- Go to Redmine's root folder
- Copy and unarchive plugin
- Install required gems
- Migrate plugin's tables
- Setup PDF generator path
- Restart Redmine app
- Video demonstration
Our plugins are easy to install and do not change Redmine database data, but we recommend a full backup before installation. What is commonly done is just copy the unarchived plugin to your
redmine/plugins/ folder. Some plugins, however, may require specific Ruby gems or/and database tables.
Below you will find common steps for any plugin installation (all commands should be executed from the Redmine app root folder ex.
/var/www/redmine; that folder contains
Copy and unarchive plugin
cp redmine_reporter-x_x_x-pro.zip plugins/ cd plugins unzip redmine_reporter-x_x_x-pro.zip
Setup PDF generator path
We are using wkhtmltopdf tool for generation PDFs from HTML templates. In common case you needn't to do any manipulations or additional settings. But sometimes redmine can't find wkhtmltopdf module in OS and it should be assigned in the
default: wkhtmltopdf_exe_path: [path to wkhtmltopdf tool] #EX: wkhtmltopdf_exe_path: '/usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-2.4.1/bin/wkhtmltopdf'