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Re: installed ledgersmb-1.3.23-1 on debian-6.0.6, access denied
- Subject: Re: installed ledgersmb-1.3.23-1 on debian-6.0.6, access denied
- From: ario <..hidden..>
- Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2012 08:59:32 +0000
As the VM running LedgerSMB is headless, there's no browser installed.
The browser I use is on the VM's host, so 127.0.0.1 would refer to the
host itself, not the VM.
With 'ledger-smb root directory, do you mean
I get 'forbidden' on both
as well as on
Actually I consider this a bug of the ledgersmb-1.3.23-1 package, as I
have followed all its instructions as far as I can tell.
On Fri, 2012-11-02 at 09:34 +0100, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> Hi ario,
> Did you try to go to http://192.168.122.95/ledgersmb/login.pl or
> http://127.0.0.1/ledgersmb/login.pl ?
> On my machine (different installation procedure though) I get a
> forbidden for the ledger-smb root directory as well.
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 9:16 AM, ario <..hidden..>
> I'm in the process of upgrading to ledgersmb 1.3 from 1.2.21
> and for
> that purpose I (did) set up a brand new VM with debian 6.0.6
> installed as a headless server.
> The VM is running in an x86_64 kvm (on a Fedora 17 running AMD
> 64 bit
> machine) and setup from a netinstall.iso image as a basic-only
> So there's no server, no graphics UI etc.
> On top of this totally clean system, I (only) installed
> ledgersmb-1.3.23-1 using apt-get, but am not able to access
> ledgersmb page from my browser.
> The apache2 server itself works ("It Works!", it says in the
> but browsing to ledgersmb/login.pl and/or ledgersmb/setup.pl
> gives me a
> 'Forbidden' message.
> I listed the whole procedure that I followed below (I think
> basically the default one), and would be very pleased with any
> help on
> this one that can get me further.
> After installing the basic debian 6.0.6 (squeeze) system from
> netinstall.iso, the VM was rebooted and the following
> procedure was
> 1. Edit apt-get's sources.list to add sid main:
> # nano /etc/apt/sources.list
> deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian sid main
> was added as suggested on
> 2. Then I run
> # apt-get update
> # apt-get upgrade
> # apt-get dist-upgrade
> (just to be sure :)
> # apt-get install ledgersmb
> 3. Then, for configuring ledgersmb, "Automatic" was chosen
> 4. A LedgerSMB database administrative user & password were
> 5. Configure database for ledgersmb with dbconfig-common?: yes
> 6. The password for ledgersmb to register with the database
> server were
> given (ident based authentication has not specifically been
> initiated by
> 7. # service apache2 restart
> was invoked due to a short message passing by, mentioning that
> it would
> be necessary. Didn't read quite fast enough to see wether this
> already automatically done by the script, but considered it
> dangerous if apache were restarted again.
> It "could not reliably establish the domain name" so the
> script chose to
> use 127.0.0.1 instead, which seemed ok to me.
> 8. Then the PostgreSQL application password for ledgersmb was
> given when
> 9. From ifconfig the VM's IP was found (192.168.122.95 in this
> 10. In the (proxy-less) browser on the host where the VM
> resides, the
> apache2 server's was entered ( http://192.168.122.95 )
> resulting in a
> screen, saying that it works, but that no content had been
> added yet.
> 11. Going to http://192.168.122.95/ledgersmb and
> http://192.168.122.95/ledgersmb/setup.pl however, I get:
> You don't have permission to access /ledgersmb/setup.pl on
> this server.
> Apache/2.2.22 (Debian) Server at 192.168.122.95 Port 80"
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