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Installing inSync server on Linux

Overview

This topic explains the procedure for installing inSync server on a Linux computer.

Before you begin

Before you install the inSync server, ensure that the following tasks are complete:

  • You have root privileges on the computer on which you plan to install the inSync server.
  • Make sure that the computer is set to the desired time zone. The records in the Live Activities stream display time based on the time zone set on the computer at the time of installation.
  • You downloaded the inSync server installation package on the computer where you are installing it.
Note: For Ubuntu, download the .deb package. For CentOS, download the .rpm package.

Installing the inSync server

This section contains instructions for installing inSync server on Ubuntu and CentOS computers. 

Installing inSync server on Ubuntu

To install inSync server

  • From the directory that contains the .deb package, run the following command:
  • (32-bit computer)
    sudo dpkg -i <package_name>
  • (64-bit computer)
    sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture <package_name>

In this command, <package_name> represents the file name (along with the extension) of the .deb package.

Installing inSync server on CentOS

To install inSync server

  • From the directory that cotains the .rpm package, run the following command:
rpm -ivh <package_name>

In this command, <package_name> represents the filename (along with the extension) of the .rpm package.

Performing post-installation configuration

Using the insync-config.sh file, you can perform the post-installation configuration of your inSync server. 

To configure the inSync server

  1. Open Terminal and run the following command:
sudo insync-config.sh
  1. When prompted, enter the first administrator details.
    • Administrator Name: The display name of the first administrator.
    • E-mail address: The e-mail ID of the first administrator. 
    • Password: The password for the first administrator.
  2. (Optional) To view file options, run the following command:

    sudo insync-config.sh -h

    To reconfigure the administrator account, run the following command:

    sudo insync-config.sh -f

    To check the status of an administrator account, run the following command:

    sudo insync-config.sh -c
Note: If you assigned somebody other than yourself the role of a first administrator, share the email address and password that you used for creating the first administrator. Additionally, share the IP address and TCP port of the inSync server. 
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