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On my SuSE 9.0 linux box which is connect to the internet / network via a wireless netgear MA311
All these things work no problem!
But my server is not very organized. Because its my first server i just been playing about with things to make them work..
So im going to start from scratch!
My questions are:
1) How do i make Telnet (i know its not secure but there is a reason for me using it), apache and mySQL start up on boot. eg. is it possible to make a "batch" file or something thatís runs on start up?
2) How can i set-up users and administrate them? (so something like "add new user bob pass bob123password access low"
and that will add a new use with access ONLY to his home folder and also create a way of allowing him to ftp but again only into his own folder(s).
3)iv done this before but i forgot how to do it. Link to a program. so instead of navigating to file (say apache) and doing the whole /usr/local/apache2/bin/ thing.... i can just type like "web-server restart"
THANKS FOR ANYHELP!!!
Last edited by Gear_freak2000; 02-07-2004 at 08:28 AM.
(I know it's an old thread, but I didn't see any reason to create a new.)
I have some problems with this as well. I installed Apache with PHP and MySQL during the system installation, but none of them starts automatically when I boot my computer. I have to type apache2ctl start and /usr/sbin/mysqld to get them running.
I've been creating symbolic links to executables for MySQL and Apache following the LAMPS tuorial but no luck. Then I just had a better look in the YaST2 modules. I've allways been using the packages from SuSE CD's since then (if I can).
In YaST go to System and click the Runlevel editor (or something like that). In there you'll see the list of almost every installed package that runs as a demon. You'll have the option to start at boot (or not). For MySQL it runs the install_db and other necessary stuff to make it work. SuSE takes care of everything. But the packages are not up-to-date (you'l have to use Apache 1.3.29 insted of (let's say) 1.3.30 or PHP 4.3.3 instead of 4.3.4. =/
Beats creating symbolic links in /rc5.d/ /init.d/ if you ask me, at least in SuSE.