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Tag: SME Server

Centos: Release 5 now “end of life”

On 2017, March 31th the official Release End of Version 5 is reached. This also touches SME Server Version 8.1. If you use this you must now upgrade the Webserver to the next Version. Checkout which last version offers latest Options like PHP7, MYSQL 6 ..more Checkout that you current Content PHP Kits Support the new OS Options (PHP7) As Remark you should do at first a FULL BACKUP of your DATA!! see here Save manual the /etc folder to Backup, dump crontabs and firewall settings! (ufw) Setup a fresh OS if you are not a Professional Admin cause to […]

SME Server usefull Backup Tips Custom Templates Customizing SME

On SME Server: Data Path which are saved by Console Backup – save all Custom-Scripts which you run with Cron or Root at Location /root – save all modified Custom Templates at /etc/e-smith/templates-custom – all ibays – all /home – if you not know how to make /etc/e-smith/templates-custom files copy the standard templates from /etc/e-smith/templates to /etc/e-smith/templates-custom and modify them there don’t forget to run after customize: #signal-event post-upgrade and #signal-event reboot

SME Server USB Disk Stick mount Problem at SME Server Backup Console

Problem: On SME Server the HAL Daemon often not recognize a USB Stick or Disk which you can use for “Console” Backup Program. Solution: – Create a Script with #nano /root/backup.sh – insert: service haldaemon restart service messagebus restart console exit This restart the HAL Environment before Console (SSH-Admin-Tool)is opened. To prevent Users to write on the Shares if you run the Backup you can add: service haldaemon restart service messagebus restart service smb stop console service smb start exit This will stop Samba-Windows Shares! and prevent File-Access-Lockwaits!

SME Server config by console

SME Server is controlled by a extra Runlevel 7 of Linux (Default Linux has 6 runlevel). Solution: SME Server set the Runlevel 7 control with some database files located at /home/e-smith/db to set your configuration you have to login with ssh (Putty) as root/admin and enter: #db configgroupname command dbfilename setting status for example: #db configuration show cpuspeed SME Server answere to you: cpuspeed=service status=disabled to change the service to enabled enter: #db configuration setprop cpuspeed status enabled thats all… db commands are: db configuration show /to show config of Runlevel 7 db accounts show /to show user+system accounts db […]

How to compile the Centos SME Server 7.4 Linux Kernel 2.6.34

Download the latest stable kernel from the http://www.kernel.org/ unpack the downloaded source file. Steps: # wget http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.34.tar.bz2 # tar xjf tar xjf linux-2.6.34.tar.bz2 # ln -s linux-2.6.34 linux # cd linux # cp /boot/config-`uname -r` ./.config # make menuconfig (here you can select .config as preselected .config from old kernel) # make rpm (Compile the Kernel and make a rpm-paket) During the compilation of linux-2.6.34 kernel the following error appears drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: In function `mptsas_port_delete' drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: 105: sorry, unimplemented: inlining failed in call to 'mptsas_set_rphy': function body not available drivers/message/fusion/mptsas.c: 467: sorry, unimplemented: called from here Because: The ‘mptsas_set_rphy’ function is […]