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Admin Panel 2

Admin Panel Guide Note: This has been updated to reflect Uniform Server series 4 and higher.

With UniServer running, you can access apanel at any time by typing http://localhost/apanel/ into your browser address bar.

The following table describes apanel's main menu links. Most links are self-explanatory, however where appropriate I have provided additional information (follow the links). External links are off-site links and correspond to apanel's information links.

Section Link Action
Information Home Click this link to view apanel's home page. Please read this page first.
Server Security Displays Security Center page, showing information for the current security settings
phpinfo() Runs the standard phpinfo() function, displays PHP installation and configuration information.
Perl Environment Displays the Perl CGI Environment.
Apache Status Displays Apache server status.
Apache Info Displays Apache Server Information listing all installed modules and their current configuration.
Version Check Connects to the Internet and checks for a newer version. If it fails several error messages are displayed
Server Control Shutdown Server Calls a confirmation page requiring you to click a link before shutting down both Apache and MySQL servers.
Restart Services Calls a confirmation page requiring you to click a link before restarting either Apache or MySQL server.
Run MySQL Runs the server after a short time you will see a conformation 'MySQL server started.' Note: If challenged by your firewall allow access otherwise you will need to manually set-up your firewall.

If the server is already running you will receive the following message "MySQL server already running." It’s a conformation message indicating that a second instance of the server has been prevented from running and causing serious contention and problems.

Stop MySQL Stops the server and displays a confirmation message "MySQL server stopped"
If the server is already stopped will receive the following message ""MySQL server was not running."
Configurations Apache Configuration Allows you to change default Apache settings e.g. listening port, server name etc.
PHP Configuration Allows you to change default PHP settings e.g. safe mode, Register Globals, max post size etc.
Admin Virtual Host Allows you to set-up any number of named based virtual hosts.
Admin Panel Configuration Set username and password activate in the /home/admin/www/.htaccess file.
Private Server Configuration  Set username and password activate in the /www/.htaccess file.
MySQL Server Configuration Set MySQL root password.
Tools phpMyAdmin Provides MySQL management e.g. create and delete databases add user etc
phpMyBackupPro Provides an easy method to backup your MySQL data.
Download Manager This feature is still in development.
Error Log Viewer View Apache error log file.
Win - Unix Converter Converts Windows Perl files to Unix format (#10#13=>#13).
Clean Server Automatically delete the contents of folder www requires confirmation before actioned.
Server Migration The Server Migration tool helps you move from one server to another.
Plugin Manager Install Pear Allows you to install Pear
eAccelerator cPanel Opens eAccelerator control panel, disable, enable, flush etc
Miscellaneous Online Support Connivance link taking you to the appropriate online information. The link takes you to the UniServer Forum site.
Documentation Uniform Server User Guide Connivance link taking you to the appropriate online documentation.
UniCenter Connivance link taking you to UniCenter Please note I am moving this over to the Wiki.
Server Documentation Connivance link. The link displays local documentation installed with Uniform Server.
PHP Documentation Connivance link taking you to the appropriate online documentation. The link takes you to the PHP download site where manuals are available in a selection of languages and formats.
MySQL Documentation Connivance link taking you to the appropriate online documentation. The link takes you to MySQL download site where manuals are available in a selection of languages and formats.
Perl Documentation Connivance links taking you to the appropriate online documentation. The link takes you to Perl download site< where manuals are available in a selection of languages and formats.
Languages English Links allowing you to select apanel’s displayed language (currently English). Translators are working on other languages.


Note 1: When you change Apache port for example to 8080 starting the servers automatically redirects to apanel. To run apanel manually you must include the port number for example type the following http://localhost:8080/apanel/ into a browser address bar. If the port number had been 81 you would type http://localhost:81/apanel/


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