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Installation

Guide for Ubuntu 16.04 (x64)

https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/OpenOPS/pages/146440579/Native+Open+edX+platform+Ubuntu+16.04+64+bit+Installation

User Management

Creating a user or upgrading an existing user to superuser:

sudo su edxapp -s /bin/bash
cd
/edx/bin/python.edxapp /edx/bin/manage.edxapp lms manage_user username user@domain.com --staff --superuser --settings=production
Reference:

Updating user password

cd /edx/app/edxapp/edx-platform
sudo -u www-data /edx/bin/python.edxapp ./manage.py lms --settings production changepassword username

Reference: Managing OpenEdX Tips and Tricks

Services

See running services

sudo /edx/bin/supervisorctl status

Setting Up

  • Create an instance of Ubuntu 16.04 9x64)
  • Setup Server
  • Create superuser
  • Access Admin
  • Update Site
  • Update Site Configuration - https://edx.readthedocs.io/projects/edx-installing-configuring-and-running/en/latest/configuration/sites/configure_site.html