How to install Artica manually on Debian 8.x

It is important to know that Artica will handle the system after install it.
You did not have to install Artica on an already production server !
This procedure start after installing the Core System using a debian Net-install

dpkg --add-architecture i386

Enable the non-free repository

vi /etc/apt/sources.list


deb jessie main


deb jessie main contrib non-free
apt-get update
apt-get install libhdb9-heimdal libfontconfig1-dev libxau6 libonig2 libhiredis0.10 fail2ban python-yaml python-psycopg2 python-lxml python-dev python python-apt python-ldap python-apt-common python-chardet python-debian python-debianbts python-fpconst python-minimal python-reportbug python-soappy python-support python2.7-minimal kbd libdumbnet1 zerofree libnss3 libjansson4 libpng12-dev libyaml-dev libcrypt-ssleay-perl libnuma-dev saidar dialog tcpdump arp-scan rsync cgroup-bin ipset ipcalc wakeonlan syslinux ntp siege ethtool lm-sensors autofs open-iscsi iscsitarget iscsitarget-dkms smartmontools redis-server libcap2-bin libdb-dev libunix-syslog-perl libsendmail-pmilter-perl libmail-imapclient-perl apache2-utils strace ebtables whois iotop lshw acl socat apache2-suexec apache2.2-common arj bridge-utils build-essential byacc cifs-utils curlftpfs davfs2 discover rsyslog dnsmasq dnsutils flex ftp-proxy g++ gcc htop ifenslave iptables-dev iputils-arping isc-dhcp-client isc-dhcp-server krb5-user krb5-config krb5-kdc mingetty lighttpd locales lsof make monit mysql-client-5.5 mysql-server-5.5 ntpdate openssh-client openssh-server openssl rdate rrdtool sasl2-bin scons slapd sshfs tcsh telnet ucarp unzip zip util-linux-locales vde2 vnstat apt-file hdparm conntrack conntrackd attr quota libnetfilter-conntrack3 netdiscover liblzo2-2 ruby dh-autoreconf libpcap-dev libmagic-dev liblzo2-dev libdbus-1-dev libnetfilter-conntrack-dev less lib32tinfo5 libacl1 libalgorithm-diff-perl libgd-graph-perl libalgorithm-diff-xs-perl libalgorithm-merge-perl libapache2-mod-perl2 libapache2-mod-bw libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap libapt-inst1.5 libapt-pkg-perl libapt-pkg4.12 libasprintf0c2 libattr1 libaudit1 libavahi-client3 libavahi-common-data libavahi-common3 libavahi-core7 libbind9-90 libblkid1 libbsd-resource-perl libbsd0 libbz2-1.0 libbz2-dev libc-bin libc-client2007e libc-dev-bin libc6-dev libc6 libcairo2 libcdio13 libclass-isa-perl libcomerr2 libconfuse-common libcurl3-gnutls libcurl3 libcwidget3 libdaemon0 libdatrie1 libdb5.3 libdbi-perl libdbi1 libdbus-1-3 libdevel-symdump-perl libdevmapper-event1.02.1 libdevmapper1.02.1 libdiscover2 libdns100 libdpkg-perl libdrm-intel1 libdrm-dev libdrm-nouveau2 libdrm-radeon1 libdrm2 libedit2 libencode-locale-perl libept1.4.12 libev4 libevent-2.0-5 libexpat1 libfam0 libffi-dev libffi6 libfile-fcntllock-perl libfile-listing-perl libfont-afm-perl libfreetype6 libgc1c2 libgcc1 libgcrypt20-dev libgcrypt20 libgdbm3 libgeoip1 libgif4 libglib2.0-0 libglib2.0-data libgmp10 libgnutls28-dev libgnutls-openssl27 libgomp1 libgpg-error-dev libgpg-error0 libgpgme11 libgpm2 libgraph-perl libgssapi-krb5-2 libgssglue1 libgssrpc4 libheap-perl libice6 libidn11-dev libidn11 libisc95 libisccc90 libisccfg90 libitm1 libjpeg62-turbo-dev libjpeg62-turbo libk5crypto3 libkadm5clnt-mit9 libkadm5srv-mit9 libkdb5-7 libkeyutils1 libklibc libkmod2 libkrb5support0 libldap-2.4-2 liblocale-gettext-perl liblockfile-bin liblockfile1 libltdl-dev libltdl7 liblwp-mediatypes-perl liblwp-protocol-https-perl liblwres90 liblzma5 libmagic1 libmailtools-perl libmcrypt4 libmount1 libmpc3 libmpfr4 libmysqlclient18 libncurses5 libncursesw5 libneon27-gnutls libnet-daemon-perl libnet-http-perl libnet-ssleay-perl libnetfilter-queue-dev libnetfilter-queue1 libnet1 libnewt0.52 libnfnetlink0 libnfsidmap2 libnids1.21 libntlm0 libodbc1 libp11-kit-dev libp11-kit0 libpam-modules-bin libpam-runtime libpam-winbind libpam0g libpango1.0-0 libpci3 libpciaccess0 libpcre3 libpipeline1 libpixman-1-0 libpng12-0 libpopt0 libpq5 libprocps3 libpth20 libpython2.7 libqdbm14 libquadmath0 libreadline-dev libreadline5 libreadline6-dev libreadline6 librrd4 librtmp-dev librtmp1 libruby2.1 libruby libsasl2-2 libselinux1 libsemanage-common libsemanage1 libsepol1-dev libsepol1 libsigc++-2.0-0c2a libslang2 libslp1 libsm6 libsocket-perl libsqlite3-0 libss2 libssh2-1-dev libssh2-1 libssl-doc libssl1.0.0 libstdc++-4.9-dev libstdc++6 libsysfs2 libtasn1-6-dev libtasn1-6 libtdb1 libthai-data libthai0 libtimedate-perl libtinfo-dev libtinfo5 libtirpc1 libtokyocabinet9 libudev1 liburi-perl libusb-0.1-4 libusb-1.0-0 libustr-1.0-1 libuuid1 libv4lconvert0 libvde0 libvdeplug2 libverto-libev1 libverto1 libwbclient0 libwrap0 libwww-perl libwww-robotrules-perl libx11-6 libx11-data libxapian22 libxaw7 libxcb-render0 libxcb-shm0 libxcb1 libxcomposite1 libxdamage1 libxdmcp6 libxext6 libxfixes3 libxfont1 libxft2 libxkbfile1 libxml2-dev libxml2 libxmu6 libxmuu1 libxpm4 libxrandr2 libxrender1 libxslt1.1 libxt6 libyaml-0-2 lib32gcc1 lib32ncurses5 lib32stdc++6 lib32z1 libaio1 libapr1 libattr1-dev libauthen-sasl-perl libc6-i386 libcap2 libcdio-dev libconfuse0 libcrypt-openssl-random-perl libcups2 libcurl4-openssl-dev libdbd-mysql-perl libfuse-dev libfuse2 libgeo-ip-perl libgeoip-dev libgsasl7 libiodbc2 libkrb5-3 libkrb5-dev libldap2-dev liblua5.1-0-dev liblualib50-dev libmcrypt-dev libmhash2 libmysqlclient-dev libnss-ldap libnss-mdns libpam-krb5 libpam-ldap libpam-modules libpam0g-dev libpcrecpp0 libperl-dev librrdp-perl libsasl2-modules libsasl2-modules-gssapi-mit libsasl2-modules-ldap libselinux1-dev libssl-dev libtevent0 libtalloc2 libusb-dev libv4l-0 libwrap0-dev libxslt1-dev libgsasl7-dev libblkid-dev libcap-dev libtevent-dev httrack vlan libpcre3-dev wget udev usbutils transmission-daemon calamaris sysvinit-core sysvinit-utils snmp-mibs-downloader libsnmp30
  • The debian installer will ask you some question about how to enable services like LDAP/MySQL.
    Just type Enter and let default settings, Artica will reconfigure services itself.


  • Remove services :
update-rc.d -f apache2 remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/apache2
update-rc.d -f autofs remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/autofs 
update-rc.d -f conntrackd remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/conntrackd 
update-rc.d -f exim4 remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/exim4 
update-rc.d -f ftp-proxy remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/ftp-proxy
update-rc.d -f isc-dhcp-server remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/isc-dhcp-server
update-rc.d -f iscsitarget remove && rm -f /etc/init.d/iscsitarget
update-rc.d -f nmbd && rm -f /etc/init.d/nmbd
update-rc.d -f nscd && rm -f /etc/init.d/nscd 
update-rc.d -f open-iscsi && rm -f /etc/init.d/open-iscsi
update-rc.d -f redis-server && rm -f /etc/init.d/redis-server
update-rc.d -f rsync && rm -f /etc/init.d/rsync 
update-rc.d -f samba && rm -f /etc/init.d/samba 
update-rc.d -f samba-ad-dc && rm -f /etc/init.d/samba-ad-dc
update-rc.d -f saslauthd && rm -f /etc/init.d/saslauthd 
update-rc.d -f smartmontools && rm -f /etc/init.d/smartmontools 
update-rc.d -f smbd && rm -f /etc/init.d/smbd 
update-rc.d -f transmission-daemon && rm -f /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon
update-rc.d -f vnstat && rm -f /etc/init.d/vnstat 
update-rc.d -f winbind && rm -f /etc/init.d/winbind 
update-rc.d -f lm-sensors remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/lm-sensors
update-rc.d -f dnsmasq remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/dnsmasq
update-rc.d -f krb5-kdc remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/krb5-kdc
update-rc.d -f ebtables remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/ebtables
update-rc.d -f minissdpd remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/minissdpd
update-rc.d -f avahi-daemon remove ; rm -f /etc/init.d/avahi-daemon
  • Reboot your server
  • Go to the Artica Web site in order to retreive the correct Artica package:
tar xf artica-3.02.022217.tgz -C /usr/share/
  • Get the proxy package for Debian 8.0
tar xf squid32-x64-debian8-3.5.24.tar.gz -C /
tar xf postgres-debian7-64-9.6.0.tar.gz -C /
  • Get the HTTP packages including nginx and php7
tar xf ArticaWebConsole.tar.gz -C /
tar xf php-x64-debian8-7.1.0.tar.gz -C /
rm /usr/bin/php5
ln -s /usr/bin/php /usr/bin/php5
  • Install Artica on the system.
mkdir -p /etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/FROM_ISO
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/SquidTemplateSimple
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/IsPortsConverted
echo 0 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnablePHPFPM
echo 0 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnableArticaFrontEndToNGninx
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnableArticaInNGINX
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnableArticaFrontEndToApache
echo 0 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnableNginx
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/UpgradeTov10
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/SQUID_APPLIANCE
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/ProxyUseArticaDB
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/StatsPerfsSquidAnswered
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/CacheManagement2
echo 1 >/etc/artica-postfix/settings/Daemons/EnableOpenLDAP
/usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/artica-install --php-ini
/usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/artica-install --slapdconf
/bin/touch /etc/artica-postfix/artica-as-rebooted
/usr/sbin/groupadd winbindd_priv
/bin/mv /bin/login /bin/login.old
/bin/ln -s /usr/share/artica-postfix/ /bin/login
dpkg-divert --divert /bin/login.old /bin/login
/bin/chmod 777 /bin/login
/bin/chmod 777 /usr/share/artica-postfix/
/bin/rm -f /etc/artica-postfix/FROM_ISO
/bin/touch /etc/artica-postfix/FROM_ISO
/bin/rm -f /etc/artica-postfix/ARTICA_ISO2.lock
/bin/rm -f /etc/cron.d/artica-boot-first
/usr/bin/nohup /usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/artica-install --perl-addons-repos
/usr/bin/nohup /usr/share/artica-postfix/bin/artica-install -awstats-reconfigure
/usr/bin/nohup /bin/chown -R www-data:www-data /usr/share/artica-postfix
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.initslapd.php
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.lighttpd.php --nginx-build
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.postgres.php --install
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.squid-db.php --init
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.initslapd.php --artica-web
php /usr/share/artica-postfix/exec.initslapd.php --postgres
/etc/init.d/artica-webconsole restart
/etc/init.d/artica-framework restart
/etc/init.d/artica-postgres restart

  • reboot your server
  • connect to https://yourserver:9000

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