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  • Yeah everything changed when they made the new clearcentre site live it broke quite a few howtos. I thought it would be resolved by now but nothing still hasn't changed if you lot are still mentioning it which is concerning. It's not good for newbies because it means they can't look up info about this server. Especially bad for us because I'm leaving my company in a few weeks for a new role and while I'm handing over I can't currently recommend him to look at the documents on the site if they're broken

  • Zarafa COS 7 - Why install all webapp plugins?

    I've recently just installed WebApp 2.2 RC onto a clients server on ClearOS they had issues going to the settings then I remembered it was due to the plugins needing to be updated. When I wanted to remove some of the entire catalogue of plugins that were installed via yum I couldn't due to it wanting to remove app-zarafa core and other clearos apps.

    I eventually resolved this by doing rpm -e nameofplugin.rpm --nodeps to resolve the issue but my question is this:

    1) Why are all plugins for zarafa-webapp installed by default onto clearos installs?
    2) Why does removing ones you don't actually want to keep require you to remove app-zarafa as a dependency?

    Even when not enabled it will still slow things down and also plug names change from time to time and also as recently happened with 2.2 they've changed the authentication so you had to re-install all the plugins you had to the latest versions. I can see this being a pain for other clients if I want to install COS 7 in the future so I'm wondering if someone could explain the reasoning behind question 1) or at the very least question 2).

  • Tim Burgess wrote:

    Hi James,

    Looks like the links have changed :( however did a search on bridge at www.clearos.com and it turned up the following articles for ClearOS6 and 7
    https://www.clearos.com/resources/documentation/clearos/content:en_us:kb_o_adding_bridged_interfaces
    https://www.clearos.com/resources/documentation/clearos/content:en_us:kb_o_clearbox_as_a_transparent_inline_bridge

    might help?

    EDIT: Grr at forum editing of links, will have to C+P sorry


    Meant to say thanks tim for your help on this, your pages helped I wish they'd update the documentation if they were going to change things around I have seen other threads about this also. I have another question but it's unrelated so I'll make a post about this.

  • ClearOS Documentation, what's happened?

    It seems the change to store.clearcenter.com has now broken the documentation as I can not get access to the documentation anymore / it doesn't exist anymore

    Example is: https://store.clearcenter.com/support/documentation/clearos_guides/adding_bridged_interfaces

    Original location that tells you to go to clearcenter: https://www.clearos.com/resources/documentation/clearos/content:en_us:kb_howtos_network_bridging

    Bit of a pickle as I needed this howto tonight for a install but I'll try and manage for now I think I got the Jist of it. I'm surprised no one has done anything about this as this has gone on for over a week now.

    Please can you investigate the documentation not being on clearcenter as it means that users starting out will not have the most up to date knowledge on dealing with situations or advance tips for the server.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James Joseph wrote:

    [quote]Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James,

    Is the backup script also making a backup of the attachements ?


    Only if you configured attachments to be in the database (by default it's set to be in files which is actually better for the database).

    I recommend backing those up by either by rsync or rdiff-backup. I just do rdiff-backup for ONSITE backups as it backups up the whole server and that includes /var/lib/zarafa however if you just want to backup just the database and attachments maybe a zip or a tar.gz of the folder that's compressed to another location or backup drive.


    Would be great is this was incorperated in the autobackup script ;)[/quote]

    This is just a standard mysql backup script but I'm sure you could probably add into it to do that for you, I'm personally learning bash myself (my boss does all of our scripts) so maybe one day I might piece together my own.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James Joseph wrote:

    [quote]Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James,

    Is the backup script also making a backup of the attachements ?


    Only if you configured attachments to be in the database (by default it's set to be in files which is actually better for the database).

    I recommend backing those up by either by rsync or rdiff-backup. I just do rdiff-backup for ONSITE backups as it backups up the whole server and that includes /var/lib/zarafa however if you just want to backup just the database and attachments maybe a zip or a tar.gz of the folder that's compressed to another location or backup drive.


    Would be great is this was incorperated in the autobackup script ;)[/quote]

    This is just a standard mysql backup script but I'm sure you could probably add into it to do that for you, I'm personally learning bash myself (my boss does all of our scripts) so maybe one day I might piece together my own.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James,

    Is the backup script also making a backup of the attachements ?


    Only if you configured attachments to be in the database (by default it's set to be in files which is actually better for the database).

    I recommend backing those up by either by rsync or rdiff-backup. I just do rdiff-backup for ONSITE backups as it backups up the whole server and that includes /var/lib/zarafa however if you just want to backup just the database and attachments maybe a zip or a tar.gz of the folder that's compressed to another location or backup drive.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    The configuration file is working, but not backing up my Zarafa.

    I've check in phpmyadmin and there are 2 databases: 'Main Database' and 'System Database'
    Zarafa is stored in the 'System Database'.



    The script is now only backing up the 'Main Database'


    How to backupo the system-database ?


    IIRC system-mysql is not on the standard mysql port it is on 3308 instead you can check this by doing lsof -i:3308 or netstat -l -n -t |grep 3308

    In the conf file you'll see this line: #CONFIG_mysql_dump_port=3306

    un comment it and change the dump port to 3308 instead that should back up the zarafa database.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James Joseph wrote:


    You didn't put in the location of your sandbox mysql also as I stated make sure you do this in path:

    PATH=${PATH}:/var/lib/system-mysql:/usr/clearos/sandbox/usr/bin/mysqldump

    Also did you link the mysql.conf file to the automysql backup script?


    Sorry. I've copied the wrong config output.





    How do you link mysql.conf to the autobackupscript ?


    At the top of the first script it should tell you about the .conf file location either put it in /etc/ where it tells you to or you might be able to change the location of where it should be.

  • Patrick de Brabander wrote:

    James Joseph wrote:


    You didn't put in the location of your sandbox mysql also as I stated make sure you do this in path:

    PATH=${PATH}:/var/lib/system-mysql:/usr/clearos/sandbox/usr/bin/mysqldump

    Also did you link the mysql.conf file to the automysql backup script?


    Sorry. I've copied the wrong config output.





    How do you link mysql.conf to the autobackupscript ?


    At the top of the first script it should tell you about the .conf file location either put it in /etc/ where it tells you to or you might be able to change the location of where it should be.