Webuzo System Application: phpMyAdmin 4.8.2 Launched

Hi,

The Webuzo Team has launched phpMyAdmin 4.8.2 the latest version in the release branch.

Please check the change log below:

The urgent vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to exploit a phpMyAdmin feature to show and potentially execute files on the server. PHP open_basedir restrictions mitigate the effect of this flaw. For further details, see the PMASA announcement.

A second flaw was also fixed allowing an attacker to use a specially crafted database name to trick a user in to executing a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack in the Designer feature.

In addition to the security fixes, this release also includes these bug fixes as part of our regular release cycle:

  • WHERE 0 clause causes a fatal error
  • Fix missing “INDEX” icon

Known issues:

  • Unable to log in with MySQL 8.0.11 (bug #14220, see also https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=76243)
  • A few users have reported being unable to log in with a persistent error message “Failed to set session cookie. Maybe you are using HTTP instead of HTTPS”. In some cases, clearing the phpMyAdmin cookies (‘pma*’) resolves the issue.

If you have any questions regarding the upgrade or any issues after upgrade let me know in the comments.

Regards,
The Webuzo Team

Webuzo System Application: MySQL 5.7 (support for Ubuntu)

Hi,

The Webuzo team has launched support for Ubuntu based servers for MySQL 5.7 after the initial release only supported CentOS servers.

Users who have already installed MySQL 5.7 on their CentOS servers might see an update in their End User panel, you can ignore it and not install the update as the changes are only related to Ubuntu and nothing has changed for CentOS based servers.

We are still working on the process for upgrading existing user’s who are using MySQL 5.5 or 5.6 to MySQL 5.7, so stay tuned.

Let me know if you have any questions in the comment section.

Regards,
The Webuzo Team

MySQL 5.7 launched

Hi,

The Webuzo team has launched MySQL 5.7 the latest version in the 5.x series.

You can read about the new features added, deprecated and changed in MySQL 5.7 at the Official Website

Since MySQL 5.7 incorporates number of changes to the Database structure as well as the Password mechanism please consider the following points before installing:

  • Currently, We are not providing upgrades to MySQL 5.7 from any version of MySQL, Percona or MariaDB.
  • Only Fresh installation’s of MySQL 5.7 are allowed, so If you have an existing Database then you may not be able to install MySQL 5.7
  • During the initial launch MySQL 5.7 will be available on Cent OS and gradually support will be rolled out on Ubuntu
  • Since we are installing MySQL 5.7 from the Vendor’s repo itself, MySQL will update itself whenever the OS updates.

For existing user’s using MySQL 5.6 we will provide an upgrade mechanism in a future release, so stay tuned.

Let me know if you have any questions in the comment section.

Regards,
The Webuzo Team

Update Default phpMyAdmin in Webuzo [Manual Process]

Webuzo -Single User Control Panel provides as very simple and easy-to use GUI for managing databases/db users on the server. Webuzo also provides phpMyAdmin for managing the database server.

phpMyAdmin is a free software tool written in PHP, intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. phpMyAdmin supports a wide range of operations on MySQL, MariaDB and Drizzle. Frequently used operations (managing databases, tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permissions, etc) can be performed via the user interface, while you still have the ability to directly execute any SQL statement.

This tutorial guides users to update the default phpMyAdmin accessible from the Webuzo Enduser Panel

Note : Take a backup of your phpMyAdmin configuration : /usr/local/webuzo/enduser/webuzo/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php

Step 1 > Download the latest version of phpMyAdmin [phpMyAdmin-version-number-all-languages.zip]
URL : http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/downloads.php

Note : This guide refers to phpMyAdmin-4.2.10.1-all-languages.zip

*Please change the version while executing the commands accordingly.

Command : wget -O /tmp/phpmyadmin.zip "http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/phpmyadmin/phpMyAdmin/4.2.10.1/phpMyAdmin-4.2.10.1-all-languages.zip?r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.phpmyadmin.net%2Fhome_page%2Fdownloads.php&ts=1414402716&use_mirror=kaz"

Step 2 > UNZIP the contents of /tmp/phpmyadmin.zip to a temporary directory /tmp

Command : unzip -o /tmp/phpmyadmin.zip -d /tmp/

Step 3 > Copy the files to /usr/local/webuzo/enduser/webuzo/phpmyadmin/
Commad : yes | cp -rpf /tmp/phpMyAdmin-4.2.10.1-all-languages/* /usr/local/webuzo/enduser/webuzo/phpmyadmin/

Done !!! Your phpMyAdmin is updated.

Step 4 > Remove the temporary files
Command : rm -rf /tmp/phpMyAdmin-4.2.10.1-all-languages /tmp/phpmyadmin.zip

Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Source : http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/index.php

Run Webuzo using VMPlayer

VMware LogoVMware virtualizes computing, from the data center to the cloud to mobile devices, to help customers be more agile, responsive, and profitable. Run your application just-like on a real server and test well for compatibility issues, development, etc before running them in the production environment.

Webuzo packages the Single User Control Panel with the CentOS operating systems and all of the dependencies required to locally setup a LAMP Stack to deploy a wide range of PHP applications by a click of a button as well install system applications like NGINX, Apache, Lighttpd, Java, Multiple versions of PHP, etc just by a click of a button. The virtualization packages provided by Webuzo a in a Ready-to-use form.

Getting Started
1) Download and Install VMPlayer (Located under Desktop & End-User Computing Category)

VMPlayer Downloads : https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/downloads

2) Download the Webuzo Virtual Appliance Package.
Download the latest version of Webuzo Virtual Applicance from the Downloads Page.
Download Link : http://www.webuzo.com/downloads
Webuzo VM Download

Virtual Machines of over 310+ applications is available for download from the Webuzo Apps Page.
Scripts VM Download : http://www.webuzo.com/apps
Webuzo Apps VM Download

3) Extract the downloaded Webuzo package >> Right Click (Double Click) on the .vmx file
Select “Open with VMPlayer”
Open with VMPlayer

4) Webuzo will start-up the Webuzo CentOS machine.
Open with VMPlayer

5) Follow the provided instructions to access the Webuzo Admin/ Enduser Panel.
Webuzo Congif Details
Default password for the “root” user is “webuzo”.

6) Access the URL provided by the Webuzo console to initially configure Webuzo.
Webuzo Initial Setup

Note : This step will take a while as the dependencies packages are downloaded to configure the machine.

That’s it. You can all set to go @@@

Unable to fetch IP
If you get a message as “Obtaining IP” as in the image below. Here is the fix.
Webuzo Obtaining IP

Log in to the VM (Ctrl+G) using the username “root” and password “webuzo” and execute the following commands:


Root > rm -rf /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules
Root > reboot

Continue to Step 5…

Experience Webuzo Locally and Happy development !!!

For support contact
Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Webuzo – For the Ubuntu Addicts

Webuzo UbuntuFast, secure and stylishly simple, the Ubuntu operating system is used by 20 million people worldwide every day. Managing Domains , FTP Accounts , Databases, DNS Records, MX Records, Email, etc is now simpler on Ubuntu with Webuzo.

You heard it right !!! Webuzo can now be installed and runs as smooth as butter on Ubuntu as well. Ubuntu lovers can now stick around to their distro and deploy Webuzo with ease.

3 Simple Steps to install Webuzo on Ubuntu:

1) wget -N http://files.webuzo.com/install.sh

2) chmod 0755 install.sh

3) ./install.sh

Enjoy the benefit of installing popular scripts like WordPress, Joomla, Magento, PrestaShop, etc. and over 310+ scripts by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel and deploy your site within minutes on your server.

Install / Remove a wide range of System Applications like Apache, Nginx, multiple PHP versions, MySQL, MongoDB,etc by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel which simplifies deployment of system apps to a greater extent from installation to configuration to starting up the services.

Deploy stacks like LAMP, LEMP and LLMP by a click from within the Webuzo Enduser Panel.
Java lovers can install Jetty, Apache Tomcat 6 / 7, TomEE, Virgo, GlassFish and Java Tools like Ant, Groovy, Clojure, Derby, Maven, Jruby, Elasticsearch, etc all by a click of a button.

We are striving to improve the Webuzo Control Panel more and more for the CentOS and Ubuntu lovers alike. Suggestions and Feedback are most welcome.

It’s just made easy for the developers and users taking a step towards simplifying their tasks of deploying thy favorite system applications to the Ubuntu Platform.

Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Quick Walkthrough to Webuzo – Single User Control Panel

Webuzo LogoWEBUZO is Single User Control Panel which is specially designed for the CLOUD. The goal is to provide solution providers with the ability to easily launch, manage, and maintain a number of popular application and development stacks for their customers. Softaculous Webuzo helps you deploy Apps like Zend Framework, WordPress, Drupal, MediaWiki, and Joomla on your server, virtual machine or in the cloud. We have covered a wide array of Categories so that everyone could find the required application one would need to power their business. Webuzo enables you to focus more on using applications rather than maintaining them.

Create your own PaaS
Webuzo can be used to create your own PaaS. We have done that for Amazon AWS and the following is a video
Webuzo PaaS
Webuzo is a great fit for your Virtual Machine offerings. We can help hosting companies to deploy the CloudPanel (the video you saw above) which will help users to simply deploy apps (system and web) by the click of a button.
The unique feature of Webuzo is that, user can configure their Webuzo Servers to act like any server be it a LAMP Server, LEMP Server, Java Server, Python Server, etc.

Manage Cloud Instances
Installing Webuzo is as easy as a piece of cake. Users can deploy various Apps either on your development environment or on your server or in the cloud. WEBUZO allows you to configure domains very easily.
You can deploy Apps across multiple domains you own, by the click of a button. Webuzo packages for development purposes come in a ‘ready-to-cook’ form. i.e simply download the package of your favourite application > unzip it > open it with your favourite virtual application program. Also available is the installer for your servers. Deploying Webuzo on the Amazon Cloud is far more simpler than the others with our Webuzo Cloud Launcher

ALL in ONE
Webuzo stack supplies a self-contained environments with all the requirements that greatly simplify development and testing of modern web applications such as WordPress, Joomla, etc.
A still Webuzo stack is suffecient to manage all of your difficulties deployin PHP, Pearl, Python, Java scripts within minutes. Webuzo is a mixed blend of PHP, Apache, MySQL, Perl, Python, FTP, Apache Tomcat, etc all stuffed into a single package which avoids the hassle of configuring wach of hem invidually.

Application Manager
Webuzo comes with built-in Softaculous auto-installer which reduces the headache of installing scripts manually on your server and many other perks. Webuzo manages teh applications installed on the server with ease and comfort. The user can just sit back and rest while Webuzo takes care of installing the favorite scripts on your server. Webuzo Cloud Launcher allows to manage application over the Amazon Cloud with its simplified GUI. Manage your applications includes installing, backups, restoration, editing installation, upgrades and so on.

Server Manager
Managing your domains, FTP users and so on can be very much tedious at times. Webuzo being multi-functional also works as a Server management tool simplifyng the lives of the webmasters.
Extremently simplified interface with it eloquent design to manage domains, FTP users, Manage DNS records and MXrecords, Cron job, Database managerment with MySQL and MongoDB and a well-versed database wizard. Keep control of your security with CSRs, Private keys, Cerftificates, IP blocking, SSH disablling which add to the peculiar features of Webuzo.

One-Click APP Deployment
Nothing can be simpler than having yourself purchase a Cloud server, grab a server management tool and deploy your favorite application to your server at just a click of a button. Webuzo makes it possible. With our powerfull Webuzo Cloud Launcher you can deploy n number of applications over the AWS Amazon Cloud – reduces headache of purchasing a server. Pre-built Webuzo tempates are ready-to-run applications simply need to be booted and have your Webuzo Server tool up and running in a blink. Phew!! Webuzo has built-in Softaculous which keeps you stress free when it comes to deploying application on your server.

Development Softwares
Developers can highly benefit with the over-exciting tools and services provided in our bundled stack. A complete LAMP stack with Tomcat, Pyton, Perl & MongoDB allows developers to builds their own aplications in a better way. We have integrated Webuzo on the Amazon Cloud Enviornment and developers can have it integrated on your own Cloud servers with ease.
Building code snippets and deploying them on your development as well as production server can be simpler with Webuzo.

Amazon Cloud Environment
AWS Amazon is one of the leading cloud service providers in the market today. Webuzo Cloud Launcher has been integrated into the Amazon EC2 Cloud platform and allows our fellows users to get-set-go with their Server & Application manager tools. You can deploy as many instances on the Amazon Cloud server and pay-as-you-go for the cloud services you consume. Currently we have our AMIs listed on all of the regions of the Amazon Cloud Server. Experience the Cloud here.

Run anywhere instantly
A Webuzo stack is a “ready-to-run” virtual machine that will get-set-go in minutes on any computing environment that supports virtualization. Our bundled stack is available for Free download and compatible with various forms of virtualization like VMware, Parallels, Windows, Xen, VirtualBox and Amazon EC2 Environment. These virtual machine are far benefial to the user in the development as well as production environment without restricting them to explore the service we provide.

Deploy on VPS
VPS owners can heive a sigh of relief. With our simple installer downloaded to your server, a simple command : root > ./install will put back all your stress to setup a LAMP stack and a server tool. You have your server ready in a couple of minutes and you are all ready to serve as many sites you want with in-built Softaculous auto-installer. Grab your self a cup of coffee, you are all done – ‘what can be more simpler’.

SSH and FTP Support
Move files and folders up-and-down your server with your favourite FTP or SSH client of your choice. Webuzo helps you keep control over external SSH access to your server thus enabling/disabling SSH Access. With FTP server installed and configured, Webuzo allows you to create and manage FTP users and restrict access to directories

Manage your Private keys, certificates and CSR
Secure your site with yet another layer of protection with Private keys, CSRs and Certificates. Webuzo gives a higher priority to security and allows you to manage your keys, certificates and CSRs on the fly. Simple, yet intuitive and self explanatory panel to handle your CSR, keys,etc is available.

Block IP & CSF
Keep your site away from spammers and cyber crimes thus securing your presence over the web. Webuzo makes it simple as you go about blocking the IPs which cause nuisance to your site. This in a way is very effective to stay away from Brute force,DDos attacks, etc.
CSF Firewall helps at a greater extent to add a layer of security to your server environment.

Customizations & Integration
Webuzo can also be integrated into your server with Webuzo API. Incase, if you are facing issues you can always contact Webuzo Support and they will help you out in every possible way with your integration. Webuzo Cloud Launcher is a live example of integration into the Amazon AWS Cloud network.

Cost efficiency
Webuzo is a cost-effecient product to provide exciting list of features for server management and a vast range of scripts in its scruipt library at a very minimal cost.
It provides the best of the services and cost effective compared to other such products.

Watch the Demo
Webuzo Admin Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com/
Webuzo Enduser Panel : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser

WordPress + Lighttpd on Webuzo

Lighttpd Web ServerWordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

Lighttpd Web ServerA single WordPress consumes all the memory on a VPS as in and poorly managed Apache Setup. For this reason WordPress can be deployed easily using Lighttpd. With “lighty” the WordPress installation on a VPS works like a charm. Running multiple sites on a single VPS with just 1 GB RAM, what more can you expect from “Lighty”.

Lighttpd does not use a .htaccess file like Apache does, so you can consider writing your own rewrite rules and include them into the Lighttpd configuration and load all the necessary module to suit the requirements for the site. Webuzo Lighttpd Setup is pre-loaded to have WordPress up and running thus fulfilling the basic requirements.

Webuzo Application Manager provides the complete package to setup the LLMP (Linux, Lighttpd, MySQL and PHP ) Stack and WordPress just by a click of a button. The default installation of Webuzo serves Apache as the default Webserver.

Quick guide to have LLMP setup by default.

LLMP can be installed by a click for the Webuzo Enduser Panel as well as explained in the following tutorial.

Webuzo further allows users to switch among webservers (Apache / NGINX / Lighttpd) at any point of time by a click from the Webuzo Enduser Panel

Getting Started
1) Install LLMP from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Apps >> Stacks
Webuzo LLMP Install

2) Confirm whether the services are running from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Services Menu
Webuzo Lighttpd Service

3) If you are unable to find Lighttpd in the services and Apache/NGINX instead, you require to switch to Lighttpd as the webserver.
Guide : http://webuzo.com/wiki/System_Utilities
Webuzo Switch Lighttpd

4) Well !!! Time to install WordPress.
Find WordPress in the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> PHP >> Blogs >> WordPress
Fill in the required details and hit Enter
Webuzo Install WordPress

5) Access the WordPress Admin / Enduser Site

WordPress Admin Site :

Wordpress Admin Site

WordPress Enduser Site :

Wordpress Site

Hope that was simple !!!

Webuzo DEMO : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser/

Note : Users can further configure other modules to improvise the performance of the site.
LIGHTTPD CONF FILE LOCATION : /usr/local/apps/lighttpd/etc/lighttpd.conf

Sources :
http://antesarkkinen.com/blog/wordpress-with-lighttpd-pretty-url-permalinks-and-jetpack/

http://wordpress.org/

Click Install – WordPress + NGINX on Webuzo

While the LAMP stack is very popular (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP) for powering WordPress, a lot of people have started using Nginx in place of Apache. This tutorial aims to help those looking to configure WordPress with Nginx by a click with the Webuzo Application Manager.

Nginx will do little for your WordPress-based website’s performance. WordPress development is intertwined with the Apache world, and as a result, support for Nginx-based setups is limited; but it is growing.

Nginx works perfectly well with a wide variety of applications, and WordPress is certainly one of them. NginX’s configuration language is very powerful and straightforward if one is familiar with it, but often people coming from other servers are not sure how things work in NginX and just copy and paste whatever they see from a blog that seems to fill their needs.

Webuzo Application Manager provides the complete package to setup the LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP ) Stack and WordPress just by a click of a button. The default installation of Webuzo serves Apache as the default Webserver.

Quick guide to have LEMP setup by default.

LEMP can be installed by a click for the Webuzo Enduser Panel as well as explained in the following tutorial.

Webuzo further allows users to switch among webservers at any point of time by a click from the Webuzo Enduser Panel

Getting Started
1) Install LEMP from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Apps >> Stacks
Webuzo LEMP Install

2) Confirm whether the services are running from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Services Menu
Webuzo Nginx Service

3) If you are unable to find NGINX in the services and Apache instead, you require to switch to NGINX as the webserver.
Guide : http://webuzo.com/wiki/System_Utilities
Webuzo Switch Nginx

4) Well !!! Time to install WordPress.
Find WordPress in the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> PHP >> Blogs >> WordPress
Fill in the required details and hit Enter
Webuzo Install WordPress

5) Access the WordPress Admin / Enduser Site

WordPress Admin Site :

Wordpress Admin Site

WordPress Enduser Site :

Wordpress Site

Hope that was easy !!!

Webuzo DEMO : http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser/

Note : Users can further configure Varnish/memcache/apc to improvise the performance of the site.
NGINX CONF FILE LOCATION : /usr/local/apps/nginx/etc/conf.d/common

Sources :
http://wiki.nginx.org/WordPress
http://codex.wordpress.org/Nginx

Deploying WordPress in the Amazon Cloud (AWS EC2)

Webuzo WordPress StackWordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it. WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on hundreds of thousands of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.

Webuzo – an Application Stack which can be used on any Virtual Machine, is a Single User Control Panel which helps users deploy WordPress with it’s required dependencies like Apache, PHP, MySQL, etc) in the Amazon AWS Cloud by a click of a button using the Webuzo Cloud Launcher.

Getting Started

– Login to the Webuzo Cloud Launcher (http://webuzo.softaculous.com/cloud/index.php)
Webuzo Cloud Launcher

– Fill in your AWS Credentials (API Key and Secret Key).
Webuzo AWS Credentials

– Get a Free Trial Virtual Appliance & Cloud License (if you do not have one) from here
Note : Other Webuzo Licenses can also be used.
Webuzo Trial License

– Click on Launch Application and Navigate to WordPress from the Blogs Category on the left. Alternately, use the search box.

– Fill in the details for your instance, e.g Type of Instance, Region for the Server, Webuzo License Key to be used, etc and Click Launch
Webuzo WordPress Navigation

– Sit back and relax. Your instance should be up within minutes
Webuzo WordPress Installation Progress

– Instance is up and running. Time to configure it.
Webuzo WordPress Configuration Options

– Configure your WordPress Application to manage the access to the WordPress Application and the Webuzo Panel.
Webuzo WordPress Configuration

– Voila !!! It’s Done. Access your WordPress Application
Webuzo WordPress Completed

– Access the WordPress Admin Panel
Wordpress Admin Panel

– Access the WordPress User Interface
Wordpress User Interface

Additional Functionality
– Manage your AWS instance from the Home Menu
Manage Webuzo WordPress Instance
– Download the Keypair to be able to SSH to your AWS Instance
Download AWS Keypair

Some Striking Features about WordPress:

1) Full standards compliance
2) Changes you make to your templates or entries are reflected immediately on your site
3) Pages allow you to manage non-blog content easily, so for example you could have a static “About” page that you manage through WordPress.
4) Links allows you to create, maintain, and update any number of blogrolls through your administration interface. This is much faster than calling an external blogroll manager.
5) WordPress comes with a full theme system
6) Cross-blog communication tools : Trackback and Pingback
7) Comments
8) Spam protection
9) Full user registration
10) Password Protected Posts
11) Easy installation and upgrades
12) Easy Importing for Movable Type, Textpattern, Greymatter, Blogger, and b2
13) XML-RPC interface
14) Workflow : You can have types of users that can only post drafts, not publish to the front page.
15) Intelligent text formatting
16) Multiple authors
17) Bookmarklets
28) Ping away : WordPress supports pinging Ping-O-Matic, which means maximum exposure for your blog to search engines.

Some Striking Features about Webuzo :
1) System Apps like PHP, PERL, Python, NGinx, Apache, MySQL, MongDB, Java, etc. which can be installed by the click of a button.
2) Domain Management (Domain Name Server), FTP Management, Database Management
3) Multiple PHP versions, Switching between Apache and NGINX, SSL Certificate Management
4) Email Server – Email accounts of existing domains can be created.

Demo: http://demo.webuzo.com/enduser