Unofficial Installation Guide
This is an unofficial installation guide. It may be outdated or apply only to very specific configurations and versions. The official and maintained installation steps for RT are in the README and UPGRADING documents included in the official
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The best/easiest distribution for RT Edit
There is no the best or the easiest. People run RT on Arch Linux, Debian, FreeBSD, NetBSD, RH7/8/9, RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Solaris, SuSE, Gentoo, OpenBSD.
Just look at the list of guides below. Pick a distro you're familiar with, check if it has packages for the latest stable RT or install from source.
Generic Installation Guides Edit
- ManualRequirements - software and knowledge you need to install RT.
- ManualInstallation - general overview of installation process and first time configuring.
- DevelopmentInstallation - HOWTO setup RT to run from a development directory
Platform-Specific Installation Guides Edit
- Arch Linux
- Debian GNU/Linux:
- RedHat EL:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE):
Packaged Installs Edit
- Portuguese translation: GuiaInstalacaoDebian
- (RHEL/CentOS/WBEL, updated for v3.4.5. Includes how to get mod_perl2 running)
- Virtual Appliances:
- Proxmox_VE_RT_Appliance (RT 3.8.x)
Perl Module Repositories for RHEL/CentOS Edit
Database Specific Notes Edit
Web Server Specific Notes Edit
Deployment guides Edit
Documents which explain why and which way, rather than how.