Commit 739ce788 authored by Robert Speicher's avatar Robert Speicher
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Prepare Installation doc for 8.3.0-rc1

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1. Packages / Dependencies
1. Ruby
1. Go
1. System Users
1. Database
1. Redis
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## 6. Redis
As of this writing, most Debian/Ubuntu distributions ship with Redis 2.2 or
2.4. GitLab requires at least Redis 2.8. If your platform doesn't provide
this, the following instructions cover building and installing Redis from
scratch.
2.4. GitLab requires at least Redis 2.8.
Ubuntu users [can also use a PPA](https://launchpad.net/~chris-lea/+archive/ubuntu/redis-server)
Ubuntu users [can use a PPA](https://launchpad.net/~chris-lea/+archive/ubuntu/redis-server)
to install a recent version of Redis.
# Build Redis
wget http://download.redis.io/releases/redis-2.8.23.tar.gz
tar xzf redis-2.8.23.tar.gz
cd redis-2.8.23
make
The following instructions cover building and installing Redis from scratch:
```sh
# Build Redis
wget http://download.redis.io/releases/redis-2.8.23.tar.gz
tar xzf redis-2.8.23.tar.gz
cd redis-2.8.23
make
# Install Redis
cd utils
sudo ./install_server.sh
# Configure redis to use sockets
sudo cp /etc/redis/redis.conf /etc/redis/redis.conf.orig
# Install Redis
cd utils
sudo ./install_server.sh
# Disable Redis listening on TCP by setting 'port' to 0
sed 's/^port .*/port 0/' /etc/redis/redis.conf.orig | sudo tee /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Configure redis to use sockets
sudo cp /etc/redis/redis.conf /etc/redis/redis.conf.orig
# Enable Redis socket for default Debian / Ubuntu path
echo 'unixsocket /var/run/redis/redis.sock' | sudo tee -a /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Disable Redis listening on TCP by setting 'port' to 0
sed 's/^port .*/port 0/' /etc/redis/redis.conf.orig | sudo tee /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Grant permission to the socket to all members of the redis group
echo 'unixsocketperm 770' | sudo tee -a /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Enable Redis socket for default Debian / Ubuntu path
echo 'unixsocket /var/run/redis/redis.sock' | sudo tee -a /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Grant permission to the socket to all members of the redis group
echo 'unixsocketperm 770' | sudo tee -a /etc/redis/redis.conf
# Create the directory which contains the socket
mkdir /var/run/redis
chown redis:redis /var/run/redis
chmod 755 /var/run/redis
# Create the directory which contains the socket
mkdir /var/run/redis
chown redis:redis /var/run/redis
chmod 755 /var/run/redis
# Persist the directory which contains the socket, if applicable
if [ -d /etc/tmpfiles.d ]; then
echo 'd /var/run/redis 0755 redis redis 10d -' | sudo tee -a /etc/tmpfiles.d/redis.conf
fi
# Persist the directory which contains the socket, if applicable
if [ -d /etc/tmpfiles.d ]; then
echo 'd /var/run/redis 0755 redis redis 10d -' | sudo tee -a /etc/tmpfiles.d/redis.conf
fi
# Activate the changes to redis.conf
sudo service redis_6379 start
# Activate the changes to redis.conf
sudo service redis_6379 start
# Add git to the redis group
sudo usermod -aG redis git
# Add git to the redis group
sudo usermod -aG redis git
```
## 7. GitLab
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### Clone the Source
# Clone GitLab repository
sudo -u git -H git clone https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce.git -b 8-2-stable gitlab
sudo -u git -H git clone https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ce.git -b 8-3-stable gitlab
**Note:** You can change `8-2-stable` to `master` if you want the *bleeding edge* version, but never install master on a production server!
**Note:** You can change `8-3-stable` to `master` if you want the *bleeding edge* version, but never install master on a production server!
### Configure It
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