Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of TracAdmin


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22 Apr 2015 15:34:51 (5 years ago)
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    1 = TracAdmin =
     1= TracAdmin
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     3[[PageOutline(2-5, Contents, floated)]]
    24[[TracGuideToc]]
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    46Trac is distributed with a powerful command-line configuration tool. This tool can be used  to configure and customize your Trac-installation to better fit your needs.
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    6 Some of those operations can also be performed via the ''Admin'' web interface, an updated version of the [http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/WebAdmin WebAdmin] plugin now integrated within Trac (since version 0.11).
     8Some of those operations can also be performed via the web administration module.
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    8 == Usage ==
     10== Usage
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    10 You can get a comprehensive list of the available options, commands and sub-commands by invoking `trac-admin` with the `help` command:.
    11 {{{
    12 trac-admin help
    13 }}}
    14 
    15 Unless you're executing the `help`, `about` or `version` sub-commands, you'll need to specify the path to the TracEnvironment that you want to administer as the first argument, for example:
     12For nearly every `trac-admin` command, you'll need to specify the path to the TracEnvironment that you want to administer as the first argument, for example:
    1613{{{
    1714trac-admin /path/to/projenv wiki list
    1815}}}
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    20 == Interactive Mode ==
     17The only exception is for the `help` command, but even in this case if you omit the environment, you'll only get a very succinct list of commands (`help` and `initenv`), the same list you'd get when invoking `trac-admin` alone.
     18Also, `trac-admin --version` will tell you about the Trac version (e.g. 0.12) corresponding to the program.
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     20If you want to get a comprehensive list of the available commands and sub-commands, you need to specify an existing environment:
     21{{{
     22trac-admin /path/to/projenv help
     23}}}
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     25Some commands have a more detailed help, which you can access by specifying the command's name as a subcommand for `help`:
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     27{{{
     28trac-admin /path/to/projenv help <command>
     29}}}
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     31=== `trac-admin <targetdir> initenv` === #initenv
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     33This subcommand is very important as it's the one used to create a TracEnvironment in the specified `<targetdir>`. That directory must not exist prior to the call.
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     35[[TracAdminHelp(initenv)]]
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     37It supports an extra `--inherit` option, which can be used to specify a global configuration file which can be used to share settings between several environments. You can also inherit from a shared configuration afterwards, by setting the `[inherit] file` option in the `conf/trac.ini` file in your newly created environment, but the advantage of specifying the inherited configuration file at environment creation time is that only the options ''not'' already specified in the global configuration file will be written in the created environment's `conf/trac.ini` file.
     38See TracIni#GlobalConfiguration.
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     40Note that in version 0.11 of Trac, `initenv` lost an extra last argument `<templatepath>`, which was used in previous versions to point to the `templates` folder. If you are using the one-liner '`trac-admin /path/to/trac/ initenv <projectname> <db> <repostype> <repospath>`' in the above and getting an error that reads ''''`Wrong number of arguments to initenv: 4`'''', then this is because you're using a `trac-admin` script from an '''older''' version of Trac.
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     42== Interactive Mode
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    2244When passing the environment path as the only argument, `trac-admin` starts in interactive mode.
     
    3658}}}
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    38 == Full Command Reference ==
     60== Full Command Reference
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     62You'll find below the detailed help for all the commands available by default in `trac-admin`. Note that this may not match the list given by `trac-admin <yourenv> help`, as the commands  pertaining to components disabled in that environment won't be available and conversely some plugins activated in the environment can add their own commands.
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    4064[[TracAdminHelp()]]
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    42 
    43 === Notes ===
    44 
    45 The `initenv` also supports an extra `--inherit` option, which can be used to specify the `[inherit] file` option at environment creation time so that only the options ''not'' already specified in the global configuration file will be written in the conf/trac.ini file of the newly created environment.
    46 See TracIni#GlobalConfiguration.
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    48 Note that in version 0.11 of Trac, `initenv` lost an extra last argument `<templatepath>`, which was used in previous versions to point to the `templates` folder. If you are using the one-liner '`trac-admin /path/to/trac/ initenv <projectname> <db> <repostype> <repospath>`' in the above and getting an error that reads ''''`Wrong number of arguments to initenv: 4`'''', then this is because you're using a `trac-admin` script from an '''older''' version of Trac.
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    5167See also: TracGuide, TracBackup, TracPermissions, TracEnvironment, TracIni, [trac:TracMigrate TracMigrate]