Owncloud is an cloud based storage which was designed especially for privacy & security, How ? We can install in our organization and maintain ourself so, nobody can read ours. Say for example if you stored your content to third party such as (free cloud storage) we don’t know its safe and secure. owncloud allow user’s to sync and share the files like dropbox and google drive. Its a open-source software, you can install and create your own owncloud storage system using owncloud software and manage all your company data in cloud and access anywhere. Its nice user interface and everybody love owncloud. The latest version of ownCloud 9.0 released on March 08, 2016 With Improved Scalability, Federation and Collaboration Tools
1) Prerequisites for owncloud
LAMP should be installed in our server/system before proceeding owncloud installation.
2) Download owncloud archive file
Have a visit on owncloud website before downloading the archive whether its latest one or outdated.
# wget https://download.owncloud.org/community/owncloud-9.0.0.tar.bz2 # tar -xjvf owncloud-9.0.0.tar.bz2 # chown -R USER:USER /var/www/owncloud
3) MySQL/MariaDB Details Setup
For Production environment, i would strongly advise you to go with MySQL/MariaDB. Follow the below steps to create the MariaDB Database with required details such as (DB Name, DB User Name, DB password).
# mysql -u root -p Enter password: Welcome to the MariaDB monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MariaDB connection id is 287 Server version: 5.5.44-MariaDB MariaDB Server Copyright (c) 2000, 2015, Oracle, MariaDB Corporation Ab and others. Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement. MariaDB [(none)]> create database cloud; Query OK, 1 row affected (0.01 sec) MariaDB [(none)]> CREATE USER 'cloud'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'cloud'; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.04 sec) MariaDB [(none)]> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON cloud.* TO 'cloud'@'localhost'; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec) MariaDB [(none)]> FLUSH PRIVILEGES; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec) MariaDB [(none)]> exit Bye
4) Setup Owncoud
Navigate your browser to http://Your-IP/owncloud, Enter the username, password & MariaDB details, then hit Finish Setup button. It will take a while to complete the setup and you will be redirected to admin page.
Close the pop-up window then start play with your owncloud server.
See the below screenshot, we are running latest version of owncloud 9.0.
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