|Subject:||Running Syncrify on FreeNAS with BSD|
|Creation date:||6/22/10 9:29 AM|
|Last modified on:||3/25/15 3:17 PM|
Running Syncrify on FreeNAS
This tutorial explains how to install and run Syncrify on FreeNAS server.
The following was done with Syncrify 1.3 build 360 and FreeNAS version 0.7.2 (Sabanda) installed on FreeBSD version 7.3
IMPORTANT: You need a "full" not "embedded" FreeNAS. Make sure to allocate at least 200 MB of disk space for Java
||Download Java from http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/java. In this example, I downloaded the JDK for FreeBSD 7.x/i386. The actual file name was diablo-jdk-freebsd7.i3126.96.36.199.07.02.tbz
||Install dependent packages first using the following commands:
$ pkg_add -v -r xtrans
$ pkg_add -v -r xproto
$ pkg_add -v -r xextproto
$ pkg_add -v -r javavmwrapper
||Install Java (the .tbz file is the one you downloaded in step 1)
pkg_add -v diablo-jdk-freebsd6.i3188.8.131.52.07.02.tbz
||Download Syncrify from http://synametrics.com/files/Syncrify/SyncrifyOther.tar.gz
||Use the following command to unzip the file:
tar -zxvf SyncrifyOther.tar.gz
||Modify the run.sh script if necessary. You might have to:
- Add a line in the beginning to run a specific shell, for example to use bash:
Modify path for java. We recommend adding java in your system path rather than specifying an absolute path in the script.
||Execute run.sh to run Syncrify.
NOTE: You may have to change your shell to bash if you modified the script to do so in the above step. You can check your shell by typing the following:
If you do not see
return from this command then type
to temporarily change the shell for this session.
Optionally, you can permanently change the shell for the user by typing the following:
chsh -s /bin/bash <user_name>
||Open a browser from another machine and try connecting to:
This is assuming the IP address of your FreeNAS server is 192.168.1.120
Optional step - start at boot time
If you like Syncrify to start at boot time, create a file called 'syncrify' and place it in the /etc/rc.d directory
cd /mnt/ForBackup/Syncrify <-- Change this path to match your installation folder.
After creating this file, change its permission to executable by running the following command.
chmod +x syncrify
Posted by Kees Mollema on 11/1/10 4:40 AM
I am using Syncrify Server on Freenas (7.2) an client on Win7 both Version 2.2, build 443. Server keeps asking for registration each time I hit the homescreen, Client keeps telling me "Syncrify server is missing registration, Please ...."
Which i do each time I come pass the registrationscreen.
Server picks up a key and seems to register it well in AppConfig.xml.
What to do next????
Posted by kenny on 10/8/10 2:58 PM
how do you excute the run.sh command?
Posted by Carsten on 4/17/14 6:40 AM
Running freenas 184.108.40.206.
Created a "Standard" Jail and ran the commands from Donovan.
It installed until I got this error:
550 run.sh.tbz: No such file or directory.
Error: Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/amd64/packages-9-st
able/Latest/run.sh.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/amd64/packages
-9-stable/Latest/run.sh.tbz' by URL
pkg_add: 17 package addition(s) failed
How will I get on from here?
Posted by Donovan Niesen on 11/1/13 6:13 PM
Was able to get this working on a FreeNAS 9.1 jail:
pkg_add -v -r xtrans
pkg_add -v -r xproto
pkg_add -v -r xextproto
pkg_add -v -r javavmwrapper
pkg_add -v -r openjdk6-jre
pkg_add -v -r bash
pkg_add -v -r wget
Posted by mz on 1/15/11 3:26 PM
I have installed all as above, however syncrify is not running?
i get the following when running run.sh
freenas:~# sh /root/run.sh
also I do not understand about step 6: adding the line...
Posted by NP on 11/17/17 10:29 PM
Is there an updated document for this?
Java is no longer available from the link provided.
Will it work for FreeNAS 11?
Is a newer version of Syncrify available for download?
Posted by Emad on 4/17/11 12:48 AM
I am using FreeNAS 7.2 Sabanda (revision 5872). I have all the steps you mentioned but with no luck. I check the log file derby in db folder and there was problems in resolving the host. so i fixed the host then I faced another problem that Java is not able to listen to port 4729 because it is in use, so I changed that in AppConfig.xml to another free port.
after doing all this I run the script run.sh and it return this line ":lib/SyncrifyServer.jar:lib/ant-launcher.jar:lib/ant.jar:lib/gwt-user.jar:lib/jsp-api.jar:lib/mail.jar
". in the db folder i have the db installed "Apache Derby Network Server - 10.3.2.1 - (599110) started and ready to accept connections on port 4723".
This all seems fine but when I try to connect to the Syncrify I get page not found. I tried everything with no luck.
Anyone out there can help?
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