App helpers

Doc auto-generated by this script on 09/17/2021 (YunoHost version 4.2.8.3)

APT

ynh_package_is_installed

Check either a package is installed or not

Usage: ynh_package_is_installed --package=name

Arguments:

  • -p, --package=: the package name to check

Returns: 0 if the package is installed, 1 else.

Example: ynh_package_is_installed --package=yunohost && echo "installed"

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_version

Get the version of an installed package

Usage: ynh_package_version --package=name

Arguments:

  • -p, --package=: the package name to get version

Returns: the version or an empty string

Example: version=$(ynh_package_version --package=yunohost)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_update

Update package index files

Usage: ynh_package_update

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_install

Install package(s)

Usage: ynh_package_install name [name [...]]

Arguments:

  • name: the package name to install

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_remove

Remove package(s)

Usage: ynh_package_remove name [name [...]]

Arguments:

  • name: the package name to remove

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_autoremove

Remove package(s) and their uneeded dependencies

Usage: ynh_package_autoremove name [name [...]]

Arguments:

  • name: the package name to remove

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_package_autopurge

Purge package(s) and their uneeded dependencies

Usage: ynh_package_autopurge name [name [...]]

Arguments:

  • name: the package name to autoremove and purge

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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ynh_install_app_dependencies

Define and install dependencies with a equivs control file

Usage: ynh_install_app_dependencies dep [dep [...]]

Arguments:

  • dep: the package name to install in dependence.
  • "dep1|dep2|…": You can specify alternatives. It will require to install (dep1 or dep2, etc).

Details:
This helper can/should only be called once per app

example : ynh_install_app_dependencies dep1 dep2 "dep3|dep4|dep5"

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_add_app_dependencies

Add dependencies to install with ynh_install_app_dependencies

Usage: ynh_add_app_dependencies --package=phpversion [--replace]

Arguments:

  • -p, --package=: Packages to add as dependencies for the app.
  • -r, --replace: Replace dependencies instead of adding to existing ones.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.8.1 or higher.

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ynh_remove_app_dependencies

Remove fake package and its dependencies

Usage: ynh_remove_app_dependencies

Details:
Dependencies will removed only if no other package need them.

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_install_extra_app_dependencies

Install packages from an extra repository properly.

Usage: ynh_install_extra_app_dependencies --repo="repo" --package="dep1 dep2" [--key=key_url] [--name=name]

Arguments:

  • -r, --repo=: Complete url of the extra repository.
  • -p, --package=: The packages to install from this extra repository
  • -k, --key=: url to get the public key.
  • -n, --name=: Name for the files for this repo, $app as default value.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.8.1 or higher.

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BACKUP

ynh_backup

Add a file or a directory to the list of paths to backup

Usage: ynh_backup --src_path=src_path [--dest_path=dest_path] [--is_big] [--not_mandatory]

Arguments:

  • -s, --src_path=: file or directory to bind or symlink or copy. it shouldn't be in the backup dir.
  • -d, --dest_path=: destination file or directory inside the backup dir
  • -b, --is_big: Indicate data are big (mail, video, image ...)
  • -m, --not_mandatory: Indicate that if the file is missing, the backup can ignore it.
  • arg: Deprecated arg

Details:
This helper can be used both in a system backup hook, and in an app backup script

ynh_backup writes src_path and the relative dest_path into a CSV file, and it creates the parent destination directory

If dest_path is ended by a slash it complete this path with the basename of src_path.

Example in the context of a wordpress app :

ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf"
# => This line will be added into CSV file
# "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf"

ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf" "conf/nginx.conf"
# => "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/conf/nginx.conf"

ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf" "conf/"
# => "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/conf/$app.conf"

ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf" "conf"
# => "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/conf"

#Deprecated usages (maintained for retro-compatibility)
ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf" "${backup_dir}/conf/nginx.conf"
# => "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/conf/nginx.conf"

ynh_backup "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf" "/conf/"
# => "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf","apps/wordpress/conf/$app.conf"

How to use --is_big:

--is_big is used to specify that this part of the backup can be quite huge. So, you don't want that your package does backup that part during ynh_backup_before_upgrade. In the same way, an user may doesn't want to backup this big part of the app for each of his backup. And so handle that part differently.

As this part of your backup may not be done, your restore script has to handle it. In your restore script, use --not_mandatory with ynh_restore_file As well in your remove script, you should not remove those data ! Or an user may end up with a failed upgrade restoring an app without data anymore !

To have the benefit of --is_big while doing a backup, you can whether set the environement variable BACKUP_CORE_ONLY to 1 (BACKUP_CORE_ONLY=1) before the backup command. It will affect only that backup command. Or set the config do_not_backup_data to 1 into the settings.yml of the app. This will affect all backups for this app until the setting is removed.

Requires YunoHost version 2.4.0 or higher. Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher for the argument --not_mandatory

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ynh_restore

Restore all files that were previously backuped in a core backup script or app backup script

Usage: ynh_restore

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_restore_file

Restore a file or a directory

Usage: ynh_restore_file --origin_path=origin_path [--dest_path=dest_path] [--not_mandatory]

Arguments:

  • -o, --origin_path=: Path where was located the file or the directory before to be backuped or relative path to $YNH_CWD where it is located in the backup archive
  • -d, --dest_path=: Path where restore the file or the dir. If unspecified, the destination will be ORIGIN_PATH or if the ORIGIN_PATH doesn't exist in the archive, the destination will be searched into backup.csv
  • -m, --not_mandatory: Indicate that if the file is missing, the restore process can ignore it.

Examples:

  • ynh_restore_file -o "/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf"

  • You can also use relative paths:

  • ynh_restore_file -o "conf/nginx.conf"

Details:
Use the registered path in backup_list by ynh_backup to restore the file at the right place.

If DEST_PATH already exists and is lighter than 500 Mo, a backup will be made in /home/yunohost.conf/backup/. Otherwise, the existing file is removed.

if apps/$app/etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf exists, restore it into /etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf if no, search for a match in the csv (eg: conf/nginx.conf) and restore it into /etc/nginx/conf.d/$domain.d/$app.conf

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher. Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher for the argument --not_mandatory

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ynh_store_file_checksum

Calculate and store a file checksum into the app settings

Usage: ynh_store_file_checksum --file=file

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: The file on which the checksum will performed, then stored.

Details:
$app should be defined when calling this helper

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_backup_if_checksum_is_different

Verify the checksum and backup the file if it's different

Usage: ynh_backup_if_checksum_is_different --file=file

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: The file on which the checksum test will be perfomed.

Returns: the name of a backup file, or nothing

Details:
This helper is primarily meant to allow to easily backup personalised/manually modified config files.

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_delete_file_checksum

Delete a file checksum from the app settings

Usage: ynh_delete_file_checksum --file=file

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: The file for which the checksum will be deleted

Details:
$app should be defined when calling this helper

Requires YunoHost version 3.3.1 or higher.

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ynh_backup_before_upgrade

Make a backup in case of failed upgrade

Usage: ynh_backup_before_upgrade

Details:
Usage in a package script:

  ynh_backup_before_upgrade
  ynh_clean_setup () {
      ynh_restore_upgradebackup
  }
  ynh_abort_if_errors

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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ynh_restore_upgradebackup

Restore a previous backup if the upgrade process failed

Usage: ynh_restore_upgradebackup

Details:
Usage in a package script:

  ynh_backup_before_upgrade
  ynh_clean_setup () {
      ynh_restore_upgradebackup
  }
  ynh_abort_if_errors

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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FAIL2BAN

ynh_add_fail2ban_config

Create a dedicated fail2ban config (jail and filter conf files)

Usage: 1: ynh_add_fail2ban_config --logpath=log_file --failregex=filter [--max_retry=max_retry] [--ports=ports] 2: ynh_add_fail2ban_config --use_template [--others_var="list of others variables to replace"]

Arguments:

  • -l, --logpath=: Log file to be checked by fail2ban
  • -r, --failregex=: Failregex to be looked for by fail2ban
  • -m, --max_retry=: Maximum number of retries allowed before banning IP address - default: 3
  • -p, --ports=: Ports blocked for a banned IP address - default: http,https
  • -t, --use_template: Use this helper in template mode
  • -v, --others_var=: List of others variables to replace separeted by a space for example : 'var_1 var_2 ...'

Details:

This will use a template in ../conf/f2b_jail.conf and ../conf/f2b_filter.conf See the documentation of ynh_add_config for a description of the template format and how placeholders are replaced with actual variables.

Generally your template will look like that by example (for synapse):

f2b_jail.conf:
    [__APP__]
    enabled = true
    port = http,https
    filter = __APP__
    logpath = /var/log/__APP__/logfile.log
    maxretry = 3
f2b_filter.conf:
    [INCLUDES]
    before = common.conf
    [Definition]

# Part of regex definition (just used to make more easy to make the global regex)
    __synapse_start_line = .? \- synapse\..+ \-

# Regex definition.
   failregex = ^%(__synapse_start_line)s INFO \- POST\-(\d+)\- <HOST> \- \d+ \- Received request\: POST /_matrix/client/r0/login\??<SKIPLINES>%(__synapse_start_line)s INFO \- POST\-\1\- Got login request with identifier: \{u'type': u'm.id.user', u'user'\: u'(.+?)'\}, medium\: None, address: None, user\: u'\5'<SKIPLINES>%(__synapse_start_line)s WARNING \- \- (Attempted to login as @\5\:.+ but they do not exist|Failed password login for user @\5\:.+)$

ignoreregex =

Note about the "failregex" option:

regex to match the password failure messages in the logfile. The host must be matched by a group named "host". The tag "<HOST>" can be used for standard IP/hostname matching and is only an alias for (?:::f{4,6}:)?(?P<host>[\w\-.^_]+)

You can find some more explainations about how to make a regex here : https://www.fail2ban.org/wiki/index.php/MANUAL_0_8#Filters

Note that the logfile need to exist before to call this helper !!

To validate your regex you can test with this command:

fail2ban-regex /var/log/YOUR_LOG_FILE_PATH /etc/fail2ban/filter.d/YOUR_APP.conf

Requires YunoHost version 4.1.0 or higher.

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ynh_remove_fail2ban_config

Remove the dedicated fail2ban config (jail and filter conf files)

Usage: ynh_remove_fail2ban_config

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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GETOPTS

HARDWARE

ynh_get_ram

Get the total or free amount of RAM+swap on the system

Usage: ynh_get_ram [--free|--total] [--ignore_swap|--only_swap]

Arguments:

  • -f, --free: Count free RAM+swap
  • -t, --total: Count total RAM+swap
  • -s, --ignore_swap: Ignore swap, consider only real RAM
  • -o, --only_swap: Ignore real RAM, consider only swap

Returns: the amount of free ram, in MB (MegaBytes)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.8.1 or higher.

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ynh_require_ram

Return 0 or 1 depending if the system has a given amount of RAM+swap free or total

Usage: ynh_require_ram --required=RAM [--free|--total] [--ignore_swap|--only_swap]

Arguments:

  • -r, --required=: The amount to require, in MB
  • -f, --free: Count free RAM+swap
  • -t, --total: Count total RAM+swap
  • -s, --ignore_swap: Ignore swap, consider only real RAM
  • -o, --only_swap: Ignore real RAM, consider only swap

Returns: 1 if the ram is under the requirement, 0 otherwise.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.8.1 or higher.

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LOGGING

ynh_die

Print a message to stderr and exit

Usage: ynh_die --message=MSG [--ret_code=RETCODE]

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: Message to display
  • -c, --ret_code=: Exit code to exit with

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.4.0 or higher.

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ynh_print_info

Display a message in the 'INFO' logging category

Usage: ynh_print_info --message="Some message"

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: Message to display

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_print_warn

Print a warning on stderr

Usage: ynh_print_warn --message="Text to print"

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: The text to print

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_print_err

Print an error on stderr

Usage: ynh_print_err --message="Text to print"

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: The text to print

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_exec_err

Execute a command and print the result as an error

Usage: ynh_exec_err "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_exec_warn

Execute a command and print the result as a warning

Usage: ynh_exec_warn "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_exec_warn_less

Execute a command and force the result to be printed on stdout

Usage: ynh_exec_warn_less "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_exec_quiet

Execute a command and redirect stdout in /dev/null

Usage: ynh_exec_quiet "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_exec_fully_quiet

Execute a command and redirect stdout and stderr in /dev/null

Usage: ynh_exec_fully_quiet "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_print_OFF

Remove any logs for all the following commands.

Usage: ynh_print_OFF

Details:
WARNING: You should be careful with this helper, and never forget to use ynh_print_ON as soon as possible to restore the logging.

Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_print_ON

Restore the logging after ynh_print_OFF

Usage: ynh_print_ON

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher.

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ynh_script_progression

Print a progress bar showing the progression of an app script

Usage: ynh_script_progression --message=message [--weight=weight] [--time]

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: The text to print
  • -w, --weight=: The weight for this progression. This value is 1 by default. Use a bigger value for a longer part of the script.
  • -t, --time: Print the execution time since the last call to this helper. Especially usefull to define weights. The execution time is given for the duration since the previous call. So the weight should be applied to this previous call.
  • -l, --last: Use for the last call of the helper, to fill the progression bar.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_return

Return data to the YunoHost core for later processing (to be used by special hooks like app config panel and core diagnosis)

Usage: ynh_return somedata

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.6.0 or higher.

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ynh_debug

Debugger for app packagers

Usage: ynh_debug [--message=message] [--trace=1/0]

Arguments:

  • -m, --message=: The text to print
  • -t, --trace=: Turn on or off the trace of the script. Usefull to trace nonly a small part of a script.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_debug_exec

Execute a command and print the result as debug

Usage: ynh_debug_exec "your_command [ | other_command ]"

Arguments:

  • command: command to execute

Details:
When using pipes, double quotes are required - otherwise, this helper will run the first command, and the whole output will be sent through the next pipe.

If the command to execute uses double quotes, they have to be escaped or they will be interpreted and removed.

Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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LOGROTATE

ynh_use_logrotate

Use logrotate to manage the logfile

Usage: ynh_use_logrotate [--logfile=/log/file] [--nonappend] [--specific_user=user/group]

Arguments:

  • -l, --logfile=: absolute path of logfile
  • -n, --nonappend: (optional) Replace the config file instead of appending this new config.
  • -u, --specific_user=: run logrotate as the specified user and group. If not specified logrotate is runned as root.

Details:
If no --logfile is provided, /var/log/$app will be used as default. logfile can point to a directory or a file.

It's possible to use this helper multiple times, each config will be added to the same logrotate config file. Unless you use the option --non-append

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher. Requires YunoHost version 3.2.0 or higher for the argument --specific_user

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ynh_remove_logrotate

Remove the app's logrotate config.

Usage: ynh_remove_logrotate

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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MULTIMEDIA

ynh_multimedia_build_main_dir

Initialize the multimedia directory system

Usage: ynh_multimedia_build_main_dir

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.2 or higher.

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ynh_multimedia_addfolder

Add a directory in yunohost.multimedia

Usage: ynh_multimedia_addfolder --source_dir="source_dir" --dest_dir="dest_dir"

Arguments:

  • -s, --source_dir=: Source directory - The real directory which contains your medias.
  • -d, --dest_dir=: Destination directory - The name and the place of the symbolic link, relative to "/home/yunohost.multimedia"

Details:
This "directory" will be a symbolic link to a existing directory.

Requires YunoHost version 4.2 or higher.

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ynh_multimedia_addaccess

Allow an user to have an write authorisation in multimedia directories

Usage: ynh_multimedia_addaccess user_name

Arguments:

  • -u, --user_name=: The name of the user which gain this access.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.2 or higher.

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MYSQL

ynh_mysql_connect_as

Open a connection as a user

Usage: ynh_mysql_connect_as --user=user --password=password [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -u, --user=: the user name to connect as
  • -p, --password=: the user password
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Examples:

  • ynh_mysql_connect_as --user="user" --password="pass" <<< "UPDATE ...;"

  • ynh_mysql_connect_as --user="user" --password="pass" < /path/to/file.sql

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_execute_as_root

Execute a command as root user

Usage: ynh_mysql_execute_as_root --sql=sql [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -s, --sql=: the SQL command to execute
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_execute_file_as_root

Execute a command from a file as root user

Usage: ynh_mysql_execute_file_as_root --file=file [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: the file containing SQL commands
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_dump_db

Dump a database

Usage: ynh_mysql_dump_db --database=database

Arguments:

  • -d, --database=: the database name to dump

Returns: The mysqldump output

Example: ynh_mysql_dump_db --database=roundcube > ./dump.sql

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_user_exists

Check if a mysql user exists

Usage: ynh_mysql_user_exists --user=user

Arguments:

  • -u, --user=: the user for which to check existence

Returns: 0 if the user exists, 1 otherwise.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_setup_db

Create a database, an user and its password. Then store the password in the app's config

Usage: ynh_mysql_setup_db --db_user=user --db_name=name [--db_pwd=pwd]

Arguments:

  • -u, --db_user=: Owner of the database
  • -n, --db_name=: Name of the database
  • -p, --db_pwd=: Password of the database. If not provided, a password will be generated

Details:
After executing this helper, the password of the created database will be available in $db_pwd It will also be stored as "mysqlpwd" into the app settings.

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_mysql_remove_db

Remove a database if it exists, and the associated user

Usage: ynh_mysql_remove_db --db_user=user --db_name=name

Arguments:

  • -u, --db_user=: Owner of the database
  • -n, --db_name=: Name of the database

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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NETWORK

ynh_find_port

Find a free port and return it

Usage: ynh_find_port --port=begin_port

Arguments:

  • -p, --port=: port to start to search

Returns: the port number

Example: port=$(ynh_find_port --port=8080)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_port_available

Test if a port is available

Usage: ynh_find_port --port=XYZ

Arguments:

  • -p, --port=: port to check

Returns: 0 if the port is available, 1 if it is already used by another process.

Example: ynh_port_available --port=1234 || ynh_die --message="Port 1234 is needs to be available for this app"

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.8.0 or higher.

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ynh_validate_ip4

Validate an IPv4 address

Usage: ynh_validate_ip4 --ip_address=ip_address

Arguments:

  • -i, --ip_address=: the ipv4 address to check

Returns: 0 for valid ipv4 addresses, 1 otherwise

Example: ynh_validate_ip4 111.222.333.444

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_validate_ip6

Validate an IPv6 address

Usage: ynh_validate_ip6 --ip_address=ip_address

Arguments:

  • -i, --ip_address=: the ipv6 address to check

Returns: 0 for valid ipv6 addresses, 1 otherwise

Example: ynh_validate_ip6 2000:dead:beef::1

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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NGINX

ynh_add_nginx_config

Create a dedicated nginx config

Usage: ynh_add_nginx_config

Details:
This will use a template in ../conf/nginx.conf See the documentation of ynh_add_config for a description of the template format and how placeholders are replaced with actual variables.

Additionally, ynh_add_nginx_config will replace:

  • #sub_path_only by empty string if path_url is not '/'
  • #root_path_only by empty string if path_url is '/'

This allows to enable/disable specific behaviors dependenging on the install location

Requires YunoHost version 4.1.0 or higher.

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ynh_remove_nginx_config

Remove the dedicated nginx config

Usage: ynh_remove_nginx_config

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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NODEJS

ynh_use_nodejs

Load the version of node for an app, and set variables.

Usage: ynh_use_nodejs

Details:
ynh_use_nodejs has to be used in any app scripts before using node for the first time. This helper will provide alias and variables to use in your scripts.

To use npm or node, use the alias ynh_npm and ynh_node.

Those alias will use the correct version installed for the app. For example: use ynh_npm install instead of npm install

With sudo or ynh_exec_as, use instead the fallback variables $ynh_npm and $ynh_node And propagate $PATH to sudo with $ynh_node_load_PATH Exemple: ynh_exec_as $app $ynh_node_load_PATH $ynh_npm install

$PATH contains the path of the requested version of node. However, $PATH is duplicated into $node_PATH to outlast any manipulation of $PATH You can use the variable $ynh_node_load_PATH to quickly load your node version in $PATH for an usage into a separate script. Exemple: $ynh_node_load_PATH $final_path/script_that_use_npm.sh`

Finally, to start a nodejs service with the correct version, 2 solutions Either the app is dependent of node or npm, but does not called it directly. In such situation, you need to load PATH :

Environment="__NODE_ENV_PATH__"
ExecStart=__FINALPATH__/my_app

You will replace NODE_ENV_PATH with $ynh_node_load_PATH.

Or node start the app directly, then you don't need to load the PATH variable

ExecStart=__YNH_NODE__ my_app run

You will replace __YNH_NODE__ with $ynh_node

2 other variables are also available

  • $nodejs_path: The absolute path to node binaries for the chosen version.
  • $nodejs_version: Just the version number of node for this app. Stored as 'nodejs_version' in settings.yml.

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.12 or higher.

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ynh_install_nodejs

Install a specific version of nodejs

Usage: ynh_install_nodejs --nodejs_version=nodejs_version

Arguments:

  • -n, --nodejs_version=: Version of node to install. When possible, your should prefer to use major version number (e.g. 8 instead of 8.10.0). The crontab will then handle the update of minor versions when needed.

Details:
ynh_install_nodejs will install the version of node provided as argument by using n.

n (Node version management) uses the PATH variable to store the path of the version of node it is going to use. That's how it changes the version

Refer to ynh_use_nodejs for more information about available commands and variables

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.12 or higher.

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ynh_remove_nodejs

Remove the version of node used by the app.

Usage: ynh_remove_nodejs

Details:
This helper will check if another app uses the same version of node.

  • If not, this version of node will be removed.
  • If no other app uses node, n will be also removed.

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.12 or higher.

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PERMISSION

ynh_permission_create

Create a new permission for the app

Usage: ynh_permission_create --permission="permission" [--url="url"] [--additional_urls="second-url" [ "third-url" ]] [--auth_header=true|false] [--allowed=group1 [ group2 ]] [--label="label"] [--show_tile=true|false] [--protected=true|false]

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the name for the permission (by default a permission named "main" already exist)
  • -u, --url=: (optional) URL for which access will be allowed/forbidden. Note that if 'show_tile' is enabled, this URL will be the URL of the tile.
  • -A, --additional_urls=: (optional) List of additional URL for which access will be allowed/forbidden
  • -h, --auth_header=: (optional) Define for the URL of this permission, if SSOwat pass the authentication header to the application. Default is true
  • -a, --allowed=: (optional) A list of group/user to allow for the permission
  • -l, --label=: (optional) Define a name for the permission. This label will be shown on the SSO and in the admin. Default is "APP_LABEL (permission name)".
  • -t, --show_tile=: (optional) Define if a tile will be shown in the SSO. If yes the name of the tile will be the 'label' parameter. Defaults to false for the permission different than 'main'.
  • -P, --protected=: (optional) Define if this permission is protected. If it is protected the administrator won't be able to add or remove the visitors group of this permission. Defaults to 'false'.

Details:
Example 1: ynh_permission_create --permission=admin --url=/admin --additional_urls=domain.tld/admin /superadmin --allowed=alice bob \ --label="My app admin" --show_tile=true

This example will create a new permission permission with this following effect:

  • A tile named "My app admin" in the SSO will be available for the users alice and bob. This tile will point to the relative url '/admin'.
  • Only the user alice and bob will have the access to theses following url: /admin, domain.tld/admin, /superadmin

Example 2:

ynh_permission_create --permission=api --url=domain.tld/api --auth_header=false --allowed=visitors \ --label="MyApp API" --protected=true

This example will create a new protected permission. So the admin won't be able to add/remove the visitors group of this permission. In case of an API with need to be always public it avoid that the admin break anything. With this permission all client will be allowed to access to the url 'domain.tld/api'. Note that in this case no tile will be show on the SSO. Note that the auth_header parameter is to 'false'. So no authentication header will be passed to the application. Generally the API is requested by an application and enabling the auth_header has no advantage and could bring some issues in some case. So in this case it's better to disable this option for all API.

If provided, 'url' or 'additional_urls' is assumed to be relative to the app domain/path if they start with '/'. For example: / -> domain.tld/app /admin -> domain.tld/app/admin domain.tld/app/api -> domain.tld/app/api

'url' or 'additional_urls' can be treated as a PCRE (not lua) regex if it starts with "re:". For example: re:/api/[A-Z]$ -> domain.tld/app/api/[A-Z]$ re:domain.tld/app/api/[A-Z]$ -> domain.tld/app/api/[A-Z]$

Note that globally the parameter 'url' and 'additional_urls' are same. The only difference is:

  • 'url' is only one url, 'additional_urls' can be a list of urls. There are no limitation of 'additional_urls'
  • 'url' is used for the url of tile in the SSO (if enabled with the 'show_tile' parameter)

About the authentication header (auth_header parameter). The SSO pass (by default) to the application theses following HTTP header (linked to the authenticated user) to the application:

  • "Auth-User": username
  • "Remote-User": username
  • "Email": user email

Generally this feature is usefull to authenticate automatically the user in the application but in some case the application don't work with theses header and theses header need to be disabled to have the application to work correctly. See https://github.com/YunoHost/issues/issues/1420 for more informations

Requires YunoHost version 3.7.0 or higher.

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ynh_permission_delete

Remove a permission for the app (note that when the app is removed all permission is automatically removed)

Usage: ynh_permission_delete --permission="permission"

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the name for the permission (by default a permission named "main" is removed automatically when the app is removed)

Example: ynh_permission_delete --permission=editors

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.7.0 or higher.

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ynh_permission_exists

Check if a permission exists

Usage: ynh_permission_exists --permission=permission | exit: Return 1 if the permission doesn't exist, 0 otherwise

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the permission to check

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.7.0 or higher.

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ynh_permission_url

Redefine the url associated to a permission

Usage: ynh_permission_url --permission "permission" [--url="url"] [--add_url="new-url" [ "other-new-url" ]] [--remove_url="old-url" [ "other-old-url" ]] [--auth_header=true|false] [--clear_urls]

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the name for the permission (by default a permission named "main" is removed automatically when the app is removed)
  • -u, --url=: (optional) URL for which access will be allowed/forbidden. Note that if you want to remove url you can pass an empty sting as arguments ("").
  • -a, --add_url=: (optional) List of additional url to add for which access will be allowed/forbidden.
  • -r, --remove_url=: (optional) List of additional url to remove for which access will be allowed/forbidden
  • -h, --auth_header=: (optional) Define for the URL of this permission, if SSOwat pass the authentication header to the application
  • -c, --clear_urls: (optional) Clean all urls (url and additional_urls)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.7.0 or higher.

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ynh_permission_update

Update a permission for the app

Usage: ynh_permission_update --permission "permission" [--add="group" ["group" ...]] [--remove="group" ["group" ...]] [--label="label"] [--show_tile=true|false] [--protected=true|false]

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the name for the permission (by default a permission named "main" already exist)
  • -a, --add=: the list of group or users to enable add to the permission
  • -r, --remove=: the list of group or users to remove from the permission
  • -l, --label=: (optional) Define a name for the permission. This label will be shown on the SSO and in the admin.
  • -t, --show_tile=: (optional) Define if a tile will be shown in the SSO
  • -P, --protected=: (optional) Define if this permission is protected. If it is protected the administrator won't be able to add or remove the visitors group of this permission.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.7.0 or higher.

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ynh_permission_has_user

Check if a permission has an user

Usage: ynh_permission_has_user --permission=permission --user=user | exit: Return 1 if the permission doesn't have that user or doesn't exist, 0 otherwise

Arguments:

  • -p, --permission=: the permission to check
  • -u, --user=: the user seek in the permission

Example: ynh_permission_has_user --permission=main --user=visitors

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.7.1 or higher.

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ynh_legacy_permissions_exists

Check if a legacy permissions exist

Usage: ynh_legacy_permissions_exists | exit: Return 1 if the permission doesn't exist, 0 otherwise

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.1.2 or higher.

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ynh_legacy_permissions_delete_all

Remove all legacy permissions

Usage: ynh_legacy_permissions_delete_all

Example: if ynh_legacy_permissions_exists then ynh_legacy_permissions_delete_all # You can recreate the required permissions here with ynh_permission_create fi Requires YunoHost version 4.1.2 or higher.

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PHP

ynh_add_fpm_config

Create a dedicated PHP-FPM config

Usage: 1: ynh_add_fpm_config [--phpversion=7.X] [--use_template] [--package=packages] [--dedicated_service] 2: ynh_add_fpm_config [--phpversion=7.X] --usage=usage --footprint=footprint [--package=packages] [--dedicated_service] low - Less than 20 MB of RAM by pool. medium - Between 20 MB and 40 MB of RAM by pool. high - More than 40 MB of RAM by pool. Or specify exactly the footprint, the load of the service as MB by pool instead of having a standard value. To have this value, use the following command and stress the service. watch -n0.5 ps -o user,cmd,%cpu,rss -u APP

Arguments:

  • -v, --phpversion=: Version of PHP to use.
  • -t, --use_template: Use this helper in template mode.
  • -p, --package=: Additionnal PHP packages to install
  • -d, --dedicated_service: Use a dedicated PHP-FPM service instead of the common one.
  • -v, --phpversion=: Version of PHP to use.
  • -f, --footprint=: Memory footprint of the service (low/medium/high).
  • -u, --usage=: Expected usage of the service (low/medium/high).
  • -p, --package=: Additionnal PHP packages to install for a specific version of PHP
  • -d, --dedicated_service: Use a dedicated PHP-FPM service instead of the common one.

Details:

The footprint of the service will be used to defined the maximum footprint we can allow, which is half the maximum RAM. So it will be used to defined 'pm.max_children' A lower value for the footprint will allow more children for 'pm.max_children'. And so for 'pm.start_servers', 'pm.min_spare_servers' and 'pm.max_spare_servers' which are defined from the value of 'pm.max_children' NOTE: 'pm.max_children' can't exceed 4 times the number of processor's cores.

The usage value will defined the way php will handle the children for the pool. A value set as 'low' will set the process manager to 'ondemand'. Children will start only if the service is used, otherwise no child will stay alive. This config gives the lower footprint when the service is idle. But will use more proc since it has to start a child as soon it's used. Set as 'medium', the process manager will be at dynamic. If the service is idle, a number of children equal to pm.min_spare_servers will stay alive. So the service can be quick to answer to any request. The number of children can grow if needed. The footprint can stay low if the service is idle, but not null. The impact on the proc is a little bit less than 'ondemand' as there's always a few children already available. Set as 'high', the process manager will be set at 'static'. There will be always as many children as 'pm.max_children', the footprint is important (but will be set as maximum a quarter of the maximum RAM) but the impact on the proc is lower. The service will be quick to answer as there's always many children ready to answer.

Requires YunoHost version 4.1.0 or higher.

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ynh_remove_fpm_config

Remove the dedicated PHP-FPM config

Usage: ynh_remove_fpm_config

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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ynh_composer_exec

Execute a command with Composer

Usage: ynh_composer_exec [--phpversion=phpversion] [--workdir=$final_path] --commands="commands"

Arguments:

  • -v, --phpversion: PHP version to use with composer
  • -w, --workdir: The directory from where the command will be executed. Default $final_path.
  • -c, --commands: Commands to execute.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.2 or higher.

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ynh_install_composer

Install and initialize Composer in the given directory

Usage: ynh_install_composer [--phpversion=phpversion] [--workdir=$final_path] [--install_args="--optimize-autoloader"] [--composerversion=composerversion]

Arguments:

  • -v, --phpversion: PHP version to use with composer
  • -w, --workdir: The directory from where the command will be executed. Default $final_path.
  • -a, --install_args: Additional arguments provided to the composer install. Argument --no-dev already include
  • -c, --composerversion: Composer version to install

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.2 or higher.

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POSTGRESQL

ynh_psql_connect_as

Open a connection as a user

Usage: ynh_psql_connect_as --user=user --password=password [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -u, --user=: the user name to connect as
  • -p, --password=: the user password
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Examples:

  • ynh_psql_connect_as 'user' 'pass' <<< "UPDATE ...;"

  • ynh_psql_connect_as 'user' 'pass' < /path/to/file.sql

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_execute_as_root

Execute a command as root user

Usage: ynh_psql_execute_as_root --sql=sql [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -s, --sql=: the SQL command to execute
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_execute_file_as_root

Execute a command from a file as root user

Usage: ynh_psql_execute_file_as_root --file=file [--database=database]

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: the file containing SQL commands
  • -d, --database=: the database to connect to

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_dump_db

Dump a database

Usage: ynh_psql_dump_db --database=database

Arguments:

  • -d, --database=: the database name to dump

Returns: the psqldump output

Example: ynh_psql_dump_db 'roundcube' > ./dump.sql

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_user_exists

Check if a psql user exists

Usage: ynh_psql_user_exists --user=user | exit: Return 1 if the user doesn't exist, 0 otherwise

Arguments:

  • -u, --user=: the user for which to check existence

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_database_exists

Check if a psql database exists

Usage: ynh_psql_database_exists --database=database | exit: Return 1 if the database doesn't exist, 0 otherwise

Arguments:

  • -d, --database=: the database for which to check existence

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_psql_setup_db

Create a database, an user and its password. Then store the password in the app's config

Usage: ynh_psql_setup_db --db_user=user --db_name=name [--db_pwd=pwd]

Arguments:

  • -u, --db_user=: Owner of the database
  • -n, --db_name=: Name of the database
  • -p, --db_pwd=: Password of the database. If not provided, a password will be generated

Details:
After executing this helper, the password of the created database will be available in $db_pwd It will also be stored as "psqlpwd" into the app settings.

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.13 or higher.

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ynh_psql_remove_db

Remove a database if it exists, and the associated user

Usage: ynh_psql_remove_db --db_user=user --db_name=name

Arguments:

  • -u, --db_user=: Owner of the database
  • -n, --db_name=: Name of the database

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.13 or higher.

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ynh_psql_test_if_first_run

Create a master password and set up global settings

Usage: ynh_psql_test_if_first_run

Details:
It also make sure that postgresql is installed and running Please always call this script in install and restore scripts

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.13 or higher.

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SETTING

ynh_app_setting_get

Get an application setting

Usage: ynh_app_setting_get --app=app --key=key

Arguments:

  • -a, --app=: the application id
  • -k, --key=: the setting to get

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_app_setting_set

Set an application setting

Usage: ynh_app_setting_set --app=app --key=key --value=value

Arguments:

  • -a, --app=: the application id
  • -k, --key=: the setting name to set
  • -v, --value=: the setting value to set

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_app_setting_delete

Delete an application setting

Usage: ynh_app_setting_delete --app=app --key=key

Arguments:

  • -a, --app=: the application id
  • -k, --key=: the setting to delete

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_webpath_available

Check availability of a web path

Usage: ynh_webpath_available --domain=domain --path_url=path

Arguments:

  • -d, --domain=: the domain/host of the url
  • -p, --path_url=: the web path to check the availability of

Example: ynh_webpath_available --domain=some.domain.tld --path_url=/coffee

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_webpath_register

Register/book a web path for an app

Usage: ynh_webpath_register --app=app --domain=domain --path_url=path

Arguments:

  • -a, --app=: the app for which the domain should be registered
  • -d, --domain=: the domain/host of the web path
  • -p, --path_url=: the web path to be registered

Example: ynh_webpath_register --app=wordpress --domain=some.domain.tld --path_url=/coffee

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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STRING

ynh_string_random

Generate a random string

Usage: ynh_string_random [--length=string_length]

Arguments:

  • -l, --length=: the string length to generate (default: 24)

Returns: the generated string

Example: pwd=$(ynh_string_random --length=8)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_replace_string

Substitute/replace a string (or expression) by another in a file

Usage: ynh_replace_string --match_string=match_string --replace_string=replace_string --target_file=target_file

Arguments:

  • -m, --match_string=: String to be searched and replaced in the file
  • -r, --replace_string=: String that will replace matches
  • -f, --target_file=: File in which the string will be replaced.

Details:
As this helper is based on sed command, regular expressions and references to sub-expressions can be used (see sed manual page for more information)

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_replace_special_string

Substitute/replace a special string by another in a file

Usage: ynh_replace_special_string --match_string=match_string --replace_string=replace_string --target_file=target_file

Arguments:

  • -m, --match_string=: String to be searched and replaced in the file
  • -r, --replace_string=: String that will replace matches
  • -t, --target_file=: File in which the string will be replaced.

Details:
This helper will use ynh_replace_string, but as you can use special characters, you can't use some regular expressions and sub-expressions.

Requires YunoHost version 2.7.7 or higher.

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ynh_sanitize_dbid

Sanitize a string intended to be the name of a database

Usage: ynh_sanitize_dbid --db_name=name

Arguments:

  • -n, --db_name=: name to correct/sanitize

Returns: the corrected name

Example: dbname=$(ynh_sanitize_dbid $app)

Details:
Underscorify the string (replace - and . by _)

Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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SYSTEMD

ynh_add_systemd_config

Create a dedicated systemd config

Usage: ynh_add_systemd_config [--service=service] [--template=template]

Arguments:

  • -s, --service=: Service name (optionnal, $app by default)
  • -t, --template=: Name of template file (optionnal, this is 'systemd' by default, meaning ../conf/systemd.service will be used as template)

Details:
This will use the template ../conf/<templatename>.service.

See the documentation of ynh_add_config for a description of the template format and how placeholders are replaced with actual variables.

Requires YunoHost version 4.1.0 or higher.

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ynh_remove_systemd_config

Remove the dedicated systemd config

Usage: ynh_remove_systemd_config [--service=service]

Arguments:

  • -s, --service=: Service name (optionnal, $app by default)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.2 or higher.

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ynh_systemd_action

Start (or other actions) a service, print a log in case of failure and optionnaly wait until the service is completely started

Usage: ynh_systemd_action [--service_name=service_name] [--action=action] [ [--line_match="line to match"] [--log_path=log_path] [--timeout=300] [--length=20] ]

Arguments:

  • -n, --service_name=: Name of the service to start. Default : $app
  • -a, --action=: Action to perform with systemctl. Default: start
  • -l, --line_match=: Line to match - The line to find in the log to attest the service have finished to boot. If not defined it don't wait until the service is completely started.
  • -p, --log_path=: Log file - Path to the log file. Default : /var/log/$app/$app.log
  • -t, --timeout=: Timeout - The maximum time to wait before ending the watching. Default : 300 seconds.
  • -e, --length=: Length of the error log : Default : 20

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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USER

ynh_user_exists

Check if a YunoHost user exists

Usage: ynh_user_exists --username=username

Arguments:

  • -u, --username=: the username to check

Returns: 0 if the user exists, 1 otherwise.

Example: ynh_user_exists 'toto' || echo "User does not exist"

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_user_get_info

Retrieve a YunoHost user information

Usage: ynh_user_get_info --username=username --key=key

Arguments:

  • -u, --username=: the username to retrieve info from
  • -k, --key=: the key to retrieve

Returns: the value associate to that key

Example: mail=$(ynh_user_get_info 'toto' 'mail')

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_user_list

Get the list of YunoHost users

Usage: ynh_user_list

Returns: one username per line as strings

Example: for u in $(ynh_user_list); do ... ; done

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.4.0 or higher.

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ynh_system_user_exists

Check if a user exists on the system

Usage: ynh_system_user_exists --username=username

Arguments:

  • -u, --username=: the username to check

Returns: 0 if the user exists, 1 otherwise.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.2.4 or higher.

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ynh_system_group_exists

Check if a group exists on the system

Usage: ynh_system_group_exists --group=group

Arguments:

  • -g, --group=: the group to check

Returns: 0 if the group exists, 1 otherwise.

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0.2 or higher.

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ynh_system_user_create

Create a system user

Usage: ynh_system_user_create --username=user_name [--home_dir=home_dir] [--use_shell] [--groups="group1 group2"]

Arguments:

  • -u, --username=: Name of the system user that will be create
  • -h, --home_dir=: Path of the home dir for the user. Usually the final path of the app. If this argument is omitted, the user will be created without home
  • -s, --use_shell: Create a user using the default login shell if present. If this argument is omitted, the user will be created with /usr/sbin/nologin shell
  • -g, --groups: Add the user to system groups. Typically meant to add the user to the ssh.app / sftp.app group (e.g. for borgserver, my_webapp)

Details:
Create a nextcloud user with no home directory and /usr/sbin/nologin login shell (hence no login capability) :

ynh_system_user_create --username=nextcloud

Create a discourse user using /var/www/discourse as home directory and the default login shell :

ynh_system_user_create --username=discourse --home_dir=/var/www/discourse --use_shell

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_system_user_delete

Delete a system user

Usage: ynh_system_user_delete --username=user_name

Arguments:

  • -u, --username=: Name of the system user that will be create

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_exec_as

Execute a command as another user

Usage: ynh_exec_as $USER COMMAND [ARG ...]

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 4.1.7 or higher.

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UTILS

ynh_abort_if_errors

Exits if an error occurs during the execution of the script.

Usage: ynh_abort_if_errors

Details:
This configure the rest of the script execution such that, if an error occurs or if an empty variable is used, the execution of the script stops immediately and a call to ynh_clean_setup is triggered if it has been defined by your script.

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_setup_source

Download, check integrity, uncompress and patch the source from app.src

Usage: ynh_setup_source --dest_dir=dest_dir [--source_id=source_id] [--keep="file1 file2"]

Arguments:

  • -d, --dest_dir=: Directory where to setup sources
  • -s, --source_id=: Name of the source, defaults to app
  • -k, --keep=: Space-separated list of files/folders that will be backup/restored in $dest_dir, such as a config file you don't want to overwrite. For example 'conf.json secrets.json logs/'

Details:
This helper will read conf/${source_id}.src, download and install the sources.

The src file need to contains:

SOURCE_URL=Address to download the app archive
SOURCE_SUM=Control sum
# (Optional) Program to check the integrity (sha256sum, md5sum...). Default: sha256
SOURCE_SUM_PRG=sha256
# (Optional) Archive format. Default: tar.gz
SOURCE_FORMAT=tar.gz
# (Optional) Put false if sources are directly in the archive root. Default: true
# Instead of true, SOURCE_IN_SUBDIR could be the number of sub directories to remove.
SOURCE_IN_SUBDIR=false
# (Optionnal) Name of the local archive (offline setup support). Default: ${src_id}.${src_format}
SOURCE_FILENAME=example.tar.gz
# (Optional) If it set as false don't extract the source. Default: true
# (Useful to get a debian package or a python wheel.)
SOURCE_EXTRACT=(true|false)

The helper will:

  • Check if there is a local source archive in /opt/yunohost-apps-src/$APP_ID/$SOURCE_FILENAME
  • Download $SOURCE_URL if there is no local archive
  • Check the integrity with $SOURCE_SUM_PRG -c --status
  • Uncompress the archive to $dest_dir.
    • If $SOURCE_IN_SUBDIR is true, the first level directory of the archive will be removed.
    • If $SOURCE_IN_SUBDIR is a numeric value, the N first level directories will be removed.
  • Patches named sources/patches/${src_id}-*.patch will be applied to $dest_dir
  • Extra files in sources/extra_files/$src_id will be copied to dest_dir

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_local_curl

Curl abstraction to help with POST requests to local pages (such as installation forms)

Usage: ynh_local_curl "page_uri" "key1=value1" "key2=value2" ...

Arguments:

  • page_uri: Path (relative to $path_url) of the page where POST data will be sent
  • key1=value1: (Optionnal) POST key and corresponding value
  • key2=value2: (Optionnal) Another POST key and corresponding value
  • ...: (Optionnal) More POST keys and values

Example: ynh_local_curl "/install.php?installButton" "foo=$var1" "bar=$var2"

Details:
For multiple calls, cookies are persisted between each call for the same app

$domain and $path_url should be defined externally (and correspond to the domain.tld and the /path (of the app?))

Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_add_config

Create a dedicated config file from a template

Usage: ynh_add_config --template="template" --destination="destination"

Arguments:

  • -t, --template=: Template config file to use
  • -d, --destination=: Destination of the config file

Examples:

  • ynh_add_config --template=".env" --destination="$final_path/.env"

  • ynh_add_config --template="../conf/.env" --destination="$final_path/.env"

  • ynh_add_config --template="/etc/nginx/sites-available/default" --destination="etc/nginx/sites-available/mydomain.conf"

Details:
The template can be by default the name of a file in the conf directory of a YunoHost Package, a relative path or an absolute path.

The helper will use the template template to generate a config file destination by replacing the following keywords with global variables that should be defined before calling this helper :

  __PATH__                by $path_url
  __NAME__                by $app
  __NAMETOCHANGE__        by $app
  __USER__                by $app
  __FINALPATH__           by $final_path
  __PHPVERSION__          by $YNH_PHP_VERSION
  __YNH_NODE_LOAD_PATH__  by $ynh_node_load_PATH

And any dynamic variables that should be defined before calling this helper like:

  __DOMAIN__   by $domain
  __APP__      by $app
  __VAR_1__    by $var_1
  __VAR_2__    by $var_2

The helper will verify the checksum and backup the destination file if it's different before applying the new template.

And it will calculate and store the destination file checksum into the app settings when configuration is done.

Requires YunoHost version 4.1.0 or higher.

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ynh_get_debian_release

Fetch the Debian release codename

Usage: ynh_get_debian_release

Returns: The Debian release codename (i.e. jessie, stretch, ...)

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.7.12 or higher.

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ynh_secure_remove

Remove a file or a directory securely

Usage: ynh_secure_remove --file=path_to_remove

Arguments:

  • -f, --file=: File or directory to remove

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 2.6.4 or higher.

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ynh_read_manifest

Read the value of a key in a ynh manifest file

Usage: ynh_read_manifest --manifest="manifest.json" --key="key"

Arguments:

  • -m, --manifest=: Path of the manifest to read
  • -k, --key=: Name of the key to find

Returns: the value associate to that key

Details:
Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_app_upstream_version

Read the upstream version from the manifest or `$YNH_APP_MANIFEST_VERSION`

Usage: ynh_app_upstream_version [--manifest="manifest.json"]

Arguments:

  • -m, --manifest=: Path of the manifest to read

Returns: the version number of the upstream app

Details:
If the manifest is not specified, the envvar $YNH_APP_MANIFEST_VERSION will be used.

The version number in the manifest is defined by <upstreamversion>~ynh<packageversion>.

For example, if the manifest contains 4.3-2~ynh3 the function will return 4.3-2

Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_app_package_version

Read package version from the manifest

Usage: ynh_app_package_version [--manifest="manifest.json"]

Arguments:

  • -m, --manifest=: Path of the manifest to read

Returns: the version number of the package

Details:
The version number in the manifest is defined by <upstreamversion>~ynh<packageversion>.

For example, if the manifest contains 4.3-2~ynh3 the function will return 3

Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_check_app_version_changed

Checks the app version to upgrade with the existing app version and returns:

Usage: ynh_check_app_version_changed

Returns: UPGRADE_APP if the upstream version changed, UPGRADE_PACKAGE otherwise.

Details:
This helper should be used to avoid an upgrade of an app, or the upstream part of it, when it's not needed

You can force an upgrade, even if the package is up to date, with the --force (or -F) argument :

sudo yunohost app upgrade <appname> --force

Requires YunoHost version 3.5.0 or higher.

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ynh_compare_current_package_version

Compare the current package version against another version given as an argument.

Usage: ynh_compare_current_package_version --comparison (lt|le|eq|ne|ge|gt) --version <X~ynhY>

Arguments:

  • --comparison: Comparison type. Could be : lt (lower than), le (lower or equal), eq (equal), ne (not equal), ge (greater or equal), gt (greater than)
  • --version: The version to compare. Need to be a version in the yunohost package version type (like 2.3.1~ynh4)

Returns: 0 if the evaluation is true, 1 if false.

Example: ynh_compare_current_package_version --comparison lt --version 2.3.2~ynh1

Details:
This helper is usually used when we need to do some actions only for some old package versions.

Generally you might probably use it as follow in the upgrade script :

if ynh_compare_current_package_version --comparison lt --version 2.3.2~ynh1
then
    # Do something that is needed for the package version older than 2.3.2~ynh1
fi

Requires YunoHost version 3.8.0 or higher.

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