6.4 Configuring the iFolder Web Admin Server

After you install the iFolder Web Admin server, you must specify which iFolder enterprise server it supports and the user-friendly URL that users enter in their Web browsers to access it.

IMPORTANT:If you install iFolder with OES, the same parameters described in this procedure are available as an integrated part of the server install.

6.4.1 Configuring Web Admin Console

  1. Log in as the root user, or open a terminal console, enter su, then enter a password to log in as root.

  2. Start YaST to refresh its list of installed configuration modules.

  3. Click Novell iFolder in the window displays with Novell Open Enterprise Server Configuration.

  4. Click Next to start configuring the iFolder Web Admin.

  5. In YaST, select iFolder Web Admin.

  6. Follow the YaST on-screen instructions to proceed through the iFolder 3 Web Admin configuration. The table summarizes the decisions you make.

    Install Settings

    Description

    Web Admin Alias

    The user-friendly path for accessing iFolder services on the specified iFolder 3 enterprise server.

    For example:

    /admin

    iFolder Server URL

    Specify the host or IP address of the iFolder Enterprise Server to be used by the iFolder Web Admin application. This Web Admin application performs all the user-specific iFolder operations on the host that runs the iFolder Enterprise Server.

    Redirect URL for iChain/AccessGateway

    Specify the redirect URL for iChain/AccessGateway that will be used by the iFolder Web Access application. This URL is used for the proper logout of iChain/AccessGateway sessions along with the iFolder session.

    Connect to iFolder server using SSL

    Select the check box to establish a secure connection between the iFolder enterprise server and the iFolder Web Admin application.

    iFolder server port to connect on

    Specify the port for the Web Admin application to connect to the iFolder server. Port 443 is the default. Port 80 is the default value for non-SSL communication.

    Require Server SSL

    Select the check box to establish a secure connection between the Web browser and the iFolder Web Admin application. This enables a secure SSL channel between the two.

    IMPORTANT:If this option is not enabled, you cannot login to Web Admin via iManager.

    After you complete the YaST configuration for Web Admin console, restart Apache server.

  7. When the system prompts you to restart the Apache server, accept the option by clicking Yes.

    Restarting Apache is necessary to use the new settings.

6.4.2 Configuring iFolder Web Admin for iChain or AccessGateway

iFolder is interoperable with iChain and AccessGateway. iChain and AccessGateway requires its own session (user authentication data) logout which is provided by a specified URL. You must configure this URL for the Web Admin console for proper logout of iChain/AccessGateway sessions along with iFolder.

  1. Log in as the root user, or open a terminal console, enter su, then enter a password to log in as root.

  2. Change the directory by typing cd /opt/novell/ifolder3/bin at the command prompt.

  3. Run ifolder-admin-setup.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to proceed through the iFolder 3 Web Admin configuration. The table summarizes the decisions you make.

    Install Settings

    Description

    Web Admin Alias

    The user-friendly path for accessing iFolder services on the specified iFolder 3 enterprise server.

    For example:

    /ifolder

    Require SSL

    Select the check box to establish a secure connection between the Web browser and the iFolder Web Admin application. This enables a secure SSL channel between the two.

    iFolder Server URL

    Specify the host or IP address of the iFolder Enterprise Server to be used by the iFolder Web Admin application. This Web Admin application performs all the user-specific iFolder operations on the host that runs the iFolder Enterprise Server.

    Redirect URL

    Specify the redirect URL for iChain or AccessGateway. This URL is used for the proper logout of iFolder Web Admin console and iChain or AccessGateway sessions.

    Require Server SSL

    Skip this option to apply the default value.

  5. When the system prompts you to restart the Apache server, accept the option by clicking Yes.