How to Install Alfresco Community Edition on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 and Debian 8

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19 Responses

  1. Med Bohzekri says:

    Hi
    I have an error following the execution of the installation alfresco.

    [root@server ~]#chmod +x alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-linux-x64.bin

    [root@server ~]#./alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-linux-x64.bin
    ./alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-linux-x64.bin: ligne1: Syntax error near the unexpected symbol <>
    ./alfresco-community-5.0.d-installer-linux-x64.bin: ligne1: ”

    thx

  2. Silent J says:

    Has there been a version change in nginx? My nginx.conf file does not look like yours and when I do step 13, I receive a ‘”location” directive is not allowed here in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:35; configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed’ error.

    This is the best guide on the net; any help or updates would be hugely appreciated!

    • Matei Cezar says:

      Post your entire nginx.conf configuration here to see where the problem resides.

      • Silent J says:

        Following is the default nginx.conf file without any edits:

        user www-data;
        worker_processes auto;
        pid /run/nginx.pid;

        events {
        worker_connections 768;
        # multi_accept on;
        }

        http {

        ##
        # Basic Settings
        ##

        sendfile on;
        tcp_nopush on;
        tcp_nodelay on;
        keepalive_timeout 65;
        types_hash_max_size 2048;
        # server_tokens off;

        # server_names_hash_bucket_size 64;
        # server_name_in_redirect off;

        include /etc/nginx/mime.types;
        default_type application/octet-stream;

        ##
        # SSL Settings
        ##

        ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2; # Dropping SSLv3, ref: POODLE
        ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on;

        ##
        # Logging Settings
        ##

        access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log;
        error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log;

        ##
        # Gzip Settings
        ##
        gzip on;
        gzip_disable “msie6”;

        # gzip_vary on;
        # gzip_proxied any;
        # gzip_comp_level 6;
        # gzip_buffers 16 8k;
        # gzip_http_version 1.1;
        # gzip_types text/plain text/css application/json application/javascript text/xml application/xml application/xml+rss text/javascript;

        ##
        # Virtual Host Configs
        ##

        include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf;
        include /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/*;
        }

        #mail {
        # # See sample authentication script at:
        # # http://wiki.nginx.org/ImapAuthenticateWithApachePhpScript
        #
        # # auth_http localhost/auth.php;
        # # pop3_capabilities “TOP” “USER”;
        # # imap_capabilities “IMAP4rev1” “UIDPLUS”;
        #
        # server {
        # listen localhost:110;
        # protocol pop3;
        # proxy on;
        # }
        #
        # server {
        # listen localhost:143;
        # protocol imap;
        # proxy on;
        # }
        #}

        • Matei Cezar says:

          The issue is very simple, if you look closely to your nginx configuration file you will see that it ships with separate virtual hosts configuration files. I suggest you add the proxy block in the specific configuration file from sites-enabled directory.

  3. Khampol says:

    Hi,
    Just want to know after install you can map alfresco as windows drive (smb or cifs) ?
    thx.

  4. Juan Jose MOrales says:

    Hello, nice guide work perfect but i need a little help if you test ms office plugging or libre office to preview document and editing online you know something about that

  5. and says:

    Hi, trying to install Alfresco on CetOS 7: at the end I have error:

    error running /home/y/postgresql/bin/createuser -p 5432 -U postgres

    any Ideas?

  6. napata says:

    typos!!
    firewall-cmd –ad-port=8080/tcp –permanent
    # firewall-cmd –ad-port=8443/tcp –permanent
    # firewall-cmd –ad-port=7070/tcp –permanent
    # firewall-cmd –reload

    should be –add-port and –permanent

  7. Gregory Richardson says:

    Hello Matei, I’m planning to install community on my server and I wanted to know if you had a document version of the instructions I can download.

  8. Bouzeghoub says:

    Dear All,
    Thank you so much.
    Please,do you have best how tô integrate workflow.
    Best Regards.

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