While setting up an OwnCloud server for my company, I couldn’t really find any good way to cache, and with the Ubuntu repos having an old version of Redis, meant of course it couldn’t be used for best performance and stability. I tried installing it manually from some guides I found, and trying to see OwnCloud’s documentation and was last using an Apcu and Redis (older version) combined so I stumbled upon a guide from TechandMe.se which actually resolved my issues of an old Redis, and dramatically sped up my server.
This guide is also scripted for an automated install, you can download the script here.
GET RID OF APCU & MEMCACHED
$~: sudo php5dismod apcu && sudo apt-get purge php5-apcu -y
$~: rm /etc/php5/mods-available/apcu-cli.ini
$~: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove memcached -y && php5dismod memcached
INSTALL NEEDED DEPENDENCIES TO PREPARE THE REDIS INSTALLATION
$~: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install build-essential -y
Continue reading “Redis Caching with OwnCloud”
I was building my OwnCloud file storage on Ubuntu 14.04LTS (upgrading to 16.04.1 LTS this summer), which if you haven’t heard of definitely check out it is the most amazing cloud storage program and you control it yourself. It even offers server side encryption, and tons of options to make it how you want it for you or your company. See it at www.owncloud.org
But I was coming across an .htaccess issue that kept popping up so I modified Apache so much and it still appeared. So I finally stumbled across my fix. Move the OwnCloud data directory out of the default location. So here are the steps I took
sudo service apache2 stop
Edit config file in default location
sudo nano /var/www/html/owncloud/config/config.php
Change default location to new location
(pick one, I chose /mnt/owncloud_data but put it anywhere you like)
Move the data folder to new location
sudo mv /var/www/html/owncloud/data /new/data/directory/here
if required change permissions
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /new/data/directory/here
sudo service apache2 start
Voila .htaccess issue is GONE!