DokuWiki AMI added to the AWS Market Place

AWS MarketPlaceNow you can launch a AWS EC2 instance of your favorite app by a click from the AWS Marketplace.

Webuzo is glad to have DokuWiki AMI in the AWS marketplace thus simplifying the instance launching process and deploying favorite applications easily by a click of a button.

AWS Marketplace is an online store that helps customers find, buy, and immediately start using the software and services that run in the EC2 cloud.

Quick Info
1 ) DokuWiki – Webuzo Application Manager

Webuzo DokuWiki LogoWebuzo DokuWiki Stack is pre-bundled with all the dependencies and requirements like Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc. DokuWiki is a standards compliant, simple to use Wiki, mainly aimed at creating documentation of any kind. It is targeted at developer teams, workgroups and small companies. It has a simple but powerful syntax which makes sure the datafiles remain readable outside the Wiki and eases the creation of structured texts. All data is stored in plain text files, no database is required.

Ready to Launch the DokuWiki AMI ?? AWS Launch

Ioncube Installation in Webuzo

IonCube Loaders is an encryption/decryption utility for PHP applications which also assists in speeding up the pages that are served.

The following tutorial will guide you to install/upgrade ioncube loaders on your Webuzo server.

Getting Started

1) Download and Extract the ioncube loaders as per your Linux version and architecture

2) Locate the php.ini for the current version of PHP.
root@webuzo:~# php -i | grep php.ini
Configuration File (php.ini) Path => /usr/local/apps/php53/etc
Loaded Configuration File => /usr/local/apps/php53/etc/php.ini

3) Upload the ioncube loader to the PHP extensions directory for the php version fetched at Step 2

For PHP 5.3 : /usr/local/apps/php53/ext/

4) Add the following line to the end of php.ini to enable the ioncube extension.
zend_extension=/usr/local/apps/php53/ext/ioncube_loader_lin_5.3.so

Guide : http://webuzo.com/wiki/Edit_PHP_Config

5) Confirm the same !!!
root@webuzo:~# php -v
PHP 5.3.28 (cli) (built: Oct 8 2013 11:44:43)
Copyright (c) 1997-2013 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2013 Zend Technologies
with the ionCube PHP Loader v4.2.2, Copyright (c) 2002-2012, by ionCube Ltd.

That’s it.
Hope that was simple enough.

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

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

Upgrade from Webuzo 2.0.6 to the New Architecture

Here comes a Good News for the Webuzo users still running Webuzo 2.0.6 to enjoy the benefit of installing a wide variety of system applications like Nginx, Lighttpd, Multiple versions of PHP, switch among webservers, CSF Firewall, etc. by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel.

The wait for the Webuzo 2.0.6 users to upgrade to the latest version of Webuzo i.e Webuzo 2.1.0 onwards has now come to an end.

This article will give a quick step-wise procedure to upgrade from Webuzo 2.0.6 to the Webuzo 2.1.0 onwards.

Important Note
1) Running the Upgrade Tool on Webuzo version other than Webuzo 2.0.6 can cause the server to crash.

2) It is strongly recommended that a backup of the entire machine is taken. (VPS Backup, etc)

3) Also, take a backup of configuration changes if any (e.g Apache Conf, PHP Conf, MySQL conf).

4) Webuzo Upgrade Tool cleans up the older AMP(Apache/MySQL/PHP) Stack and sets up the latest Webuzo AMP Stack.

Requirements
1) Current Webuzo Version should be 2.0.6.
If it is lower than Webuzo 2.0.6 , kindly upgrade to the latest version of it’s branch i.e Webuzo 2.0.6

2) Root privileges required.

Getting Started
1) Upload the contents of the Webuzo 2.0.6 upgrade.zip to the server which includes the files upgrade.sh and wupgrade.inc

2) Execute the following commands from the terminal:

chmod 0755 upgrade.sh

./upgrade.sh

The upgrade process will begin immediately. It may seem that the upgrade process has stopped, if your network speed is slow,
but please let it continue.

Note : A log file of the installation process will be created – /root/webuzo-upgrade.log

3) On Success, restart the Webuzo Service as follows to avoid any Startup failures.

service webuzo restart

Additional Steps
If Tomcat (Java) is installed through Webuzo the following guide will assist you to migrate to the latest Apache Tomcat deployment.

Guide : Apache Tomcat Deployment

Verify Upgrade
1) Check for the Service from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Services Menu. Guide

2) It is recommended that the services are restarted either from the Panel itself or from the terminal.

That’s it !!! Enjoy the new Webuzo

Support
Open a Support Ticket with the server details if you face any issue.