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Install of phcl_acme


Install & initial setup

  1. Download a copy of phcl_acme-1.8.tar.gz & and extract the files
  2. Look at the installer bin/InitialSetup, especially the first few lines, check:
    • Are you happy with the 2 users that will be created? If not change RsaUser and AcmeUser
    • Are you happy with the directory that will be created? If not change AcmeHome. Note that this is a directory that Apache will access.
    • Check that the value of ApacheGroup — this does vary between systems
  3. Read the rest of the script — understand, in outline, what it does
  4. Run it as the user root, giving as argument the path to the tar file, eg:
           # sh /tmp/x/bin/InitialSetup /tmp/phcl_acme-1.8.tar.gz
           

    Check that nothing went wrong — did you see any errors ?.

    The scripts assume a reasonably capable shell, ksh and bash both work fine. ash (known as dash on Debian & Ubuntu) does not support the syntax used.

  5. Change to directory /var/www/acme/, have a look around.
  6. The tar file contains a copy of acme-tiny.py, however you might want to download a copy straight from the source: https://github.com/diafygi/acme-tiny


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