Installing pgpool Administration Tool

Preface

Please confirm pgpool normally can be installed, and operates before starting the installation of the pgpool management tool.

The following software is at least installed in the server that operates pgpool when the pgpool management tool is installed, and it should be normally operating.

Before starting the install, be sure to have:

Precondition

It explains on the assumption of being set it here as follows.

/var/www/html
apache
/var/www/html/admin-tool
/usr/local/bin/pgpool
/usr/local/bin/pcp_attach_node
/usr/local/bin/pcp_detach_node
/usr/local/bin/pcp_node_count
/usr/local/bin/pcp_node_info
/usr/local/bin/pcp_proc_count
/usr/local/bin/pcp_proc_info
/usr/local/bin/pcp_stop_pgpool
/usr/local/bin/pcp_systemdb_info
/usr/local/bin/pg_md5
/usr/local/etc/pgpool.conf
/usr/local/etc/pcp.conf

Install

It explains the installation of the management tool as follows.
  1. To execute pgpool and the pcp tool set up from the Apach user, the right of access is set.
  2. cd /usr/local/bin
    ls
    It is confirmed that there is the following files.   
    chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/pgpool
    chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/pcp_*
  3. The login user is registered in the pcp.conf file.The turning md5 password is obtained.
    pg_md5 password_string
    Next, the obtained character string write on pcp.conf as follows.

    username:md5 password

  4. Admin-tools.tar.gz that is the management tool program file is developed below the html directory of Apache.
    mv admin-tool.tar.gz /tmp
    cd /tmp
    tar xzf admin-tool.tar.gz
    mv admin-tool /var/www/html
    rm admin-tool.tar.gz
  5. The file is confirmed.
    find /var/www/html/admin-tool -print
    /var/www/html/admin-tool
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/finish.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/defaultParameter.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/setLang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/checkDirectory.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/images
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/images/Thumbs.db
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/images/ng.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/images/ok.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/index.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/checkParameter.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/lang
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/lang/ja.lang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/install/lang/en.lang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/Smarty.class.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.counter.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.escape.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.replace.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.count_characters.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/block.textformat.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.spacify.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.date_format.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.regex_replace.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.lower.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.debug_print_var.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.eval.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_image.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.nl2br.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.strip_tags.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/outputfilter.trimwhitespace.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.assign_debug_info.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.strip.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/shared.make_timestamp.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_select_date.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.truncate.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/compiler.assign.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.capitalize.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.wordwrap.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.indent.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_checkboxes.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/shared.escape_special_chars.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.cycle.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.math.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.cat.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_select_time.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_options.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.fetch.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.count_paragraphs.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.config_load.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.popup_init.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.string_format.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.count_sentences.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.count_words.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.default.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.popup.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/modifier.upper.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_table.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.debug.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.html_radios.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/plugins/function.mailto.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.write_cache_file.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.display_debug_console.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.load_resource_plugin.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.is_trusted.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.is_secure.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.assemble_plugin_filepath.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.get_microtime.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.load_plugins.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.rmdir.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.smarty_include_php.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.process_compiled_include.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.run_insert_handler.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.process_cached_inserts.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.write_file.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.write_compiled_include.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.rm_auto.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.get_include_path.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.write_compiled_resource.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.get_php_resource.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.read_cache_file.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.create_dir_structure.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/internals/core.assign_smarty_interface.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/Smarty_Compiler.class.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/debug.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/libs/Config_File.class.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/nodeServerStatus.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/login.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/innerSystemCatalog.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/definePgpoolConfParam.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/systemDb.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/setLang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/queryCache.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/pgconfig.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/common.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/status.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/config.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/command.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/pgmgtNotFound.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/changePassword.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/systemDb.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/pleaseInstall.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/nodeStatus.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/login.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/queryCache.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/procInfo.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/status.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/innerSystemCatalog.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/pgconfig.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/changePassword.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/systemDb.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/login.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/queryCache.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/status.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/pgconfig.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/config.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/ja/nodeServerStatus.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/changePassword.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/systemDb.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/login.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/queryCache.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/status.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/pgconfig.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/config.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/help/en/nodeServerStatus.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/footer.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/innerError.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/innerNodeServerStatus.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/menu.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/config.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/nodeServerStatus.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates/error.tpl
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/screen.css
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/conf
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/conf/pgmgt.conf.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/innerNodeServerStatus.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/changePassword.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/question.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/background.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/descending.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/ascending.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/elephant.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/Thumbs.db
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/spacer.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/logo.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/back.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/marker.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/seaen.jpg
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/images/turtle.gif
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/index.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/templates_c
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/lang
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/lang/ja.lang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/lang/en.lang.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/procInfo.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/nodeStatus.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/help.php
    /var/www/html/admin-tool/logout.php
  6. It accesses install/phpinfo.php from Web a browser. It is confirmed that the function of php_mstring and php_pgsql is effective.
    • "Multibyte Support" is "enabled".
    • "PostgreSQL Support" is "enabled".

    Please confirm the setting of PHP again when these items are not "enabled".

  7. The writing right of access is set to the "templates_c" directory in the progressing directory and the "conf/pgmgt.conf.php" file.
    cd /var/www/html/admin-tool
    chmod 777 templates_c
  8. The writing authority to pgmgt.conf.php is set to apache process user.
    cd /var/www/html/admin-tool/conf
    chown apache pgmgt.conf.php
    chmod 644 pgmgt.conf.php
  9. The writing right is set to the pgpool.conf file and the pcp.conf file that is the configuration file of pgpool.
    cd /usr/local/etc
    chown apache pgpool.conf
    chmod 644 pgpool.conf
    chown apache pcp.conf
    chmod 644 pcp.conf
  10. The Multi byte and the PostgreSQL library is confirmed. Following URL is accessed from a browser.

    http://ServerName/admin-tool/install/phpinfo.php

    It is confirmed that the set up information of PHP is displayed. Whether Multibyte Support and PostgreSQL Support are enabled is confirmed to them. Please confirm the setting of PHP again when not becoming it.
  11. It accesses the installer. URL is as follows.

    http://ServerName/admin-tool/install/index.php

  12. The display language is selected.

  13. The right of access of the directory is confirmed. When is displayed right, it is appropriately set. Please click "Next" button. Please it is not appropriately set when is displayed, and confirm the error message, correct, and push "Check" button.

  14. The management tool is set. When is displayed right, it is appropriately set. Please click "Next" button. Please it is not appropriately set when is displayed, and confirm the error message, correct, and push "Check" button.

    pgpool.conf
    The full path of the pgpool.conf file is specified.
    Password File
    The full path of the pcp.conf file is specified.
    pgpool Command
    The full path of the pgpool command file is specified.
    PCP Directory
    The full path of the directory that the PCP command group has installed is specified.
    PCP Hostname
    The host name that has installed the PCP command is specified.
    Refresh Time
    The interval when the status of pgpool is updated automatically is set every second. It doesn't update it automatically in case of 0.

  15. The installation of the management tool finished. At last, The "install" directory is deleted.

    rm -Rf /var/www/html/admin-tool/install

Display of login screen

When "top" is clicked on the installation completion screen, the login screen of the management tool is displayed. The username and the password set according to installation procedure 2 are input and it logs it in.