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Old 19th June 2011, 01:57
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All, i just installed ispconfig 3 on centos 5.6 with no errors up until the actual php install. Im pretty sure i know what the problem is, i just do not know how to fix and im sure im no the first person to run into this.

During the install (right after the sql/ssl questions) it finishes but mentions ispconfig and ispapps users/groups (or similiar to that) could not be added. More than likely it tried to use 'useradd blah blah' however it would need /sbin/useradd on my machine... which is why it outputted that error. I added them manually to the best of my knowledge but i will get forbidden when trying to access the ispconfig website. I just uninstalled ispconfig and made sure the ispconfig dir's in /var/www and /usr/local are deleted. Whats the best way to run the install or modify it so it uses the /sbin/useradd. I could not find where it performs that command in the install dir. Any help/ideas is much appreciated!

FYI, everything else runs, httpd (phpmyadmin/webmail) etc runs. I just cant access ispconfig in my browser...
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Old 19th June 2011, 22:12
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What's the output of

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Old 20th June 2011, 02:35
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[root@43172 web]# /usr/sbin/getenforce

This is a dedicated server i own.

With the above disabled, you think thats the problem?

You think the main problem is me manually adding the ispapps/ispconfig user manually?
Maybe i didnt do it correctly? I saw this on another post...

"chown: `ispconfig:ispconfig': invalid user
chown: `getmail': invalid user

All I had to do to fix it was to add /sbin and /usr/sbin to the path, drop the database and reinstall ispconfig!"

WHere do you add the /sbin and/or /usr/sbin so it picks it up in the script? I would rather the script do all the user adding and chowning rather than me... Thanks!

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Old 20th June 2011, 04:31
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Ok, i am now able to access and configure however, i had to manually add the web1 user and chown the appropriate dirs.

what i did to access site:
added /usr/sbin to the lib/installer file
added :apache to to the end of the group in 'group'

any ideas why it wont auto add the clients i create in the panel?
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