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Jean-Philippe Lang, 2009-01-01 13:01


Upgrading

Upgrading from a SVN checkout

1. Go to the Redmine root directory and run the following command:

svn update

2. Migrate your database (please, make a database backup before doing this):

rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV="production"

3. Clear the cache and existing sessions:

rake tmp:cache:clear
rake tmp:sessions:clear

4. Restart the application and go to "Admin -> Roles & permissions" to check/set permissions for the new features, if any.

Upgrading from a downloaded release

1. Uncompress the new program archive in a new directory.

2. Copy your database settings config/database.yml into the new config directory.

3. Copy config/email.yml.example to config/email.yml and edit this file to adjust your SMTP settings.

4. Go to your new redmine directory, then migrate your database (please, make a database backup before doing this):

rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV="production"

5. Copy the RAILS_ROOT/files directory content into your new installation.

6. Start the application and go to "Admin -> Roles & permissions" to check/set permissions for the new features, if any.