The Perfect Server - CentOS 5.2 - Page 7

14 Webalizer

To install webalizer, just run

yum install webalizer

 

15 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

 

16 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

 

17 The End

The configuration of the server is now finished, and if you wish you can now install ISPConfig on it.

 

17.1 A Note On SuExec

If you want to run CGI scripts under suExec, you should specify /var/www as the home directory for websites created by ISPConfig as CentOS' 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).

 

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From: at: 2008-07-23 13:27:14

ncftp does not install during the yum install command. ncftp is not listed during a yum list ncftp*

 

 

From: Noodle2732 at: 2008-09-14 15:19:46

I had the same prob, i managed to get around it though after a bit of searching google.

btw i am a linux n00b so if this is the wrong waay to do things then i apologize.

I had to add the Karan extras testing repo and set gpgcheck=0 then it installed

vi /etc/yum.conf

add this to the bottom:

[ kbs-CentOS-Testing]

name=CentOS.Karan.Org-ELS - Testing

gpgcheck=0

gpgkey=http://centos.karan.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-karan.org.txt

enabled=1

baseurl=http://centos.karan.org/el5/extras/testing/i386/RPMS/

Then import the key

rpm --import  http://centos.karan.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-karan.org.txt

 

And then finally install ncftp

yum install ncftp

From: Anonymous at: 2008-11-19 03:32:33

worked for me, thanks Noodle

From: gobok at: 2008-12-15 04:22:31

thanks for the ncftp

 and the updated repo is supposed to be in

 /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo

From: at: 2008-08-30 18:53:38

yum install openssl-devel

is also needed for ISPConfig to successfully complete PHP compilation

From: admin at: 2008-08-31 08:17:07

These packages are already installed if you select the same package groups as I did during the initial system installation.

From: at: 2008-08-30 18:56:26

yum install zlib-devel is also needed to compile PHP for ISPConfig.

From: rezilient1 at: 2008-11-18 20:10:26

This line doesn't work for me, same issue for anyone else?  Is it important?  I confirmed the root password was successfull set, what does this do?

# mysqladmin -h server1.example.com -u root password yourrootsqlpassword

From: Milan at: 2009-01-15 13:45:45

Read step 4 of this howto carefully. It is important to assign server1.example.com (replace with Your server name) to actual IP address of the server.

From: Augusto at: 2009-01-07 12:05:44

It doesn't seem to work fine. I can't find the option "-h" for the command mysqladmin:

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/mysqladmin.html

 If you can access to the mysql server, then it's ok:

[root@hello tmp]# mysql -u root -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 14 to server version: 5.1

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql>


From: Narcarsiss at: 2010-07-06 01:42:22

Easy fix Apply -p after password

for example; mysqladmin -h Xeon.com -u root password -p ********************

 Cheers Narcarsiss

From: Anonymous at: 2009-03-16 17:24:53

use this to fix it.  worked for me.

From: Mike Shafer at: 2009-05-15 02:31:08

Great bit of work. I followed this to the letter and it worked perfectly. Learned a few new tricks on the process! Thanks for the efforts.

Mike Shafer

From: at: 2008-08-30 18:38:07

This manual is missing just one thing relative to ISPConfig. It requires flex package to be installed (2.2.25 at least). So, `yum install flex` is needed

From: Anonymous at: 2009-02-11 11:27:56

Hy

This tutorial is very good but I have a problem. When I try to install proftpd  it just don't stop to checking. I leave server to install 24 hours but it still checking. I can't complete install. I saw an warning message:

make: Warning: File `Make.rules.in' has modification time 1e+08 s in the future

 What could be a problem?

 

 

From: Jeremy at: 2008-12-01 16:54:23

Great Tutorial.

I have always setup LAMP for local development, but have been wanting to do some smaller sites in house.

Followed your tutorial almost step-by-step (I prefer building php).

From: ip-adresa at: 2008-09-11 09:57:06

Thank You for great tutorial! I am going to install CentOS on my small server. Well done :-)

From: javsan at: 2008-10-13 05:41:51

Really, a good manual. Thanks you very much.

From: Kuzmich at: 2008-11-14 10:58:02

It is need flex for ./setup

yum install flex

From: PanzerThorr at: 2008-11-18 10:08:53

On the 64bits version of CentOS i need to do this because the installation crash :

yum install openssl-devel flex zlib-devel libxml2-devel libpng-devel libxslt-devel

From: rezilient at: 2008-11-20 03:39:55

I still needed the following in order to install ISPConfig 3.0.

        postgresql-devel is needed by courier-authlib-0.61.0-1.x86_64
        expect is needed by courier-authlib-0.61.0-1.x86_64
        /usr/include/ltdl.h is needed by courier-authlib-0.61.0-1.x86_64
 

From: Anonymous at: 2008-12-31 00:03:52

I followed this setup to install ISPConfig, and sure, this tutorial may be comprehensive, but it left me with A TON of unanswered questions and problems that made it seem not worth putting in the time to finish. Honestly, at this point, I may just wipe it and install a fresh copy of Centos and pay for cpanel. It will be cheaper in the end.....

From: Simon at: 2009-01-19 13:52:11

I followed this tutorial through and everything works great but PHP doesn't load mysql by default.

I check phpinfo() and it doesn't show mysql as loaded. I know its a bit of a noob question  and it should be obvious.

From: Elber at: 2009-02-22 01:58:42

Muchas gracias amigos (Thank so much!!!) Excelente documentación!!!

From: Jason Barnett at: 2009-02-09 19:13:45

...but after seven pages of excellent documentation I would have expected the job to be finished properly with detailed steps on how to install ISPConfig.

In my opinion this takes the shine of an otherwise excellent how-to.

From: Jason Barnett at: 2009-02-09 19:21:32

Here are some quick and dirty instructions for installing ISPConfig:

cd /tmp
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ispconfig/ISPConfig-2.2.29.tar.gz?download
tar xvzf ISPConfig-2.2.29.tar.gz
cd install_ispconfig
./setup

Accepting all the defaults will do the job quite nicely.

From: Anonymous at: 2010-02-23 17:05:04

Mi server is working very nice. Thank you