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From "David Montag" <davmo...@student.liu.se>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Apache DS Linux binary installer - Testers needed
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:44:36 GMT
Hi,

Are there any plans on making a Solaris installer?

Also, see my comment below.

/David

On 3/11/08, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net> wrote:
>
> Hi Felix,
>
> You're right to add this precision.
>
> I tried to run the server with the apacheds user (that was created by the
> installer if non-existent on the system) but I could not get it working.


Maybe it doesn't have the proper privileges to bind to the network port(s)?

So I set the default user as root to ensure everything would be ok.
>
> I'll try to investigate more on this 'user issue' and update the script
> and installer as soon as I can find a fix.
>
> Thanks for you feedback,
> Pierre-Arnaud
>
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Felix Knecht <felixk@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi Pierre-Arnaud
> >
> > > You can launch the installer like a classic executable file:
> > > $ ./apacheds-linux-1.5.2-SNAPSHOT.bin
> > >
> > > The installer will ask you four questions:
> > >
> > >    - Do you agree to the above license terms?
> > >    - Where do you want to install Apache DS?
> > >    - Where do you want to install Apache DS instances?
> > >    - What name do you want for the default instance?
> > >
> > > There will be default values for the three last ones (for easy
> > install).
> > >
> > >
> > I'd add a note in the end to make the user aware, that by default
> > ApacheDS will be run as user root (or add a new question 5th question
> > about the user ApacheDS shall run under - which must be created if not
> > yet existing).
> > Not every user is aware of the fact that in common services should not
> > be run as user root because of security reason.
> >
> > The installation work well, I could start the app and didn't get
> > anything in the log directory. So I suppose that it wotked well.
> >
> > Regards
> > Felix
> >
> >
>

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