Installing Odoo 10.0

On Ubuntu16.04 LTS

Start by updating the server and add user for the server to run

# update the system
apt-get update && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

# add system user to run the server
sudo adduser --system --home=/opt/odoo --group odoo

# you will need to specify the shell to switch to odoo user
sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash
exit


Install PostgreSQL

# install postgres
apt-get install postgresql

# add postgres user
sudo su - postgrescreateuser --createdb --username postgres --no-createrole --no-superuser --pwprompt odoo
exit


Install dependencies

sudo apt-get install python-cups python-dateutil python-decorator python-docutils python-feedparser \
    python-gdata python-geoip python-gevent python-imaging python-jinja2 python-ldap python-libxslt1 \
    python-lxml python-mako python-mock python-openid python-passlib python-psutil python-psycopg2 \
    python-pybabel python-pychart python-pydot python-pyparsing python-pypdf python-reportlab python-requests \
    python-simplejson python-tz python-unicodecsv python-unittest2 python-vatnumber python-vobject \
    python-werkzeug python-xlwt python-yaml node-clean-css node-less xfonts-75dpi libgeoip1 libgeoip-dev geoip-bin

  

Install wkhtmltopdf

# for 64 bit systems, else you need to find the correct architecture package
wget http://download.gna.org/wkhtmltopdf/0.12/0.12.2.1/wkhtmltox-0.12.2.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb
sudo apt-get install xfonts-base
sudo apt-get -f install
sudo dpkg -i wkhtmltox-0.12.1_linux-trusty-amd64.deb


Install GIT and clone the server code

sudo apt-get install git
sudo su - odoo -s /bin/bash
git clone https://www.github.com/odoo/odoo --depth 1 --branch 10.0 --single-branch v10
exit


Set the configuration file

# copy the default configuration file
sudo cp /opt/odoo/v10/debian/odoo.conf /etc/odoo-server.conf

# set correct permissions and access
sudo chown odoo: /etc/odoo-server.conf
sudo chmod 640 /etc/odoo-server.conf


Change the configuration file

# uncomment and set a really strong password --VERY IMPORTANT--
; admin_passwd = RealllyStrongAndLongPasswordWithCharsAndNumbersAndSymbold

# add the following lines
logfile = /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log
no_database_list = True
xmlrpc_interface = 127.0.0.1
logrotate = True
proxy_mode = True


Add the service file

sudo nano /etc/init.d/odoo-server


Paste the following content

#!/bin/sh
### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides: odoo-server
# Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog
# Required-Stop: $remote_fs $syslog
# Should-Start: $network
# Should-Stop: $network
# Default-Start: 2 3 4 5
# Default-Stop: 0 1 6
# Short-Description: Complete Business Application software
# Description: Odoo is a complete suite of business tools.
### END INIT INFO

PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin
DAEMON=/opt/odoo/v10/odoo-bin
NAME=odoo-server
DESC=odoo-server
# Specify the user name (Default: odoo).
USER=odoo
# Specify an alternate config file (Default: /etc/odoo-server.conf).
CONFIGFILE="/etc/odoo-server.conf"
# pidfile
PIDFILE=/var/run/$NAME.pid
# Additional options that are passed to the Daemon.
DAEMON_OPTS="-c $CONFIGFILE"
[ -x $DAEMON ] || exit 0[ -f $CONFIGFILE ] || exit 0
checkpid() { [ -f $PIDFILE ] || return 1 pid=`cat $PIDFILE` [ -d /proc/$pid ] && return 0 return 1}
case "${1}" in
        start)
                echo -n "Starting ${DESC}: "
                start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \
                        --chuid ${USER} --background --make-pidfile \
                        --exec ${DAEMON} -- ${DAEMON_OPTS}
                echo "${NAME}."
                ;;
        stop)
                echo -n "Stopping ${DESC}: "
                start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \
                        --oknodo
                echo "${NAME}."
                ;;
        restart|force-reload)
                echo -n "Restarting ${DESC}: "
                start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \
                        --oknodo sleep 1
                start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --pidfile ${PIDFILE} \
                        --chuid ${USER} --background --make-pidfile \
                        --exec ${DAEMON} -- ${DAEMON_OPTS}
                echo "${NAME}."
                ;;
        *)
                N=/etc/init.d/${NAME}
                echo "Usage: ${NAME} {start|stop|restart|force-reload}" >&2
                exit 1
                ;;
esac
exit 0


Add correct permissions and access to service and create log folder

sudo chmod 755 /etc/init.d/odoo-server
sudo chown root: /etc/init.d/odoo-server

# create the folder to place the log files
sudo mkdir /var/log/odoo
sudo chown odoo:root /var/log/odoo


Start the service file

sudo /etc/init.d/odoo-server start


Check the log for entries (q to quit)

less /var/log/odoo/odoo-server.log


Add startup to the service

sudo update-rc.d odoo-server defaults


Install NGINX

sudo apt-get install nginx


Add NGINX configuration file

sudo nano /etc/nginx/sites-available/odoo-server


Add the folowing code:

# set the upstream servers
upstream odoosrv1 {
    server 127.0.0.1:8069 weight=1 fail_timeout=0;
}
upstream odoolong1 {
    server 127.0.0.:8072 weight=1 fail_timeout=0;
}

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name www.odooclass.com;
    access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log;
    error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log;
    proxy_buffers 16 64k;
    proxy_buffer_size 128k;

    location /longpolling {
        proxy_pass http://odoolong1;
        proxy_next_upstream error timeout invalid_header http_500 http_502 http_503;
        proxy_set_header Host $host;
        proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        # by default, do not forward anything
        proxy_redirect off;
    }
 
    # cache some static data in memory for 60mins.
    location ~* ^/(openerp|openobject|web)/static/ {
        proxy_cache_valid 200 60m;
        proxy_buffering on;
        expires 864000;
        proxy_pass http://odoosrv1;
    }

    location / {
        proxy_pass http://odoosrv1;
        proxy_next_upstream error timeout invalid_header http_500 http_502 http_503;
        proxy_set_header Host $host;
        proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
        proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
        # by default, do not forward anything
        proxy_redirect off;
    }
}