HS4 for Linux is a modified version of HS4 that runs under Linux. It is full HS4 with the following exceptions:
* No VBScript support (.txt scripts). VB.Net scripting and C# scripting is supported
HS4 for Linux does not require a distinct license. Your HS4 standard, HS4 SEL/Plus, or PRO license will work, though note that you can only use one license per installation.
Linux can be a challenge for non-technical users, the Linux version of HS4 is targeted to the more technical user.
These instructions have been tested under Debian and Ubuntu.
HS4 needs to run as root or with sudo (script uses sudo). This is because it listens on a port for the webserver and MONO requires root to do this.
Check the startup log for errors. If all is ok, you can access the web interface on a browser by accessing the IP address if the Linux system with:
By default, HS4 starts listening on port 80. If you happen to have the Apache webserver installed port 80 may be in use. You can edit the HS4 config file in Config/settings.ini and change the setting to a different port, then restart HS4. In the settings file the server port can be changed by adding or modifying the following line:
You can shut down HS4 from the console by hitting enter to get a prompt and then entering: shutdown