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This is the System operator's quick guide to ALPS Server / Wiki / Bugzilla / SVN / Tinderbox
ALPS is run on an intel Mac Mini using the following software:
- Apache 2.0 in /apache2
- With a perl module in /apache2/modules.
- With a PHP module in /apache2/modules. PHP is version 5, custom build.
- The httpd config file resides in /apache2/conf/httpd.conf (NOT at /etc/httpd.conf)
- With a compiled-in mod_ssl for ssl access
Perl is required for bugzilla. PHP is used for various scripts, among them the Wiki
- Mediawiki. At the moment version 1.9.3 installed in the Web server path at /Library/WebServer/Documents/alps/. You're using it right now.
- Bugzilla. Bugzilla is installed at /Library/WebServer/Documents/alps/bugzilla
- Bugzilla needs a working sendmail on the machine.
- Mysql. Mysql is version 5 - not the one included in OSX. check /usr/local/bin as well as the mysql control panel (not the mysql admin app that starts osx' own mysql 4.0).
- Tinderbox is not running right now.
- For the SVN access: check the httpd.conf for webdav entries. the svn repository is at /svn/ with entries for alps and applications. Access is restricted to users who are in a passwd file at /apache2/passwd. In order to add a new user to that file type /apache2/bin/htpasswd -b /apache2/passwd username password and send your user to alps.comp-phys.org/admin/passwd.php to change the password.
- After changing the httpd.conf you need to check the syntax of the file with /apache2/bin/apachectl -t. Once it is ok you can restart the server using /apache2/bin/apachectl restart.