deploying tDAR

Instructions for deploying tDAR:

  1. Check out tDAR from Mercurial
  2. find and rename all files with a .production template files in src/main/resources and src/main/webapp/includes removing .production
  3. build tDAR with the following command: mvn clean compile war:war -Pproduction 
  4. restart tomcat: sudo service tomcat6 restart
  5. restart apache for good measure: sudo service apache2 restart

SECURITY NOTE: MAVEN should NEVER be TRUSTED with the privileges to run as ROOT.

script for deploying alpha


script for deploying production


Other Notes

  • tDAR's dependencies are all managed with apt-get including postgres, apache, and tomcat.  
  • tdar is installed in: /home/tdar (filestore in ~/filestore folder, ~/app is symlink to tomcat webapps)
  • postgres is installed in: /home/postgres (backups in backups folder)
  • all conf files are in /etc/