5.6 Mono

iFolder requires the Mono framework for Linux. Mono is a development platform for running and developing modern applications. Based on the ECMA/ISO Standards, Mono can run existing programs that target the .NET or Java frameworks. The Mono Project is an open source effort led by Novell and is the foundation for many new applications. For information about Mono, see the Mono Project Web site.

The required version of Mono is included in the .iso files. Mono is installed automatically as a dependency of iFolder during the install of the iFolder enterprise server or the Web Access server.

The iFolder client for Macintosh requires Mono Linux and Macintosh users must install both iFolder and Mono packages. For information, see Getting Started in the Novell iFolder 3.9.2 Cross-Platform User Guide.

iFolder 3.9 supports mono-addon version 2.6.7 which is included in its install software. This package is explicitly bundled, installed, and used only by iFolder. Any updates to this package will only be available from OES patch channel. You cannot configure iFolder with any other version of mono installed on your system.

NOTE:When the iFolder server is running, you must not delete the /tmp folder because mod_mono stores some files in the /tmp folder. If you delete this folder, the iFolder server will become unusable. As a workaround, you must do the following:

  1. Stop apache.

    /etc/init.d/apache2 stop

  2. Stop the iFolder mono process.

    pkill mono

  3. Start apache

    /etc/init.d/apache2 start