The goal of the module is to apply Gawati specific configurations in the operating system and webserver.

Software Packages

“unzip” will be installed.


A Gawati website configuration “10-gawati.conf” file will be added to /etc/httpd/conf.d

ini Variables

The DNS name for the public gawati portal root URL needs to be specified in “GAWATI_URL_ROOT”. The internal URL for the backend eXist DB must be specified as “EXIST_ST_URL”. The eXist DB installer instance names for Gawati backend and frontend must be provided as “exstbe” and “existst” respectively.




In local apache instance, a virtual host directory will be created in /var/www/html and a matching log firectory in /var/log/httpd. These locations will be references in /etc/httpd/conf.d/10-gawati.conf. SSL key and certificate matching the Gawati URL with compliant naming must be present in /etc/pki/tls/private and /etc/pki/tls/certs respectively. By default this is prepared by the <localcert> or <letsencrypt> module. The Gawati default website template / theme will be deployed into its web root folder below /var/www/html