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Old 21st April 2008, 22:58
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Wink Systems unable to restart after installing ISPConfig

did tutorial on centos5.1. all ok great clarity and straightfwd.
afterthat did the ispconfig install.
all ok, up to login ispconfig & changed pwd & checked IPlist for eth0:0
the
root...# /home/...spamassion
line does nothing, cursor just continues to blink. Ctrl+C, closed terminal, reopen terminal and retried, still d same. did nothing else except Logout of ISPConfig (was in https://xxxx:81),

reboot the system
and only get a blue screen and a mouse.
not user login screen presented..

I had configured step 7&8 with encryption and I think the sys was waiting for a passphrase under the blue screen.
Any info on how to get-in to enter the passphrase or how to undo steps 7&8.
Also what's with the spamassasin ?

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Old 21st April 2008, 23:23
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line does nothing, cursor just continues to blink. Ctrl+C, closed terminal, reopen terminal and retried, still d same.
Thats perfect, it means that everything is working correctly.

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Any info on how to get-in to enter the passphrase or how to undo steps 7&8.
Press [ctrl] + F1 to switch to the first console and entre the password that you used to encrypt the SSL certificate.

After you wre able to login, you will have to recreate the ssl certificate:

http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/sho...58&postcount=4
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Old 22nd April 2008, 08:32
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At BlueScreen (BS), after CTRL+F1, consiolr appeared.
last line of console shows "enable /etc/fstab swap ok" and does nothing else forever.
No see ispconfig login,nor system User login.

Also tried Interactive mode and answer Y 1by1. Blue screen appeared EVEN after N to ISPconfig. Also tried not responding to ISPconfig [y/n] the console disappears and a BS appreared instead of the usual system login.

HOWEVER, by chance, at ISPconfig[y/n], did several CTRL+C in desperation and User Login appeared. Was able to get in as root. Tried https://xxx:81 returns server not found. Was able to surf though. I guess some services near the ISPconfig, towards the end of starting up froze. How to proceed to diag ? what files needed and where to find ?

using 1 box 1 eth nic on ADSL @home with dynamic Public IP from ISP provider. With/without ISPConfig, already have Apache/Cemtos page at localhost. Will ISPConfig manage the IP change automatically. Intent to use free external DNS provider such as everydns or editdns, can ISPConfig manage this arrangement? do I remove BIND? Maybe should start another thread, but I need to know in principle if I will hit a wall after going thru this BS bump, so I can abadon this project and try another, maybe Virtualmin
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Recreate the SSL certificates as I posted above.
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It worked. thanks for precise instruction.

By the way, any advise on my second concern: repeated below for your conveinience:
using 1 box 1 eth nic on ADSL @home with dynamic Public IP from ISP provider. With/without ISPConfig, already have Apache/Cemtos page at localhost. Will ISPConfig manage the IP change automatically. Intent to use free external DNS provider such as everydns or editdns, can ISPConfig manage this arrangement? do I remove BIND? Maybe should start another thread, but I need to know in principle if I will hit a wall after going thru this BS bump, so I can abadon this project and try another, maybe Virtualmin
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Is your server behind a router?
If you're using external DNS servers for your domains, then you don't need ISPConfig's DNS Manager.
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