Web Interface Installation - ABO

Install the Back Office and the Update Manager

Technical Notes

No specific action required with Debian the web interface is available "out of the box".

The following steps require super-user privileges.

RHEL interface web installation:

1. Start the following services thanks to commands:

/etc/init.d/bo_ac start
/etc/init.d/bo_server start
/etc/init.d/bo_analytics start
/etc/init.d/afs_host start
/etc/init.d/afs_stats start

2. Check if afs_logmanager daemon is running (/etc/init.d/afs_logmanager status). If not, start the process (/etc/init.d/afs_logmanager start).

3. Link BO portal to server thanks to the following commands:

cd /var/www/html
ln -s /usr/local/afs7/share/templates/bo-portal .

4. If SELinux prevents you to access the BO, use the following command:

/usr/sbin/setsebool httpd_can_network_connect

Back Office access point:

In SaaS mode (cloud computing), the Back Office interface is secured and hosted in Antidot datacenter. It is a web interface which can be accessed at any time with any web browser. The Back Office address is http://bo.afs-antidot.net/en/ (English) or http://bo.afs-antidot.net/fr/ (French)

In license mode, the Back Office is hosted at the customer's premises. It is accessed at the address defined by the customer. Default is: http://${Domain_Name}/bo-portal/

It is recommended to use at least the following browser versions (and later versions):

  • Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 1.3
  • Opera 9.5
  • Chrome 2.0
  • Only Internet Explorer 7.0 and later versions are supported

The default login information in license mode is:

antidot : change_on_install

It is strongly advised to change this default as soon as connected.

Back Office default root password change:

From the Back Office host server, use a console to run the following command line:

wget --post-data='"foobar"' --header='Content-type: application/json' 'http://localhost:36080/bo-ws/root/password?afs:login=login://antidot:change_on_install@Antidot&afs:method=put'


  • foobar is the new password
  • change_on_install is the old password