is it possible to install redmine without root privilege ?

Added by Joachim Wuttke over 9 years ago

I have access to a linux cluster, with apache, ruby1.8.5, and tons of other software.
Is it possible to install redmine in user space, or do I need help from our sysadmin ?
- Joachim

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RE: is it possible to install redmine without root privilege ? - Added by Thomas R Koll over 9 years ago

You need your sysadmin to get a database and proxy from your apache, nginx or any other webserver to redmine's mongels which can run on a higher port that doesn't need admin rights.
For installing missing gems you will need sudo rights.

RE: is it possible to install redmine without root privilege ? - Added by John Goerzen over 9 years ago

You can install gems in your home directory if you set GEM_PATH.

As long as you listen at a port above 1024, you wouldn't, strictly speaking, need a sysadmin at all. But to integrate it with the system's regular webserver, which is desirable, you would.

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