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Concrete5 on cloud

1-click AWS Deployment    1-click Azure Deployment 1-click Google Deployment

Overview

Concrete5 makes running a website easy. Go to any page in your site, and a editing toolbar gives you all the controls you need to update your website. No intimidating manuals, no complicated administration interfaces – just point and click.

Concrete5 is owned by Concrete5 (https://www.concrete5.org/) and they own all related trademarks and IP rights for this software.

Cognosys provides hardened images of Concrete5 on all public cloud ( AWS marketplace and Azure).
Deploy your Concrete5 securely on cloud i.e. AWS marketplace and Azure with Reliable Services offered by Cognosys at one-click with easy written and video tutorials.

Secured Concrete5 on centos

Concrete5 on cloud for Azure

Concrete5 is released under the MIT license.

Features

Major Features of  Concrete5

  • WYSIWYG text editor
  • In-context editing toolbar – change your website as you surf!
  • Automatic navigations Concrete5 – add a page anywhere and it’s updated everywhere
  • Preview your changes before publishing
  • Track versions, and compare differences between them
  • File manager with bulk upload and image manipulation using Picnik (Picnik integration in v5.3)
  • Detailed permissions – create editor groups, approve content, and see an audit trail
  • Drag-n-Drop content around your pages.
  • Scrapbook lets you copy content and functionality from one part of your site to another
  • Integrated spellchecker
  • Flexible meta data & vanity URLs for Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Easy Google Analytics integration
  • Integrated help system with commercial support options (v5.3)
  • Automatic add-on & theme installation (v5.3)
  • An open marketplace of add-ons
  • Content scheduling – write something now, and have it go live automatically later
  • Out of the box includes a photo slide show, You Tube integration, guestbook, Flash support, polls, surveys, search, RSS, secure file distribution, Google Maps, and a form generation tool.

Azure

Installation Instructions For Ubuntu

Note: How to find PublicDNS in Azure

Step 1) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Ubuntu instance on Azure Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to virtual machine using following SSH credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine ( For example:  Azureuser)
Password : Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)

Step 2) Database Login Details :

  • MYSQL Username : root
  • MYSQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note :-Please change password immediately after first login.

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/concrete5

  •  Username : admin (Please create new user and delete this user)
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4) Other Information:
1.Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Concrete5
2.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22 or 2222
  • Http: 80 or 8080
  • Https: 443
  • Sql or Mysql ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433. Mysql :3306


Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Installation Instructions For Centos

Note : How to find PublicDNS in Azure

Step 1) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Centos instance on Azure Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to virtual machine using following SSH credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine ( For example:  Azureuser)

Password : Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)

Step 2) Database Login Details :

  • MYSQL Username : root
  • MYSQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note :-Please change password immediately after first login.

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/concrete5 

  •  Username : admin (Please create new user and delete this user)
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4) Other Information:
1.Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Concrete5
2.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22 or 2222
  • Http: 80 or 8080
  • Https: 443
  • Sql or Mysql ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433. Mysql :3306

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Azure Step by Step Screenshots for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Google

Installation Instructions For Ubuntu

Installation Instructions for Ubuntu

Step 1) VM Creation:

  1. Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.
  2. You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as estimated cost of running the instance.
  3. In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc.

Step 2) SSH Connection:To initialize the DB Server connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Ubuntu instance on Google Cloud

Step 3) Database Login Details:

The below screen appears after successful deployment of the image.

successful deployment of the image

For local MySQL root password, please use the temporary password generated automatically during image creation as shown above.

i) Please connect to Remote Desktop as given in step 2 to ensure stack is properly configured and DB is initialized.
ii) You can use MySQL server instance as localhost, username root and password as shown above.

If you have closed the deployment page you can also get the MySQL root password from VM Details  “Custom metadata” Section.

Step 4) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/concrete5

Step 5) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Concrete5”

2.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22 or 2222
  • Http: 80 or 8080
  • Https: 443
  • Sql or Mysql ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. Internally Sql server: 1433. Mysql :3306

videos

Secured Concrete5 on centos

Concrete5 on cloud

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