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Redmine3.1.1-> to 3.2.2 version up in safe and easily with 30 minutes

By new version run concurrently switching the Redmine, version up without risk of data loss.
The first was carried out the SVN updates and trying to ease, but not rise up to 3.2 of the plan, and re-version up.
3.1.1 → 3.1.5 → 3.2.2

The Responsive design, can be comfortably ticket management in smart phones.

Background information

Version up is running on the basis of the information of Redmine official site. It is also based on the information in the official site of the original installation.
For such parts not relevant in their own environment is omitted, please through your eyes.

RedmineInstall - Redmine

Server: CentOS Linux release 7.2.1511 (Core) (VM)

*Because you are not fully able to check the environment-dependent element, etc., on top of the fully confirmed, please implementation. The responsibility of the failure can not assume.
I have described just in case, but to build a parallel environment on taking the backup, is it is not nearly that data lost.


Download and move to the server redmine-3.2.2.tar.gz.
Download it here

Download - Redmine


To back up the database.

mysqldump -p db_redmine> 20160524-redmine.sql

To back up the attached files, and the like. For the time being to save a copy.

cd / var / lib / redmine
cp -r files / root /


To expand the Redmine the downloaded. I had put the compressed file in the /root.
As a result, the directory of the current version of the redmine and redmine-3.2.2 to coexist. Therefore, overwriting the current environment does not occur, it does not occur with data loss.

Move to ../lib
tar xvzf /root/redmine-3.2.2.tar.gz

To copy the database configuration file config/database.yml into the new config directory

cp redmine/config/database.yml redmine-3.2.2/config/database.yml

To copy the files directory. Attachments, and the like.

cp -r redmine/files redmine-3.2.2/

Also copy plug-ins as needed.

gem install and key generation

cd redmine-3.2.2/
bundle install --without development test
bundle exec rake generate_secret_token

Update of the database

bundle exec rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

If you are put in a plug-in to run here.

bundle exec rake redmine:plugins:migrate RAILS_ENV=production


To clear the cache and the session file.

bundle exec rake tmp:cache:clear tmp:sessions:clear

Apache settings at the time of concurrent operation

Switch the Apache of Redmine DocumentRoot to the new version.

vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

<VirtualHost *:80>
#    DocumentRoot /var/lib/redmine/public
    DocumentRoot /var/lib/redmine-3.2.2/public

In carrying out the switching to the version up in a parallel operation Redmine it is also required here of setting.
If you forget to change the past, you can not access the CSS file, design layout is not displayed.

vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/redmine.conf

#<Directory "/var/lib/redmine/public">
<Directory "/var/lib/redmine-3.2.2/public">
  Require all granted

service httpd restart

If you forget the editing of /etc/httpd/conf.d/redmine.conf, it does not appear the next as design layout.

Version up completion

Safely version up has been completed.

  Redmine version                3.2.2.stable
  Ruby version                   2.2.2-p95 (2015-04-13) [x86_64-linux]
  Rails version        
  Environment                    production
  Database adapter               Mysql2
  Subversion                     1.7.14
Redmine plugins:
  no plugin installed

trouble shooting

In the SVN upgrade 3.1.1-> 3.1.5 minor version up

The execution of the upgrade - Step 3 1. Download the release version 2. SVN check out the upgrade

Once you try to upgrade to select here, but there was an easy, only not rise up to 3.1.5, Responsive design of 3.2 did not work.

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Sorry if my English sentences are incorrect.