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Open edX Setup Cheatsheet

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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

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