Howto Moregroupware 0.71 (English)

Howto install more.groupware V0.71

Author:  Van hees Michel <>


Release supported: e-smith SME 5.6 & 6.0

License: color=#ff0000>GPL

Last updated:

Saturday, January 31, 2004 08:49 AM


Problem:  You want to install more.groupware on your e-smith/SME

  Follow this HowTo

Resources: PLEASE READ!

STEP 1: Get 4 archive files :

You can download archive from main site of more.groupware

You can download it from HERE

STEP 2: Unpack archive files

tar -xvzf

# tar -xvzf moregroupware-core-0.7.1.tar.gz

# tar -xvzf moregroupware-docs-0.7.1.tar.gz

# tar -xvzf moregroupware-modules-insecure-0.7.1.tar.gz

# tar -xvzf moregroupware-scripts-0.7.1.tar.gz

STEP 3: Move directory and setup permission

mv moregroupware

mv moregroupware /opt/

# chown -R www:www /opt/moregroupware

STEP 4: Create database environnement

Create database

Create user

# mysqladmin -u root create moregroupware

# mysql -u root mysql

mysql> INSERT INTO user (host,user,password,select_priv,insert_priv,update_priv,delete_priv,create_priv,drop_priv,index_priv) VALUES ('localhost','moregw',PASSWORD('password'),'Y','Y','Y','Y','Y','Y','Y');


mysql> \q

Replace password with your password.

STEP 5: Create template for apache

# mkdir -p /etc/e-smith/templates-custom/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf/

# pico /etc/e-smith/templates-custom/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf/98moregroupware

Fill up file with the following code

Alias /moregroup /opt/moregroupware

<Directory /opt/moregroupware>

RequireSSL on

AddType application/x-httpd-php .php .php3 .phtml

Options Indexes +Includes FollowSymLinks

order deny,allow

deny from all

allow from all

php_flag magic_quotes_gpc off

php_flag register_globals off


STEP 6: Expand apache template

# /sbin/e-smith/expand-template /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

# servcie httpd restart

STEP 7: Setting up moregroupware

Open you favorite internet browser.

Open the location https://[hostname]/moregroup/

STEP 8: Follow the setup procedure

Select you langage -> Install

You should have the same screen -> Next

Fill up fields "Database User" with the user you create on step 5, in this example "moregw"

Field "Database password" with the password mentionned on step 5, here it's "password"

"Name of database" have to be completed with the one created on step 5, "moregroupware"

In "Admin password" enter the password you want for admin user

PAY ATTENTION to the fields "URL to more.groupware root", it's completed automatically but forget the "S" of http

Click Next

Sumary of the installation

Click Next

Install completed without error

By clicking "Login" you will arrive to the login page

Login = admin

password = step 8

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