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This page simply aims at listing the services provided by TuxFamily.
 
This page simply aims at listing the services provided by TuxFamily.
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= Common services =
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TuxFamily hosts a few services you can use without even registering to TuxFamily:
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_Time_Protocol NTP] service: ntp.tuxfamily.net
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IRC IRC] service: irc.tuxfamily.org (/join #tuxfamily)
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* A few free games: http://games.tuxfamily.net/
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* The TuxFamily panel public part: http://projects.tuxfamily.org/
  
 
= User-wide services =
 
= User-wide services =
The most basic services TuxFamily offers are [[User/En|user accounts]] and [[Group/En|projects]], also known as groups.
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The most basic services TuxFamily offers to registered users are [[User/En|user accounts]] and [[Group/En|projects]], also known as groups.
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Your user account notably enables you to log in to:
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* the TuxFamily panel: https://panel.tuxfamily.org/
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* our forum: http://forum.tuxfamily.org/
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* this FAQ
  
 
= Project-wide services =
 
= Project-wide services =
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** [[Cron/En|Cron jobs]]
 
** [[Cron/En|Cron jobs]]
  
Also, note your project is referenced on http://projects.tuxfamily.org/, the public part of the TuxFamily panel.
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Also, keep in mind your project is automatically on [http://projects.tuxfamily.org/ the public part of the TuxFamily panel].
Outside the panel, TuxFamily also hosts [http://games.tuxfamily.net a few free games].
 
  
 
= Non-services =
 
= Non-services =
  
 
TuxFamily is a hoster, not a forge. Therefore, TuxFamily does not provide some services, such as a preformatted website, a bugtracker instance (you have to install and manage your own one on a web area) or other nifty social thingies (e.g. kudos).
 
TuxFamily is a hoster, not a forge. Therefore, TuxFamily does not provide some services, such as a preformatted website, a bugtracker instance (you have to install and manage your own one on a web area) or other nifty social thingies (e.g. kudos).
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Also, dynamic pages on web areas may be generated by almost any stateless CGI-compatible technology; "stateless" means "generated without having to keep a process or daemon alive between two dynamic requests". Thus, most application servers (Tomcat, GlassFish, Jetty, Mongrel, Zope, ...) are not welcome at TuxFamily.
  
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= Reminder for your connection parameters =
  
TODO integrate the content of CheckList/En.
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* TuxFamily panel: https://panel.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password''' (you can ask for a new one if you inadvertently forgot it)
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* Jabber service: jabber.tuxfamily.org '''your_login@jabber.tuxfamily.org / your_password'''
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* Manage your files: if you have a project group, inform contributors they shall connect to SFTP/SSH/FTP using their own login.
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** SFTP service: sftp.tuxfamily.net '''your_login / your_password'''
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** SSH service: ssh.tuxfamily.net '''your_login / your_password'''
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** FTP service: ftp.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password''' (in case you wonder: use passive mode; do not hesitate to switch to SFTP though)
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* Manage your databases:
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** The database username (referred below as "database_login") is the same as the database name itself, i.e. ParentProjectName_SpecificName
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** The database password (referred below as "database_psswd") can be defined/changed through the TuxFamily panel, among the database settings.
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** Direct access (e.g. from your web area or your SSH shell): '''database_login / database_psswd'''; notes:
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*** The server hostname is "sql", using standard TCP ports (3306 for MySQL, 5432 for PostgreSQL).
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*** Yes, the server name for both MySQL and PostgreSQL is simply "'''sql'''", with no extension.
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*** Yes, it works as is.
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*** No, we do not have a lot of imagination.
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*** No, we will not change anything anywhere to make "localhost" act the same way.
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*** No, it cannot be accessed remotely from outside TuxFamily (for security reasons, e.g. [http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2012/q2/493 this kind of things]).
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** PhpMyAdmin: http://phpmyadmin.tuxfamily.org/ '''database_login / database_psswd'''
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** PhpPgAdmin: http://phppgadmin.tuxfamily.org/ '''database_login / database_psswd'''
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* Access your mails:
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** from a proper client (MUA, Mail User Agent):
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*** IMAPS service: imaps.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password'''
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*** IMAP service: imap.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password'''
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*** POPS service: pops.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password'''
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*** POP service: pop.tuxfamily.org '''your_login / your_password'''
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** from a web browser:
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*** https://webmail.tuxfamily.org/ let you choose between [https://webmail.tuxfamily.org/squirrel/ Squirrelmail] and [https://webmail.tuxfamily.org/roundcube/ RoundCube] '''your_login / your_password'''
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*** Also available without TLS on http://webmail.tuxfamily.org/.
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* Let TuxFamily manage your domain:
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** NameServers: ns1.tuxfamily.net and ns2.tuxfamily.net
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** Web areas entry point: set your DNS records to 212.85.158.4 (A) or web.tuxfamily.net (CNAME) -- do not forget the www subdomain if you want it.
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* Let TuxFamily manage your mails for that domain:
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** Set your DNS records (MX) to mx1.tuxfamily.net and mx2.tuxfamily.net

Revision as of 21:52, 17 June 2012

This page simply aims at listing the services provided by TuxFamily.

Common services

TuxFamily hosts a few services you can use without even registering to TuxFamily:

User-wide services

The most basic services TuxFamily offers to registered users are user accounts and projects, also known as groups. Your user account notably enables you to log in to:

Project-wide services

Here are the objects/services you can require on the panel once your project is accepted:

Also, keep in mind your project is automatically on the public part of the TuxFamily panel.

Non-services

TuxFamily is a hoster, not a forge. Therefore, TuxFamily does not provide some services, such as a preformatted website, a bugtracker instance (you have to install and manage your own one on a web area) or other nifty social thingies (e.g. kudos). Also, dynamic pages on web areas may be generated by almost any stateless CGI-compatible technology; "stateless" means "generated without having to keep a process or daemon alive between two dynamic requests". Thus, most application servers (Tomcat, GlassFish, Jetty, Mongrel, Zope, ...) are not welcome at TuxFamily.

Reminder for your connection parameters

  • TuxFamily panel: https://panel.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password (you can ask for a new one if you inadvertently forgot it)
  • Jabber service: jabber.tuxfamily.org your_login@jabber.tuxfamily.org / your_password
  • Manage your files: if you have a project group, inform contributors they shall connect to SFTP/SSH/FTP using their own login.
    • SFTP service: sftp.tuxfamily.net your_login / your_password
    • SSH service: ssh.tuxfamily.net your_login / your_password
    • FTP service: ftp.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password (in case you wonder: use passive mode; do not hesitate to switch to SFTP though)
  • Manage your databases:
    • The database username (referred below as "database_login") is the same as the database name itself, i.e. ParentProjectName_SpecificName
    • The database password (referred below as "database_psswd") can be defined/changed through the TuxFamily panel, among the database settings.
    • Direct access (e.g. from your web area or your SSH shell): database_login / database_psswd; notes:
      • The server hostname is "sql", using standard TCP ports (3306 for MySQL, 5432 for PostgreSQL).
      • Yes, the server name for both MySQL and PostgreSQL is simply "sql", with no extension.
      • Yes, it works as is.
      • No, we do not have a lot of imagination.
      • No, we will not change anything anywhere to make "localhost" act the same way.
      • No, it cannot be accessed remotely from outside TuxFamily (for security reasons, e.g. this kind of things).
    • PhpMyAdmin: http://phpmyadmin.tuxfamily.org/ database_login / database_psswd
    • PhpPgAdmin: http://phppgadmin.tuxfamily.org/ database_login / database_psswd
  • Access your mails:
    • from a proper client (MUA, Mail User Agent):
      • IMAPS service: imaps.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password
      • IMAP service: imap.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password
      • POPS service: pops.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password
      • POP service: pop.tuxfamily.org your_login / your_password
    • from a web browser:
  • Let TuxFamily manage your domain:
    • NameServers: ns1.tuxfamily.net and ns2.tuxfamily.net
    • Web areas entry point: set your DNS records to 212.85.158.4 (A) or web.tuxfamily.net (CNAME) -- do not forget the www subdomain if you want it.
  • Let TuxFamily manage your mails for that domain:
    • Set your DNS records (MX) to mx1.tuxfamily.net and mx2.tuxfamily.net