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The installation script for new Installations of FileCloud Server is available in version 18.1 and later. 

The script method is fully compatible with Ubuntu/Debian/Centos Servers and has been tested in the following versions:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Centos 7.4
  • Debian 8(Jessie)


As an administrator, you can use  the provided script to automatically install a FileCloud instance regardless of the version (Debian, Fedora, etc).

The script opens a basic interface to step you through the installation or upgrade process.

To navigate the interface, use the following keyboard keys:

KeyAction
Arrow UPscroll through the previous options in a field 
Arrow Downscroll through the next options in a field
 Spacebarmove to the next field
 Tabselects the highlighted option


Install FileCloud on LINUX from a Script


Requirements:

  • The FileCloud instance must be accessible to the external network (Internet)
  • The script commands must be executed with root permissions

If the FileCloud Instance doesn't have access to Internet, please contact our support team for assistance.


wget http://patch.codelathe.com/tonidocloud/live/installer/filecloud-liu.sh && bash filecloud-liu.sh
Step 1. To get the installation script and run it, type the command shown in the first column.

Step 2. On the Installer and Upgrade  screen, to start the process and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you are having problems, to click Cancel, use the spacebar to highlight Cancel, and then press the Tab key.

Step 3. On the Welcome  screen, to click OK, press the Tab key.

(lightbulb)To review the policies you are agreeing to:

The terms of service can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/tos/

The privacy policy can be found here: https://www.getfilecloud.com/privacy/


 

 Step 4. After the installation is set up, on the Installer screen, to start the installation and select Proceed, press Tab.

(lightbulb) If you are having problems, to click Cancel, use the spacebar to highlight Cancel, and then press the Tab key.

 

 Step 5. On the Configure Additional Installations screen, Solr and Preview are selected by default, as indicated by an asterisk. 

a. To keep all of the defaults, use the spacebar to highlight OK, and then press the Tab key.

b. To choose not to install an option, use the spacebar to highlight Solr or Preview, and then use the UP or DOWN arrow key to clear the asterisk from the option. When the option is set the way you want, press the Tab key.

c. When you have specified which options you want to install, use the spacebar to highlight OK, and then press the Tab key.

light-on (on) Notes

For setting options:

=  Yes, I want to install this option

 =  No, I do NOT want to install this option

What is Solr?

Solr is an open source enterprise search platform. It provides users with the following features:

  • Content search for file types such as txt, pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx
  • Regex support for file/folder name searches

What is Preview?

Document Preview allows a user to view the supported file types directly in the User Portal via a web browser.

This feature uses LibreOffice to do the document conversion.


 

 Step 6. All selected options will be installed.

 

 Step 7. FileCloud will finish installing.

(lightbulb) When installation is complete, you can use filecloudcp (FileCloud Control Panel) to install any options you chose not to install originally.

Use filecloudcp

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