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software-addons:softaculous:oscommerce-install [2017/11/09 19:14]
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Karson N.
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 First, log into WHM and make sure osCommerce is one of the scripts being made available to the cPanel users for installation. To do this, log into WHM and go to Plugins -> Softaculous Instant Installs"​. First, log into WHM and make sure osCommerce is one of the scripts being made available to the cPanel users for installation. To do this, log into WHM and go to Plugins -> Softaculous Instant Installs"​.
  
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 Then within the Softaculous frame'​s left sidebar, go to "​Software -> General Scripts"​. Then within the Softaculous frame'​s left sidebar, go to "​Software -> General Scripts"​.
  
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 Then make sure osCommerce is enabled there. To save time later, you can also check the box in the Pre-Download column. Then make sure osCommerce is enabled there. To save time later, you can also check the box in the Pre-Download column.
  
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 After checking that the boxes are checked, scroll back up to the top of the list to click the "​Update Settings"​ button. After checking that the boxes are checked, scroll back up to the top of the list to click the "​Update Settings"​ button.
  
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 You should then see the success message: You should then see the success message:
  
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 ===== Step 2: Create the cPanel account ===== ===== Step 2: Create the cPanel account =====
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 After [[control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​getting-started#​logging_into_cpanel|logging in to the cPanel]], scroll down to section "​Softaculous Apps Installer"​. In the subsection "​Scripts",​ one of the options should be osCommerce. After [[control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​getting-started#​logging_into_cpanel|logging in to the cPanel]], scroll down to section "​Softaculous Apps Installer"​. In the subsection "​Scripts",​ one of the options should be osCommerce.
  
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 Then click the "​Install Now" button. Then click the "​Install Now" button.
  
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 Fill in the information in the form. The first three blanks are for determining the url of the main page of the site. The first dropdown box is to specify if you want to use https or plain http, and whether you want "​www."​ as part of the url or not. The second dropdown box chooses which of the domains or subdomains in the cPanel account to use for the site (in case the cPanel account has more than one). The third box is to type the folder name of the site, in case you don't want it directly under the domain'​s documentroot. Next, you can choose the time you want the cronjob to run. If you are not sure, or if you are unsure of the format to use to specify the time, you can leave the default. The time of the cronjob can be changed later, and if you need assistance doing so, you can [[support:​how-do-i-submit-a-ticket|open a Support Ticket]]. After the space for the cronjob'​s time, you can also name the new website. Fill in the information in the form. The first three blanks are for determining the url of the main page of the site. The first dropdown box is to specify if you want to use https or plain http, and whether you want "​www."​ as part of the url or not. The second dropdown box chooses which of the domains or subdomains in the cPanel account to use for the site (in case the cPanel account has more than one). The third box is to type the folder name of the site, in case you don't want it directly under the domain'​s documentroot. Next, you can choose the time you want the cronjob to run. If you are not sure, or if you are unsure of the format to use to specify the time, you can leave the default. The time of the cronjob can be changed later, and if you need assistance doing so, you can [[support:​how-do-i-submit-a-ticket|open a Support Ticket]]. After the space for the cronjob'​s time, you can also name the new website.
  
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 You will also need to specify the username and password you would like to use for the administrative account in the new osCommerce site. Be very sure to choose a strong [[security:​misc:​how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|password]]! This is also where you can specify contact email address of the site administrator. There is also an expandable list of Advanced Options. You will also need to specify the username and password you would like to use for the administrative account in the new osCommerce site. Be very sure to choose a strong [[security:​misc:​how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|password]]! This is also where you can specify contact email address of the site administrator. There is also an expandable list of Advanced Options.
  
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 Within the Advanced section, you can choose the Database Name and/or Table Prefix, if desired. If WHM has "​Require a username prefix on names of new databases and database users" enabled in "Tweak Settings",​ Softaculous will make sure the name of the database includes the required prefix.((In this case, the database name would be required to start with the first eight letters of the cPanel username, followed by an underscore. Softaculous will prepend this for you.)) It is **not** recommended to check the box for "​Disable Update Notifications"​. These notifications are very useful to let you know when the site needs updated. It is //​extremely//​ important that whenever updates are available that they be applied as quickly as possible, in case there are important security patches included in the newer versions. If needed, you can also enable softaculous-level backups of the site, but it is recommended instead to use the automatic backups builtin to [[general:​disk-space-management#​backups|WHM]]. If you do enable the Softaculous-level backups, be sure to enable the backup //​rotation//​ for a finite number of retained backups. Do not choose unlimited here! Once you have chosen the desired settings, click the Install button at the bottom of the page. If desired, you can first enter your email address in the box below the button, to have Softaculous email you details about the installation. Within the Advanced section, you can choose the Database Name and/or Table Prefix, if desired. If WHM has "​Require a username prefix on names of new databases and database users" enabled in "Tweak Settings",​ Softaculous will make sure the name of the database includes the required prefix.((In this case, the database name would be required to start with the first eight letters of the cPanel username, followed by an underscore. Softaculous will prepend this for you.)) It is **not** recommended to check the box for "​Disable Update Notifications"​. These notifications are very useful to let you know when the site needs updated. It is //​extremely//​ important that whenever updates are available that they be applied as quickly as possible, in case there are important security patches included in the newer versions. If needed, you can also enable softaculous-level backups of the site, but it is recommended instead to use the automatic backups builtin to [[general:​disk-space-management#​backups|WHM]]. If you do enable the Softaculous-level backups, be sure to enable the backup //​rotation//​ for a finite number of retained backups. Do not choose unlimited here! Once you have chosen the desired settings, click the Install button at the bottom of the page. If desired, you can first enter your email address in the box below the button, to have Softaculous email you details about the installation.
  
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 After clicking "​Install",​ there will briefly be a progress bar as Softaculous checks the validity of the information you entered into the form. If it worked, you should soon thereafter see the success page.((Note that you are not required to Tweet about your new osCommerce installation,​ since at this point the site is already installed.)) After clicking "​Install",​ there will briefly be a progress bar as Softaculous checks the validity of the information you entered into the form. If it worked, you should soon thereafter see the success page.((Note that you are not required to Tweet about your new osCommerce installation,​ since at this point the site is already installed.))
  
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 If you choose to have Softaculous send you an email with the installation information,​ it should look something like this: If you choose to have Softaculous send you an email with the installation information,​ it should look something like this:
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 Once the site has been installed, you can then log into the newly-installed site. Once the site has been installed, you can then log into the newly-installed site.
  
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 Once logged in, you can check some of the site-level configuration,​ or check out some of the available tools! Once logged in, you can check some of the site-level configuration,​ or check out some of the available tools!
  
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software-addons/softaculous/oscommerce-install.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/11 15:39 by Karson N.