Category Archives: Owncloud

Home »  Owncloud

There is a build into Owncloud updater, which for whatever reason didn’t work for me. There is also a guide on how to update a self hosted Owncloud under http://doc.owncloud.org/server/6.0/admin_manual/maintenance/update.html However I find it lacks a few things, so I wrote up my own steps since I use a self hosted Owncloud instance on a server. This applies to the current version 6.0.0 to 6.0.1 upgrade 1. It is recommended to deactivate all 3rd party applications in Owncloud. 2. To Upgrade I performed the following steps as root in the web servers root directory above the “owncloud” home directory. 3. Make a backup of the ownCloud folder. rsync -a owncloud/ owncloud_bkp`date +”%Y%m%d”`/ 4. Download the latest version to the root directory above owncloud: wget http://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-6.0.1.tar.bz2 5. Delete everything from your ownCloud installation directory, except data and config. (Your data directory should be a separate “external” directory unless you have it configured it […]

Assumption: clean fresh minimal installed RedHat or Centos (or any similar linux) registered and updated to the latest revisions: This is a quick and dirty install for demo purpose. For the minimum of security please refer to http://doc.owncloud.org/server/5.0/admin_manual/installation.html rhn_register #with your details yum -y update #to get latest updates make sure either dns is working or your hosts and IP are in the local /etc/hosts file Time to start the clock: Install the needed packages. yum -y install mysql-server httpd php php-mysql unzip wget php-json php-xml php-mbstring php-zip php-gd curl php-curl php-pdo chkconfig httpd on; chkconfig mysqld on #It might be a good idea to reboot the box here. reboot /etc/init.d/mysqld start Initializing MySQL database:   Installing MySQL system tables.. . OK Filling help tables… OK To start mysqld at boot time you have to copy support-files/mysql.server to the right place for your system PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET A PASSWORD FOR […]

%d bloggers like this: