Install Artica on a OVH vKS server

OVH vKS server is a light server that handle 128Mo memory and 5go on Debian 6 64 bits.
The objective is to install Artica and handle a mail production for this kind of server.
This procedure only supports Debian 6/Ubuntu distributions, only Technical support subscription allows you to have a support for other distributions.

  • remove packages bind9 lwresd

apt-get remove bind9 lwresd --purge

  • download and execute the setup-debian:

wget http://www.artica.fr/download/setup-debian.tgz
tar xf setup-debian.tgz
chmod 0755 setup-debian
./setup-debian --light

To start the installation process, you need to install mandatories packages
,debconf-utils,strace,mtools,re2c,debconf-utils,sudo,curl,lm-sensors,bison,libc6-dev,iptables-dev,libssl-dev,libpcap0.8-dev,byacc,gcc,make,cmake,build-essential,flex,libsasl2-dev,libcdb-dev,apt-mirror,fuse-utils....

Press [Enter] key to continue or press "c" if you want to skip this task

  • Press enter key

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Install 248 package(s): [Yes]

presse Enter Key and wait installation of mandatories packages

Checking.............: resolv.conf done
Checking.............: system...
Checking.............: AppArmor...
Checking.............: Base system...
Checking.............: /lib/modules/2.6.32-042stab061.2/kernel/fs/autofs4/autofs4.ko no such file !
Checking.............: autofs5 and autofs5-ldap will be skipped
Checking.............: Postfix system...
Checking.............: Cyrus system...
Checking.............: Files Sharing system...
Checking.............: Squid proxy and securities...
Checking.............: NFS System...
Checking.............: PowerDNS System...
Checking Code Debian 6.0.3 Gnu-linux
Checking.............: OpenVPN System...
Checking.............: VZQuota issue on squeeze
Checking.............: KVM compatibility
Checking.............: KVM compatibility [NO]
Artica is ready to be installed...
Do you want to install artica now ? [Y]

  • Type Enter
  • After installing Artica a menu is displayed:

 Artica-postfix modules installation:
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** Be sure to not install Artica on a production server already set !
Artica will transform this system to fit it`s needs that should not encounter
your own parameters. Use a free system before installing it! **
You can access to artica by typing https://yourserver:9000
Use on logon page the username "Manager"  and the password "secret"
You can install others package by executing artica-make
/usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/artica-make --help

Select the modules you want to install:
Install all modules...................................:[A]
Postfix MTA (and securities modules):.................:[1] (66 package(s))
Files Sharing (include Samba and Pure-ftpd):..........:[3] (31 package(s))
Squid Proxy:..........................................:[4] (2 package(s))
NFS System :..........................................:[6] (3 package(s))
PowerDNS System :.....................................:[7] (12 package(s))
OpenVPN System :......................................:[9] (4 package(s))
Virtualization System :...............................: Hardware not compliance
Install/upgrade Artica-postfix:.......................:[5] (1.6.100220)
Restart Artica      :.................................:[R]
Get SuperAdmin Infos:.................................:[I]
Quit the installation program.........................:[Q]

Type the option:

  •  Choose Option 1 and type enter key

Select the modules you want to install:
Install all modules...................................:[A]
Postfix MTA............................................:Installed
Mail server (include postfix and Cyrus-imap):.........:[2] (7 package(s))
Files Sharing (include Samba and Pure-ftpd):..........:[3] (31 package(s))

  •  Choose Option 2 if you want a Mailbox server and type enter key