• first setup symlinks for apache in /data/www/html/HyperNewsDocs/ and /data/www/cgi-bin/HyperNews/
  • create the dir in /data/hnInstallations and untar hn tarball, setup symlink
  • check perl bin path and run "make fix" in .scripts
  • in .scripts, run setup.pl
  • copied hnrc from CMS to ../Admin/ and edit (replacing CMS with the new name)
  • copy hn-XXX-admin@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch, hnmail-XXX and hnlcttest in hnDocs/hnpeople/ from CMS and update pwd accordingly (see hnrc)
  • re-run setup.pl (in .scripts) until no error
  • edit /etc/group and add CERN group for expt, create XXXhypernews group there and add to apache add apache and XXXhypernews to XXXhypernews group
  • edit /etc/passwd and add user XXXhypernews for XXXhypernews group
  • go back to /data/hnInstallations and do chown -R totemhypernews:totemhypernews Totem
  • chmod g+w /data/hnInstallations/XXX/hnDocs

  • create (or copy) the CATEGORIES file in hnDocs, add new fora (hnTest, hnAnnounce, hnFeedback are recommended) following the instructions elsewhere

  • once the mailing list for hnTest is there, try to post something to verify installation

  • edit /data/scripts/updateUsers.py to add new group for automatically updating users

  • in /data/hnInstallations/XXX do:
    • chmod g+w hnDocs
    • find hnDocs -type d -exec chmod g+w {} \;

-- AndreasPfeiffer - 02 May 2006

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