Bitnami Redmine Deployment

What is Redmine ?

Redmine is a free and open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool. It allows users to manage multiple projects and associated subprojects. It features per project wikis and forums, time tracking, and flexible, role-based access control.

Why use the Bitnami Redmine Stack?

The Bitnami Redmine Stack is always up-to-date and secure. The installation and configuration of the stack are automated completely, making it easy for everyone, including those who are not very technical, to get them up and running.

Where To Find Redmine Console & MySQL credentials?

The instance/node/machine root credentials would be sent to your registered email address as soon as you launch the Redmine one-click deployment.

The Redmine console access and MySQL credentials are stored in a standalone file. To obtain the credentials at any time, follow these steps:

Connect to the instance/node/machine through SSH using root user credentials and Password which you have received over the email Run the following command to obtain your application credentials:

cat /home/bitnami/bitnami_credentials

How To access the Redmine console?

  • Access the Redmine console by browsing to http://SERVER-PUBLIC-IP/.

  • To Logging in to your site use the user and password which you have retrieved from the standalone file /home/bitnami/bitnami_credentials

How to open MySQL 3306 port using UFW Firewall?

By default, the Bitnami Redmine comes with MySQL, and its port is configured to be accessible in the localhost only. To open the MySQL 3306 port to the open internet or only to specific IP addresses, please follow the below steps.

  • Connect to the instance/node/machine through SSH using root user credentials.


Security Risk: Opening MySQL network port to the public internet is a significant security risk. It is strongly advised to open the MySQL port to trusted IP addresses only.

  • Execute the following command to open a port to the Internet:

ufw allow 3306
  • Execute the following command to Open a port to a specific IP address

ufw allow from <IP Address> to any port 3306 proto tcp

More Tutorials and documentation

Redmine is a very popular Rails-based open source bug tracker to help you manage issues and tasks for multiple projects. It is extremely flexible, features a built-in wiki, time tracking, custom fields, role-based access, SCM integration (including git), and support for multiple projects. Redmine has many of the same features you’d find in an enterprise bug tracking system, but of course it’s open source and completely free software. Redmine has a clean interface that makes it easy to define your first project and get started. Please refer this bitnami documentation for full details.