This section describes cBackup installation for Ubuntu 16 LTS from DEB package. If you are want to undergo manual installation, please refer to general *nix installation description. Also please note, that DPKG (or GDEBI) will unpack installation to
/opt/cbackup by default and use Apache web server. If you want to choose e.g. Nginx, or place installation into different folder, refer to the same general installation description.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade reboot
Install required software¶
sudo apt-get install git snmp default-jre openssh-server
Install LAMP web server¶
sudo apt-get install lamp-server sudo mysql_secure_installation
This package will install all latest available in Ubuntu repository versions of required software. Just follow instruction showed during package installation.
Install necessary php extensions¶
sudo apt-get install php-gmp php-zip php-intl php-ssh2 php-snmp php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-bcmath php-cli php-curl
Prepare user and database for cBackup¶
You want to use MySQL console to complete this task:
CREATE DATABASE cbackup CHARSET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci; CREATE USER 'cbackup'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'mypassword'; GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO cbackup@localhost; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON cbackup.* TO cbackup@localhost;
Download cbackup DEB and install it¶
wget -O ~/cbackup.deb "http://cbackup.me/latest?package=deb" cd ~ && sudo dpkg -i cbackup.deb
Being prompted for new
cbackup user password, consider adding proper one. It will be used to manage system daemon via SSH.
Restart apache and syslog services¶
sudo systemctl restart apache2 sudo systemctl restart rsyslog
Start cBackup web setup¶
Open up you browser pointing to
http://your.server.name/cbackup/index.php and compele setup process.
Now you can start using your cBackup and proceed with its initial setup
Upgrade and DPKG
At no circumstances dont use
apt to upgrade your cBackup installation. Package managers are not aware of upgrade procedures and will overwrite your installation with fresh version without applying migrations to commit changes to database scheme.