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Time Tracker Virtual Appliance Administration Guide

This page describes administration issues of Anuko Time Tracker Virtual Appliance.

Converting from VMware Player to Other Formats

The appliance is in VMware Player format. VMware Player is a free application. You can download it from VMware website. If you need to run Time Tracker appliance on an ESX server or as another virtual machine type use VMware vCenter Converter, also free, to convert it.

Login to Operating System

The appliance runs CentOS 5 operating system. Use root as user name with empty password to login.

Time Tracker Virtual Appliance - console screen in VMware Player
Time Tracker Virtual Appliance - console screen in VMware Player


Configuring Mail

If network connectivity exists, mail from the appliance should work with its default settings. If not, see how to configure mail in Time Tracker Install Guide.

Location of Source Code

Time Tracker source files are located in /var/www/html/ directory in the appliance. Time Tracker configuration file is at /var/www/html/WEB-INF/config.php.

Changing IP Address to Static

The appliance is configured to obtain its IP address dynamically from a DHCP server. To change it to a static address:

Login from the console as root (there is no password by default). Edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file as follows:
  - replace line
    BOOTPROTO=dhcp
    with
    BOOTPROTO=none
  - add lines
    IPADDR=192.168.1.100
    NETWORK=255.255.255.0
    GATEWAY=192.168.1.1
    (use your specific values)
Edit /etc/resolv.conf file:
- add/change a line like
  nameserver 192.168.1.1
Then, reboot the appliance.

Access to MySQL Console

Time Tracker application accesses MySQL using credentials defined in /var/www/html/WEB-INF/config.php file.

If you need admin access to MySQL console use the root account without password. Just type mysql and press Enter when logged in as root.

Use the root account without password to access MySQL console
Use the root account without password to access MySQL console