ZENworks Linux Management – rceinit script

Rce-init
From zenwiki

rce-init switches

rce-init is in /usr/sbin

Usage: /usr/sbin/rce-init [-c] [-d] [-f [-r]] [-h] [-U -P -R ]

-c only reinstall configuration files
-d print debugging info
-f force server initialization
-r remove package repository
-h print this message
-U administrator username/email
-P administrator password
-R administrator real name

Always use -d to show status!

Initial configuration:

./rce-init -U admin -P password -R “realname” -d ./rce-init -U ezs -P novell -R “Evil ZEN Scientist” -d

Resetting the server

./rce-init -f -d

rce-init checks the existance of /etc/ximian/rcserver/6.6-configured; if you have problems running rce-init -f delete this file

responses need ‘yes’ rather than ‘y’

ZENworks Linux Management – rcserver.conf

Rcserver.conf
From zenwiki

man rcserver.conf

Default rcserver.conf

/etc/ximian/rcserver/rcserver.conf

[System]

smarty_compile_dir = /var/tmp/smarty-compile
dbname = rcserver
dbuser = redcarpet
dbhost = localhost
dbproto = unix
dbback = pgsql
packages_path = /ximian/red-carpet-server
cachedir = /var/tmp/rce-cache/
lang = en_US

magicproxy = /etc/ximian/rcserver/magic-proxy
expire = 7200
secret = ssshhh

Add the following to configure IP based (rather than DNS) name resolution

client_comm_type = IP

For Oracle Support:

/etc/ximian/rcserver/rcserver.conf

[System]
smarty_compile_dir = /var/tmp/smarty-compile
dbname =
dbuser =
dbhost =

ora_sid =
ora_tnsname =
dbproto = tcp
dbback = oci8
dbpass = dbport = 1521
packages_path = /ximian/red-carpet-server
cachedir = /var/tmp/rce-cache/
rdf_path = /var/www/html/data/red-carpet.rdf
lang = en_US
server_contact = [email protected]
smtp_host =
rcq_debug = false
#debug = 1

magicproxy = /etc/ximian/rcserver/magic-proxy
expire = 7200
secret = ssshhh