ownCloud is opensource private cloud storage software package that works as straightforward way to serve and store content from its centralized location, Dropbox, iCloud is very similar application which provide this functionality but these are not trustable and users want to secure the data or fetch the data from off the cloud. Now Run your own private cloud storage server and manage the data with sharing with anybody , syncing with mobile and desktop device , documents and notifications etc….
Reason behind to Use ownCloud
ownCloud is open source based free tool that have not any limitations and make changes as you wish.
Data can be share with anybody , who is in your know very well.
Flexible secondary storage to provide data to store.
You can read PDF’s , see videos with live or real time text editor .
Set limits through quota management on external storage.
Support of Accessing of Directory through integration with LDAP / Active
ownCloud maintains files previous versions, so that we can recover from any accidental delete.
Task can be synchronized with calendar .
To Read more about the features of ownCloud [button link=”https://owncloud.org/features/” type=”icon” newwindow=”yes”] FEATURES[/button] [/box]
[box] We need to set up first Software Collections ( SCL ) Repository on our CentOS 7 and SCL for RHEL which is compiliance with RHEL server contract.( Do not use any other third party repository ) Server through below command.
Install MariaDB on server server with yum command. Mariadb group install mariadb-server, mariadb-bench, mariadb-test.
# yum groupinstall mariadb mariadb-client
# systemctl start mariadb ( Start the MariaDB Server )
# systemctl enable mariadb ( Enable for Boot Time )
Verify of the status of service.
# systemctl status mariadb
Configure the MariaDB Server to improve security. Run below command and read carefully and follow its instructions.
mysql -u root -p Enter password: MariaDB[(none)]>CREATE DATABASE privatecloudDB; MariaDB[(none)]>GRANT ALL ON privatecloudDB.* to 'privateclouduser'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY '[ENTER_PASSWORD]'; MariaDB[(none)]> FLUSH PRIVILEGES; MariaDB[(none)]> quit[/box]
Install ownCloud 9
Download the latest version of own cloud software from it official web site [button link=”https://owncloud.org/install/” type=”icon” newwindow=”yes”] Download ownCloud[/button]
Currently software is available on zip and bzip2 compressed file and also download its checksum files to Verify the MD5 or SHA256 .
Here we are going to download through bzip2 compression file relatives checksums and check and download through below steps.
After restarting Apache you need to start installation through graphical method through given fqdn.
Now below showing images for installation steps in browser, in first images , here i am giving admin portal username password. which will create for admin login and directory location where data will be stored. you need to set proper permission on that location and in second image you need to set database username database password and database name , which we have created in configuration time.
Thank you Hope you have enjoy the installation instruction.