Step 2: Install Apache and Django

Run script to install Apache web server and Python Django framework. Django is required for Web UI, monitoring and reporting modules of Web Safety and is run by Apache. Python component ReportLab 3.4.0 is also installed for generating PDF reports.


# all web packages are installed as root
if [[ $EUID -ne 0 ]]; then
   echo "This script must be run as root" 1>&2
   exit 1

# install python libs and compiler (needed for reportlab)
yum -y install \
    python-devel python-pip python-ldap pyOpenSSL \
    net-tools libjpeg-devel zlib-devel gcc-c++

# install python django for web ui
pip install django==1.11.7
pip install reportlab==3.4.0
pip install pytz
pip install requests

# install apache web server to run web ui
yum -y install httpd mod_wsgi krb5-workstation mc

# make apache autostart on reboot
systemctl enable httpd.service

# this fixes some apache errors when working with python-django wsgi
echo "WSGISocketPrefix /var/run/wsgi" >> /etc/httpd/conf.d/wsgi.conf

# and restart apache
service httpd restart

Press Next to continue to Step 3.