Set Up Ubuntu Server With EHCP (LAMP, DNS, FTP, Mail) - Page 2
3. Install EHCP
After your system reboots, you'll see the login prompt. Enter the username and password you selected earlier.
Next you'll have to become root (you'll have to type your password again):
Because this is a server, we'll need a static ip address. Edit /etc/network/interfaces. Yor file should look like this (use your own ip addresses):
# The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.254 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.1.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 gateway 192.168.1.1
I replaced allow-hotplug eth0 with auto eth0; otherwise restarting the network doesn't work, and we'd have to reboot the whole system. I have to thank Falko for this great tip!
Enter your dns in /etc/resolv.conf:
You have to restart networking to apply the changes:
Now we'll update our linux system
Now we download ehcp:
Extract and install ehcp:
tar -zxvf ehcp_latest.tgz
Please read the information carefully! Ehcp will send some information by email to it's developer. If you don't want this to happen, read this forum post.
You'll be required to press enter a few times, then you'll have to choose a MySQL root password (this can and should be different from your user password).
The setup script will ask you a few questions:
Next you'll have to choose your mail server configuration. Choose "Internet site" and type your domain name.
Press ok to generate an SSL certificate (please read the notice before pressing ok):
In the phpmyadmin configuration screen select apache 2, then press ok.