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dotDefender 4.2 installation steps on Apache + video
Posted by Yarden Loumer on 27 November 2011 04:27 PM
 
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Installing dotDefender for Apache

 

Please find below the video of installation:

 

Note:  After installation, an Apache restart is required.

Installation steps:

1.  Extract the downloaded gz file.

     For example: gunzip dotDefender-3.8-5.Linux.i386.rpm.bin.gz

Note: Installation must be performed using root permissions.

            After installation has finished – Restart Apache server!

Make sure that "umask" equals to "022".

2.  Start the installation dialog by executing the bin file.

     For example: sh ./dotDefender-3.8-5.Linux.i386.rpm.bin

3.   The Welcome screen appears. Select Next.

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4.   The License Agreement screen appears. Read, and select I Agree.

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5.   The Configuration Options screen appears. Click Next.

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6.   The Httpd Executable screen appears.

Type the path to the httpd/apache2 executable and select Next.

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7.   The Httpd Conf screen appears.

The httpd.conf path is inserted automatically. Select Next or modify the path if Apache is configured to use a file other than the default configuration file.

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8.   The GUI Directory screen appears.

Type a name for the dotDefender's URI (for example "dotDefender"), and Next.

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9.   The Admin GUI screen appears.

The Administration GUI is now accessible at http://<hostname>/dotDefender (Defined previously). To access the Administration GUI, a password must be configured for the admin user. Enter a password in each of the two fields. Select Next.

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10.   The Rule-Updates screen appears.

Select either Automatic Update or Manual Update, and then Next.

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11.   The Rule-Updates screen appears.

For automatic update, select the frequency of the updates and then Next.

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12.  The Rule-Updates screen appears.

Select to download the rules from either Applicure's website or a custom location of your choice and the Next.

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13.  The Verify Settings screen appears. Select Next.

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14.  The Confirm Installation screen appears. Select Go.

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15.  Installation is running...

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16.  Installation has finished. Restart Apache server.

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After restarting Apache, the dotDefender will be accessible through the pre-defined URI and Password. The user name is 'admin', which cannot be changed.


suEXEC integration (From the Applicure knowledgebase):

http://applicuresupport.helpserve.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=29&nav=0,13 

cPanel integration (From the Applicure knowledgebase):

http://applicuresupport.helpserve.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=30&nav=0,13


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