Manual postinstalation step required for zoneminder

Bug #507004 reported by karaluh on 2010-01-13
This bug affects 4 people
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zoneminder (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: zoneminder

From /usr/share/doc/zoneminder/README.Debian:

There is one manual step to get the web interface working.
You need to link /etc/zm/apache.conf to /etc/apache2/conf.d/zoneminder.conf,
then reload the apache config (i.e. /etc/init.d/apache2 reload)

This should be done automatically.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Jan 13 15:51:13 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: zoneminder 1.24.1-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-17.54-server
SourcePackage: zoneminder
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-17-server x86_64

karaluh (karaluh) wrote :
Andrea Gelmini (gelma) wrote :

Hi all,
   thanks a lot for you work.
   This is a quick&dirty patch to solve the problem (I hope this is the right way...).

Thanks a lot for your time,

tags: added: patch

This is also a bug in 10.04 lucid x64.

Changed in zoneminder (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

This also applies to Ubuntu 15.10.
After install you need to manually run:
a2enconf zoneminder
a2enmod cgi

Steve Gilvarry (steve-gilvarry) wrote :

I believe that is deliberate by Debian packaging as Apache configuration varies by user preference, and having the package modify that configuration would cause issues. Feel free to ask Debian maintainer for their view on this.

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