[freeside] I think I have this down....

Ivan Kohler ivan at sisd.com
Sat Jul 17 17:26:54 PDT 1999

On Thu, Jul 15, 1999 at 11:58:26AM -0600, Tech Account wrote:
> I'm trying to compile something to help people setup Freeside once they
> have it installed. Forgive me if any of this seems obvious, from what
> I have seen on the list, I'm not sure you can take anything for granted.

No, the instructions are skeletal at best.  Thanks; hopefully your outline
will be useful!

> The following information I believe is accurate:
> you must edit Conf.pm in site_perl to reflect the location of your
> configurating files

Err, no.  You should not have to edit Conf.pm

> One you have all of the configuration files (especially shells) you should
> be ready to make freeside work
> You must configure a pop if you are going to use pop's
> You must configure at least one service TYPE
> Packages may use the same service but have a different price, the service
> will only determine how the accounts are setup
> configure packages after you have done the service
> before you add customers, put in referals, agent types and agents, be
> sure to allow the agent to be able to sell the package or you can't 
> assign it to a customer
> Most freeside error messages, no matter what they say, are problems
> with not having added data in the correct order before tyring to 
> configure some part of the system

Reporting them is still useful; it helps me make the error messages more
informative.  :)

> Perhaps this can be of help to someone.
> Someday I hope to get my own installation working. :)
> -Techy

Ivan Kohler <ivan at sisd.com> - finger for PGP key - <moc.dsis at navi> Relhok Navi
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