ServerInstall

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 1. Software selection: '''Tomcat server'''  1. Software selection: '''Tomcat Java server'''
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 1. Software selection: '''Virtual Machine Host'''
 1. Reboot and login.
 1. Software selection: '''Virtual Machine host'''
 1. Reboot and login.
 1. Check that the ubuntu-virt-server package is installed:
{{{
dpkg -l ubuntu-virt-server
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 1. If so, confirm that the KVM kernel module is loaded:
  * {{{ lsmod | grep kvm }}}
   * {{{ kvm_intel 56928 1 }}}
   * {{{ kvm_amd 29196 0 }}}
 1. Confirm that KVM is working properly by downloading an Ubuntu mini.iso, and booting it:
  * {{{ wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hardy-updates/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso }}}
  * {{{ kvm -m 256 -cdrom mini.iso }}}
   * The Ubuntu installer boot menu should be running
 1. If so:
  a.
confirm that the KVM kernel module is loaded:
   * {{{ lsmod | grep kvm }}}
  * {{{ kvm_intel 56928 1 }}}
    * {{{ kvm_amd 29196 0 }}}
  a. Confirm that KVM is working properly by downloading an Ubuntu mini.iso, and booting it:
   * {{{ wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hardy-updates/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso }}}
  * {{{ kvm -m 256 -cdrom mini.iso }}}
    * The Ubuntu installer boot menu should be running
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 1. Check that the ubuntu-standard package is '''not''' installed:
{{{
dpkg -l ubuntu-standard
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   1. Check that the ubuntu-standard package is '''not''' installed:
{{{
dpkg -l ubuntu-standard
}}}

Summary

  • Server installs.

Procedure

Default installation

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk

  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. No software selection.
  9. Reboot and login.

Bind9

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: DNS Server

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Confirm that bind is running:
    • pgrep named
      should return the pid of named.

LAMP

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: LAMP

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Test Apache:

    • Execute

      w3m http://127.0.0.1/
      in a terminal and verify that it's not a 404 error page.
  11. Test MySQL

    • Execute

      mysql -u root -p

      in a terminal. You should then be presented with a mysql prompt mysql>  where you can enter mysql commands. Some commands you can use to verify the installation are show databases;, connect mysql;, show tables;, and select * from user;:

      • show databases; connect mysql; show tables; select * from user;

Default installation: LVM partitioning

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk and LVM

  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. No software selection.
  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Make sure that the root file system is mounted from /dev/mapper/ubuntu-root:
    • sudo mount

Mail server

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select preferred language
  3. Select Install to hard disk

  4. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  5. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  8. User account: enter username and password
  9. Software selection: Mail Server

  10. Select configuration for Postfix (generally should be "Internet" or "Internet with smarthost")
  11. Reboot and login
  12. Confirm that postfix is running:
    • telnet 127.0.0.1 25
      should connect to postfix. Type "quit" to disconnect.
  13. Confirm that dovecot pop3 and imap servers are running:
    • sudo netstat -ltnp | grep dovecot
      should list 4 dovecot instances (port 110, 143, 993 and 995).
  14. Send a test email:
    • echo foo | mail -s 'test' ${USER} 
    • Start

      mutt
      - the test email should be in the inbox.

Openssh server

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: Openssh Server

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Confirm that sshd is running:
    • pgrep sshd
      should return the pid of sshd.
    • If you can, try to connect to the server from a remote client.

PostgreSQL Database Server

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: PostgreSQL Database

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Check that the database is running:
    sudo -u postgres psql -l
    should return a list of databases.
  11. Create a database user:
    • sudo -u postgres createuser -DRS ${USER} 
      should create a user.
  12. Create a database:
    • sudo -u postgres createdb -O ${USER} ${USER}_db
      should create a database.
  13. Connect to the database:
    • psql ${USER}_db
      should start a psql shell connected to the database.

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: Print Server

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Test cups:

    • sudo /etc/init.d/cups status
      should state the cupsd is running.

Samba server

  1. Boot CD and run the CD self-check (then reboot)
  2. Select Install to hard disk

  3. Choose your language, country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. Select your time zone and set the system clock to UTC
  7. User account: enter username and password
  8. Software selection: Samba Server

  9. Reboot and login.
  10. Confirm that samba is running:
    • pgrep smbd, pgrep nmbd, pgrep winbindd should return the pid of the different processes:

      pgrep smbd; pgrep nmbd; pgrep winbindd

Tomcat server

  1. Boot CD, select your language and run the CD self-check
  2. Reboot CD, select your language and select Install Ubuntu Server

  3. Choose your country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. User account: enter username and password
  7. Software selection: Tomcat Java server

  8. Reboot and login.
  9. Confirm that Tomcat is running:
    • sudo netstat -ltnp | grep jsvc
      should show 2 jsvc instances (port 8009 and 8080).
  10. Confirm that Tomcat is working properly:
    • w3m http://127.0.0.1:8080
      should bring up a "It works !" page
    •  w3m http://localhost:8080/examples/servlets/servlet/HelloWorldExample
      should bring up a "Hello World!" page.
    •  w3m http://localhost:8080/examples/jsp/jsp2/el/basic-arithmetic.jsp
      should bring a page containing basic arithmetics.

NB: w3m basics: moving cursor and hit <Enter> to follow links, <B> to come back to the previous page, <q> to quit

Virtualization Host

  1. Boot CD, select your language and run the CD self-check
  2. Reboot CD, select your language and select Install Ubuntu Server

  3. Choose your country and keyboard layout
  4. Set hostname: default - ubuntu
  5. Partition disks: Guided use entire disk
  6. User account: enter username and password
  7. Software selection: Virtual Machine host

  8. Reboot and login.
  9. Check that the ubuntu-virt-server package is installed:

dpkg -l ubuntu-virt-server
  1. Confirm that you have KVM-capable hardware:
    •  kvm-ok 

      •  KVM acceleration can be used 

  2. If so:
    1. confirm that the KVM kernel module is loaded:
      •  lsmod | grep kvm 

        •  kvm_intel              56928  1  

        •  kvm_amd                29196  0  

    2. Confirm that KVM is working properly by downloading an Ubuntu mini.iso, and booting it:
      •  wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hardy-updates/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso 

      •  kvm -m 256 -cdrom mini.iso 

        • The Ubuntu installer boot menu should be running

JeOS Install on ESX

  1. Create a VMware ESX guest
  2. Boot CD, select your language and press F4, pick "Install a minimal virtual machine"
  3. Follow the install procedure with defaults
  4. Boot the newly created guest
  5. Log in
  6. Check that the uname -r returns a -server kernel:

uname -r
  1. Check that the linux-virtual package is installed:

dpkg -l linux-virtual
  1. Ping outside network
  2. Check with the mount command that virtual disk are mount read-write

  3. Check that the ubuntu-standard package is not installed:

dpkg -l ubuntu-standard

JeOS Install on KVM

  1. Create a KVM guest using virt-manager
  2. Boot CD, select your language and press F4, pick "Install a minimal virtual machine"
  3. Follow the install procedure with defaults
  4. Boot the newly created guest
  5. Log in
  6. Check that the uname -r returns a -server kernel

uname -r
  1. Check that the linux-virtual package is installed:

dpkg -l linux-virtual
  1. Ping outside network
  2. Check with the mount command that virtual disk are mount read-write

  3. Check that the ubuntu-standard package is not installed:

dpkg -l ubuntu-standard

Testing/Cases/ServerInstall (last edited 2009-02-05 16:24:43 by port-213-160-23-156)