Configure Linux Web Services

Configuring and running Ryzom Core Web Services on GNU/Linux

Preparing Packages

For Debian/Ubuntu users you will need to install the following packages:

sudo apt-get install apache2 php5 php5-mysql php5-gd rrdtool screen


Create a public web directory and point a VHost to it.

Point a second VHost to the same directory with port 40916


Upload the following to your public web directory of your PHP host


Upload the following to a private directory accessible by your PHP host



Run the following script and follow the instructions


This script will create a config.php under the public php directory, and set up the nel, nel_tool and ams databases.


Additional Notes

Advanced Configuration Topics

In order to execute system commands like restarting services you will need to be able to log in as root or execute the command using sudo, e.g.:

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
  • Restart Apache by typing the following.
/etc/init.d/apache2 restart


  • Make sure the directory's requiring write permissions is writeable by all.
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/admin/graphs_output
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/admin/templates/default_c
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/www/login/logs
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/ryzom_ams/www/
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/ryzom_ams/www/html/cache
chmod a+w code/ryzom/tools/server/ryzom_ams/www/html/templates_c