost -->
<VirtualHost {IP}>
        DefaultRoot             ~
        AllowOverwrite          on
        Umask                   002
        {ANON_FTP}
</VirtualHost>
<!-- END DYNAMIC BLOCK: vhost -->

 

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Submitted by andersonmottabbr (registered user) on Thu, 2008-01-24 14:42.

Hi all

I tried to install on my Fedora 8 64 twice without success . 

The installation went fine , ths ISPconfig seens to be worked fine as well but after reboot the system, the Fedora  GUI was not able to start .

I was able to start on text mode to look for the logs but did not find anything that could help this issue .

 

 

Submitted by admin (registered user) on Fri, 2008-01-25 11:04.
You can find the solution to your problem here: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18463