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1# This document is a how-to for installing a Fedora server.
3set -e -x
5[ -e /scripts-boot-count ] || echo 0 > /scripts-boot-count
9boot=${1:$(cat /scripts-boot-count)}
13doreboot() {
14    echo $(( $boot + 1 )) > /scripts-boot-count;
15    shutdown -r now "Rebooting for step $(cat /scripts-boot-count)"
18YUM() {
19    NSS_NONLOCAL_IGNORE=1 yum "$@"
22# Helper files for the install are located in server/fedora/config.
24# Start with a normal install of Fedora.
26if [ $boot = 0 ]; then
27# When the initial configuration screen comes up, under "Firewall
28# configuration", disable the firewall, and under "System services", leave
29# enabled (as of Fedora 9) acpid, anacron, atd, cpuspeed, crond,
30# firstboot, fuse, haldaemon, ip6tables, iptables, irqbalance,
31# kerneloops, mdmonitor, messagebus, microcode_ctl, netfs, network, nscd, ntpd,
32# sshd, udev-post, and nothing else.
33    echo "--disabled" > /etc/sysconfig/system-config-firewall
34    for i in NetworkManager avahi-daemon bluetooth cups isdn nfslock pcscd restorecond rpcbind rpcgssd rpcidmapd sendmail; do
35        chkconfig "$i" off
36    done
38# Edit /etc/selinux/config so it has SELINUX=disabled and reboot.
39    sed -i 's/^SELINUX=.*/SELINUX=disabled/' /etc/selinux/config
40    doreboot
43if [ $boot = 1 ]; then
44# Create a scripts-build user account, and set up rpm to build in
45# $HOME by doing a
46# cp config/home/scripts-build/.rpmmacros /home/scripts-build/
47# (If you just use the default setup, it will generate packages
48# in /usr/src/redhat.)
49    adduser scripts-build
51# Check out the svn repository. Configure svn not to cache
52# credentials.
54    YUM install -y subversion
56    cd /srv
57    svn co svn://$source_server/$branch repository
59    sed -i 's/^(# *)*store-passwords.*/store-passwords = no/' /root/.subversion/config
60    sed -i 's/^(# *)*store-auth-creds.*/store-auth-creds = no/' /root/.subversion/config
62    chown -R scripts-build /srv/repository
64# cd to server/fedora in the svn repository.
65    cd /srv/repository/server/fedora
67# Run "make install-deps" to install various prereqs.  Nonstandard
68# deps are in /mit/scripts/rpm.
69    YUM install -y make
70    make install-deps
72# Install bind
73    YUM install -y bind
75# Check out the scripts /etc configuration
76    cd /root
77    svn co svn://$branch/server/fedora/config/etc etc
78    # backslash to make us not use the alias
79    \cp -a etc /
81# NOTE: You will have just lost DNS resolution and the abilit
82# to do password SSH in
84    service named start
85    chkconfig named on
87# XXX: This sometimes doesn't exist, but it really sucks if it
88# does exist. So check for it.
89# yum remove nss_ldap, because nss-ldapd conflicts with it
91# In the case of the Kerberos libraries, you'll be told that
92# there are conflicting files with the 64-bit versions of the packages,
93# which we scriptsify.  You'll have to use --force to install those
94# rpms despite the conflicts.  After doing that, you may want to
95# install the corresponding 64-bit scriptsified versions again, just
96# to be safe in case the 32-bit versions overwrite files that differ.
97# When you try this, it will complain that you already have the same
98# version installed; again, you'll need to use --force to do it anyway.
100# We need yumdownloader to force some RPMs
101    # XXX: This might be wrong. Sanity check what packages ou
102    # have when done
103    YUM install -y yum-utils
104    yumdownloader krb5-libs
105    # XXX: These version numbers are hardcoded, need some cli-fu to generalize
106    rpm -i krb5-libs-1.6.3-20.fc11.i586.rpm
107    rpm -U --force krb5-libs-1.6.3-20.fc11.scripts.1138.x86_64.rpm
109# env NSS_NONLOCAL_IGNORE=1 yum install scripts-base
110    YUM install -y scripts-base
112# Install mit-zephyr
113    YUM install -y mit-zephyr
115# Remember to set NSS_NONLOCAL_IGNORE=1 anytime you're setting up
116# anything, e.g. using yum. Otherwise useradd will query LDAP in a stupid way
117# that makes it hang forever. (This is why we're using YUM, not yum)
119# Reload the iptables config to take down the restrictive firewall
120    service iptables restart
122# Copy over root's dotfiles from one of the other machines.
123# Perhaps a useful change is to remove the default aliases
125# Replace rsyslog with syslog-ng by doing:
126    rpm -e --nodeps rsyslog
127    YUM install -y syslog-ng
129# Install various dependencies of the scripts system, including
130# glibc-devel.i586 (ezyang: already installed for me),
131# python-twisted-core (ditto), mod_fcgid, nrpe, nagios-plugins-all.
132    YUM install -y mod_fcgid
133    YUM install -y nrpe
134    YUM install -y nagios-plugins-all
136# Disable NetworkManager with chkconfig NetworkManager off. Configure
137# networking on the front end and back end, and the routing table to send
138# traffic over the back end. Make sure that chkconfig reports "network" on, so
139# that the network will still be configured at next boot.
140# ezyang: For me, NetworkManager was not installed at this point, and
141# we had already done the basic config for networking front end and
142# back end (because I wanted ssh access, and not just conserver access)
144# Fix the openafs /usr/vice/etc <-> /etc/openafs mapping by changing
145#  /usr/vice/etc/cacheinfo to contain:
146#       /afs:/usr/vice/cache:10000000
147# Also fix ThisCell to contain in both directories
148    echo "/afs:/usr/vice/cache:10000000" > /usr/vice/etc/cacheinfo
149    # ezyang: ThisCell on b-k and c-w don't have anything special
150    # written here
152# Figure out why Zephyr isn't working. Most recently, it was because there
153# was a 64-bit RPM installed; remove it and install Joe's 32-bit one
154    YUM erase -y mit-zephyr
155    # mit-zephyr has a spurious dependency on mit-krb-config
156    yumdownloader mit-zephyr.i386
157    # if deps change, this breaks
158    YUM install -y libXaw.i586 libXext.i586 libXmu.i586 ncurses-libs.i586 readline.i58
159    rpm -i --nodeps mit-zephyr-2.1-6-linux.i386.rpm
161# Install the athena-base, athena-lprng, and athena-lprng-misc RPMs
162# from the Athena 9 build (these are present in our yum repo).  Note
163# that you will have to use --nodeps for at least one of the lprng
164# ones because it thinks it needs the Athena hesiod RPM.  It doesn't
165# really.  Before doing this, run it without --nodeps and arrange to
166# install the rest of the things it really does depend on.  This will
167# include a bunch of 32-bit rpms; go ahead and install the .i586 versions
168# of them.
169    YUM install -y athena-base
170    YUM install -y athena-lprng
171    yumdownloader athena-lprng-misc
172    # ezyang: I couldn't find any deps for this that existed in the repos
173    # You might get a "find: `/usr/athena/info': No such file or directory"
174    # error; this is fine
175    rpm -i --nodeps athena-lprng-misc-9.4-0.i386.rpm
177# Install the full list of RPMs that users expect to be on the
178# servers.
180# ezyang: Running the below I got file conflicts. To fix (since I had
181# botched steps above), I manually compared package lists and installed
182# them.  If you've done the krb5 setup originally correctly, then
183# write down what you had to do here.
184    yumdownloader krb5-devel
185    rpm -i --force krb5-devel-1.6.3-20.fc11.i586.rpm
186    rpm -U --force krb5-devel-1.6.3-20.fc11.scripts.1138.x86_64.rpm
187    yumdownloader krb5-server
188    rpm -i --force krb5-server-1.6.3-20.fc11.scripts.1138.x86_64.rpm
191# on another server, run:
192rpm -qa --queryformat "%{Name}.%{Arch}\n" | sort > packages.txt
193# arrange for packages.txt to be passed to the server, then run:
194    # notice that yum is not capitalized
195    # Also notice skip-broken
196    NSS_NONLOCAL_IGNORE=1 cat packages.txt | xargs yum install -y --skip-broken
198# Check which packages are installed on your new server that are not
199# in the snapshot, and remove ones that aren't needed for some reason
200# on the new machine.  Otherwise, aside from bloat, you may end up
201# with undesirable things for security, like sendmail.
202    rpm -qa --queryformat "%{Name}.%{Arch}\n" | sort > newpackages.txt
203    diff -u packages.txt newpackages.txt  | less
204    # if all went well, you'll probably see multiple kernel versions
205    # as the only diff
206    # ezyang: I got exim installed as another package
208# Install the full list of perl modules that users expect to be on the
209# servers.
210# - export PERL_MM_USE_DEFAULT=1
211# - Run 'cpan', accept the default configuration, and do 'o conf
212#   prerequisites_policy follow'.
213# - Parse the output of perldoc -u perllocal | grep head2 on an existing
214#   server, and "notest install" them from the cpan prompt.
215# TO DO THIS:
216# On another server, run:
217# perldoc -u perllocal | grep head2 | cut -f 3 -d '<' | cut -f 1 -d '|' | sort -u | perl -ne 'chomp; print "notest install $_\n" if system("rpm -q --whatprovides \"perl($_)\" >/dev/null 2>/dev/null")' > /mit/scripts/config/perl-packages.txt
218# Then on the server you're installing,
219#    cat perl-packages.txt | perl -MCPAN -e shell
221# Install the Python eggs and Ruby gems and PEAR/PECL doohickeys that are on
222# the other servers and do not have RPMs.
223# - Look at /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages and
224#           /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages for Python eggs and modules.
225#   First use 'yum search' to see if the relevant package is now available
226#   as an RPM, and install that if it is.  If not, then use easy_install.
227# - Look at `gem list` for Ruby gems.
228#   Again, use 'yum search' and prefer RPMs, but failing that, 'gem install'.
229# - Look at `pear list` for Pear fruits (or whatever they're called).
230#   Yet again, 'yum search' for RPMs before resorting to 'pear install'.  Note
231#   that for things in the beta repo, you'll need 'pear install package-beta'.
232# - Look at `pecl list` for PECL things.  'yum search', and if you must,
233#   'pecl install' needed items.
235# echo 'import site, os.path; site.addsitedir(os.path.expanduser("~/lib/python2.6/site-packages"))' > /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/00scripts-home.pth
237# Build and install the scripts php module that enhances error logging info
238# XXX This thing really ought to be packaged
239# cp -r /srv/repository/server/common/oursrc/php_scripts /root
240# cd /root/php_scripts
241# ./
242# cp test/modules/ /usr/lib64/php/modules
244# Install the credentials.  There are a lot of things to remember here:
245#   o You probably installed the machine keytab long ago
246#   o Use ktutil to combine the host/ and
247#     host/ keys with host/ in
248#     the keytab.  Do not use 'k5srvutil change' on the combined keytab
249#     or you'll break the other servers.
250#   o The daemon.scripts keytab
251#   o The SSL cert private key
252#   o The LDAP password for the signup process
253#   o The SQL password for the signup process
254#   o The LDAP keytab for this server, which will be used later
255#   o Replace the ssh host keys with the ones common to all scripts servers
256#   o You'll install an LDAP certificate signed by the scripts CA later
257#   o Make sure root's .k5login is correct
258#   o Make sure logview's .k5login is correct
260# If you are setting up a test server, pay attention to
261# /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts and do not bind scripts' IP address.
262# You will also need to modify /etc/ldap.conf, /etc/nss-ldapd.conf,
263# /etc/openldap/ldap.conf, and /etc/httpd/conf.d/vhost_ldap.conf to
264# use instead of localhost.
266# Install fedora-ds-base and set up replication (see ./HOWTO-SETUP-LDAP
267#   and ./fedora-ds-enable-ssl-and-kerberos.diff).
269# Make the services dirsrv, nslcd, nscd, postfix, and httpd start at
270# boot. Run chkconfig to make sure the set of services to be run is
271# correct.
273# cd /etc/postfix; postmap virtual
274# Otherwise postfix will appear to work, but actually not deliver mail
276# Run fmtutil-sys --all, which does something that makes TeX work.
278# Ensure that PHP isn't broken:
279# # mkdir /tmp/sessions
280# # chmod 01777 /tmp/sessions
282# Ensure that fcgid isn't broken:
283chmod 755 /var/run/httpd
284chmod 755 /var/run/httpd/mod_fcgid
286# Reboot the machine to restore a consistent state, in case you
287# changed anything.
289# (Optional) Beat your head against a wall.
291# Possibly perform other steps that I've neglected to put in this
292# document.
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