How to install OpenPanel and Drupal on Ubuntu 10.04 64 Bit Server With Recommended Drupal Permissions (Step 2 of 3)

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By now, you should have a complete install of OpenPanel setup and working. Log into the OpenPanel Web GUI by going to ther URL: https://ipaddress:4089 and login using the username "openpanel-admin" and whatever password you configured.


Click on the User tab. In the bottom left corner, click the + symbol to create a new user. Fill out the form and select openpanel-admin as the owner:


Click on the Domain tab. In the bottom left corner, click the + symbol to create a new domain. Fill out the domain name and select "test", or whatever user you created as the owner:


Now select the domain name from the list on the left. Choose "Setup DNS Master". Fill in the domain name and hit Create:


Under Domain, click on the Website tab. Click "Setup Virtual Host". Fill out the domain name (optionally enter the site admin email address) and hit create:


Under Domain, click on the FTP Account tab and then "Set Up FTP Account". The username must be in the format, "":


Under Domain, click on the Email tab and choose "Set Up Email". For "Mail (sub-)domain, enter "" or whatever your domain name is, then hit create:


Now click on "Set Up Mailbox" and fill out the form. The "Mailbox name" is what goes before the @ in your email address. In my example, it is "test":


Now click on the Database tab. In the bottom left corner, click the + symbol to create a new MySQL database. Fill out the database name and set the owner to "test", or whatever user you created:


Now select "Set Up MySQL User". Fill out the username and password, then select theĀ appropriateĀ Permission Type. I chose "Administrator", so the user will have full control over the database:


Congratulations, you now have a user, domain, website, FTP account, and email address setup using OpenPanel's web interface. There are only a few more steps required before you can begin to install Drupal 7. We will cover those and the installation of Drupal in the step 3.

If you have any questions or comments about this step, please feel free to leave a comment below.

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