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Prerequisites

Notes

  • Don't use updateurls.php script 3)
  • There was a timeout when trying to upload an image over VPN; maybe increase script upload time like in MediaGoblin? TODO: Figure this out

Dependencies

sudo apt install gettext

Download Source

sudo git clone -b 'nightly' 'https://git.gnu.io/gnu/gnu-social.git' '/var/www/social' --depth '1' && sudo chown -R 'www-data':'www-data' '/var/www/social' && sync

Database

sudo mysql
CREATE DATABASE gnusocial;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON gnusocial.* to 'gnusocial'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'x';
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

nginx + PHP-FPM Configuration

PHP-FPM Socket

sudo -e '/etc/php/7.2/fpm/pool.d/social.conf' && sudo systemctl restart 'php7.2-fpm'
[social]
user = www-data
group = www-data

listen = /run/php/social.sock
listen.owner = www-data
listen.group = www-data
listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1

pm = dynamic
pm.max_children = 8
pm.start_servers = 3
pm.min_spare_servers = 2
pm.max_spare_servers = 4

php_value[date.timezone] = "America/New_York"
php_value[upload_tmp_dir] = "/tmp"

php_value[max_execution_time] = "200"
php_value[memory_limit] = "512M"
php_value[post_max_size] = "10M"
php_value[upload_max_filesize] = "10M"
php_value[max_file_uploads] = "100"

FastCGI

sudo -e '/etc/nginx/snippets/social.conf'
location ~ \.php$ {
    include /etc/nginx/fastcgi.conf;
    try_files $fastcgi_script_name =404;
    fastcgi_pass unix:/run/php/social.sock
    fastcgi_index index.php;
    fastcgi_buffers 16 16k; 
    fastcgi_buffer_size 32k;
    fastcgi_intercept_errors on;
}

Server Block

sudo -e '/etc/nginx/sites-available/social.conf'
server {
    listen '443' 'ssl' 'http2';
    server_name 'social.realmofespionage.xyz';
    root '/var/www/social';
    index 'index.php';

    include '/etc/nginx/snippets/social.conf';
    include '/etc/nginx/snippets/headers.conf';

    client_max_body_size '10M';

    add_header Content-Security-Policy "default-src 'self'; script-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval'" always;

    #access_log /var/log/nginx/social-access.log;
    #error_log /var/log/nginx/social-error.log;

    location / {
        try_files $uri $uri/ @gnusocial;
    }

    location @gnusocial {
        rewrite ^(.*)$ /index.php?p=$1 last;
    }
}

Enable Server Block

sudo rm -f '/etc/nginx/sites-enabled/social.conf' && sudo ln -s '/etc/nginx/sites-available/social.conf' '/etc/nginx/sites-enabled' && sudo systemctl reload 'nginx'

Initial Setup

Settings

  • Uncomment schemacheck
sudo -H -u 'www-data' -e '/var/www/social/config.php' && sudo -H -u 'www-data' php '/var/www/social/scripts/checkschema.php'
$config['db']['schemacheck'] = 'script';
# Queue Daemon
$config['queue']['daemon'] = true;
$config['queue']['enabled'] = true;
$config['queue']['subsystem'] = 'db';
GNUsocial::delPlugin('OpportunisticQM');

# Mail System
$config['mail']['domain'] = 'realmofespionage.xyz';
$config['mail']['notifyfrom'] = '"RoE | Social" <social@realmofespionage.xyz>';
$config['mail']['backend'] = 'smtp';
$config['mail']['debug'] = true;
$config['mail']['params'] = array(
'host' => 'smtp.sendgrid.net',
'port' => 587,
'auth' => true,
'username' => 'Espionage724',
'password' => 'x'
);

# Other Settings
$config['db']['schemacheck'] = 'script';
$config['performance']['high'] = true;
$config['thumbnail']['maxsize'] = 3000;
addPlugin('MobileProfile');

Content

License

sudo -u 'www-data' wget -O '/var/www/social/cc-by-sa-40.png' 'https://licensebuttons.net/l/by-sa/4.0/80x15.png'
sudo -u 'www-data' wget -O '/var/www/social/roe-social-logo.png' 'https://i.sli.mg/ThdC4x.png'

Webfinger

  • :!: This URL must report something and not 404; else any remote interactions to the instance won't work

Services

Queue Daemon

Service

sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-d.service' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-d' --now && sudo systemctl status 'social-d' -l
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Queue Daemon
After=network-online.target mariadb.service
Wants=network-online.target

[Service]
Type=forking
User=www-data
Group=www-data
WorkingDirectory=/var/www/social
ExecStart='/var/www/social/scripts/startdaemons.sh'
ExecStop='/var/www/social/scripts/stopdaemons.sh'
Restart=always
RestartSec=5

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

Restarter

Service

sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-re.service'
[Service]
Type=oneshot
ExecStart='/bin/systemctl' stop 'social-d'
ExecStartPost='/bin/sync'
ExecStartPost='/bin/systemctl' start 'social-d'

Timer

  • Every day at 02:10:00
sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-re.timer' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-re.timer' --now
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Queue Daemon Restarter
After=network-online.target social-up.service
Wants=network-online.target

[Timer]
OnCalendar=*-*-* 02:10:00
Persistent=true

[Install]
WantedBy=timers.target

Updater

Service

sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-up.service'
[Service]
User=www-data
Group=www-data
Type=oneshot
WorkingDirectory=/var/www/social
ExecStartPre='/usr/bin/git' -C '/var/www/social' pull origin 'nightly'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/upgrade.php'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/clean_file_table.php' -y
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/clean_profiles.php' -y
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/clean_thumbnails.php' -y
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/delete_orphan_files.php' -y
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/fixup_deletions.php'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/remove_duplicate_file_urls.php' -y
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/update_po_templates.php'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/updateurls.php'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/php' '/var/www/social/scripts/checkschema.php'
ExecStartPost='/bin/sync'

Timer

  • Every day at 02:00:00
sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-up.timer' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-up.timer' --now && sudo systemctl start 'social-up' && sudo systemctl status 'social-up' -l
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Maintenance and Git Updater
After=network-online.target
Wants=network-online.target

[Timer]
OnCalendar=*-*-* 02:00:00
Persistent=true

[Install]
WantedBy=timers.target

Maintenance

Service

sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-m.service'
[Service]
User=www-data
Group=www-data
Type=oneshot
WorkingDirectory=/var/www/social
ExecStart='/usr/bin/git' -C '/var/www/social' gc --aggressive --prune='all'
ExecStart='/usr/bin/git' -C '/var/www/social' fsck --full --strict
ExecStartPost='/bin/sync'

Timer

  • 01 day of every month at 02:20:00
sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-m.timer' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-m.timer' --now
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Maintenance
After=network-online.target
Wants=network-online.target

[Timer]
OnCalendar=*-*-01 02:20:00
Persistent=true

[Install]
WantedBy=timers.target

Backup

  • This backs up an archive to the local disk and to a NAS

Files

Service

mkdir -p ~/'backups' && sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-fb.service' && sudo sed -i 's/CHANGEME/'$USER'/g' '/etc/systemd/system/social-fb.service'
[Service]
Type=oneshot
WorkingDirectory=/var/www
ExecStart='/bin/bash' -c '"/bin/tar" -cvzf "/home/CHANGEME/backups/gnusocial-files-auto-"$$(date +%%Y-%%m-%%d)".tar.gz" "social"'
ExecStartPost='/bin/sync'

Timer

  • 01 day of every month at 02:50:00
sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-fb.timer' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-fb.timer' --now && sudo systemctl start 'social-fb' && sudo systemctl status 'social-fb' -l
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Files Backup

[Timer]
OnCalendar=*-*-01 02:50:00
Persistent=true

[Install]
WantedBy=timers.target

Database

Database Auth

sudo -e '/var/lib/mysqlauth/gnusocial' && sudo chmod '600' '/var/lib/mysqlauth/gnusocial'
[mysqldump]
user=gnusocial
password=x

Service

mkdir -p ~/'backups' && sudo mkdir -p '/var/lib/mysqltmp' && sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-db.service' && sudo sed -i 's/'CHANGEME'/'$USER'/g' '/etc/systemd/system/social-db.service'
[Service]
Type=oneshot
WorkingDirectory=/var/lib/mysqltmp
ExecStartPre='/usr/bin/mysqldump' --defaults-extra-file='/var/lib/mysqlauth/gnusocial' --single-transaction 'gnusocial' -r '/var/lib/mysqltmp/gnusocial.sql'
ExecStart='/bin/gzip' -f '/var/lib/mysqltmp/gnusocial.sql'
ExecStart='/bin/bash' -c '"/bin/mv" "/var/lib/mysqltmp/gnusocial.sql.gz" "/home/CHANGEME/backups/gnusocial-database-auto-"$$(date +%%Y-%%m-%%d)".sql.gz"'
ExecStartPost='/bin/sync'

Timer

  • Every day at 02:15:00
sudo -e '/etc/systemd/system/social-db.timer' && sudo systemctl daemon-reload && sudo systemctl enable 'social-db.timer' --now && sudo systemctl start 'social-db' && sudo systemctl status 'social-db' -l
[Unit]
Description=GNU social Database Backup
After=mariadb.service

[Timer]
OnCalendar=*-*-* 02:15:00
Persistent=true

[Install]
WantedBy=timers.target

Backup

  • Create backup archive on server and transfer to client computer

Server

Stop Services

sudo systemctl stop nginx php7.2-fpm social-d

Backup Folder

cd '/var/www' && sudo tar -cvzf ~/'gnusocial-files-manual-'$(date +%Y-%m-%d)'.tar.gz' 'social' && cd ~ && sync

Backup Database

sudo mysqldump --defaults-extra-file='/var/lib/mysqlauth/gnusocial' --single-transaction 'gnusocial' -r ~/'gnusocial-database-manual-'$(date +%Y-%m-%d)'.sql' && sync

Start Services

sudo systemctl start nginx php7.2-fpm social-d

Client

Transfer Files To Client

scp espionage724@192.168.1.153:~/'gnusocial-files-'*'.tar.gz' espionage724@192.168.1.153:~/'gnusocial-database-'*'.sql' ~/'Downloads' && sync

Restore

Client

Uncompress Database

  • This is only needed if restoring an automated database backup 4)
gunzip ~/'Downloads/gnusocial-database-'*'.sql.gz'

Transfer Files To Server

scp ~/'Downloads/gnusocial-files-'*'.tar.gz' ~/'Downloads/gnusocial-database-'*'.sql' espionage724@192.168.1.153:~

Remove Files

rm -f ~/'Downloads/gnusocial-files-'*'.tar.gz' ~/'Downloads/gnusocial-database-'*'.sql' && sync

Server

Stop Services

sudo systemctl stop nginx php7.2-fpm social-d

Remove Previous Folder

sudo rm -Rf '/var/www/social'

Restore GNU social Folder

cd '/var/www' && sudo tar -xvzf ~/'gnusocial-files-'*'.tar.gz' 'social' && sudo chown -R 'www-data':'www-data' '/var/www/social' && cd ~ && sync

Drop Previous Database

sudo mysql
DROP DATABASE gnusocial;
FLUSH TABLES;

Re-create Databases

sudo mysql
CREATE DATABASE gnusocial;

Restore Database

sudo mysql 'gnusocial' < ~/'gnusocial-database-'*'.sql' && sync

Reapply Permissions

sudo mysql
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON gnusocial.* to 'gnusocial'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'x';
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

Start Services

sudo systemctl start nginx php7.2-fpm social-d

Remove Backups

  • Verify that GNU social works before running
rm ~/'gnusocial-files-'*'.tar.gz' ~/'gnusocial-database-'*'.sql' && sync
3)
messes up group URLs; TODO: Re-verify this
4)
manual doesn't gzip
servers/nginx/gnu_social.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/15 04:36 by Sean Rhone