Odoo is the world's easiest all-in-one management software. It includes hundreds of business apps:
CRM | e-Commerce | Accounting | Inventory | PoS | Project management | MRP | etc.
I would not recommend doing automatic updates on a production database.
However, for performing scheduled updates or for spinning up new servers, the following configuration may be useful:
- Configure a production server running Debian stable plus nginx-light, odoo, postgresql, and any other dependencies, for example, cups and python-cups for printing.
- Configure a build server running Debian stable plus git and bzr. ($5 server from Digital Ocean works for me.)
- On the build server, use git and bzr to download sources for Odoo to an Odoo repository and for various community modules to their respective repositories. See script below.
- On the build server, configure ~/.ssh/config to allow easy connections to your production server. Alternatively, configure this on your production server to allow easy connections to your build server. In either case, also configure ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on the opposite end of the connection.
- On the build server, use a script to rsync the Odoo sources and community module sources to your production server. Alternatively, run rsync from your production server to pull from your build server.
- Restart the Odoo server. Either start the server using --update=all or upgrade the modules manually from the web interface.
Here are the scripts:
# Initialize repositories on build server.
git clone https://github.com/odoo/odoo.git
git checkout 7.0
bzr checkout lp:~ruchir.shukla/+junk/misc_modules_7.0 BizzAppDev
# Update repositories on build server.
bzr update BizzAppDev
# Synchronize to production server oodo.example.com.
rsync --archive --delete --rsh ssh odoo/openerp firstname.lastname@example.org:/opt/odoo/odoo-server/
rsync --archive --delete --rsh ssh odoo/openerp-server email@example.com:/opt/odoo/odoo-server/
rsync --archive --delete --rsh ssh odoo/addons/* firstname.lastname@example.org:/opt/odoo/odoo-addons/official/
rsync --archive --delete --rsh ssh BizzAppDev/oerp_no_phoning_home email@example.com:/opt/odoo/odoo-addons/community/
rsync --archive --delete --rsh ssh local/my_local_module firstname.lastname@example.org:/opt/odoo/odoo-addons/local/
# Restart the Odoo server. Either configure the init script to use --update=all or upgrade the modules manually from the web interface.
ssh email@example.com service odoo restart
A few additional notes:
- The scripts are for Odoo 7 so some minor adjustments would be necessary for Odoo 8.
- The rsync commands require odoo.conf addons_path to be configured accordingly: addons_path = /opt/odoo/odoo-addons/official,/opt/odoo/odoo-addons/community,/opt/odoo/odoo-addons/local
- Python oerplib can be very helpful for setting up new databases. This can be scripted and run from your build server.
About This Community
This platform is for beginners and experts willing to share their Odoo knowledge. It's not a forum to discuss ideas, but a knowledge base of questions and their answers.Register
Odoo Training Center
Access to our E-learning platform and experience all Odoo Apps through learning videos, exercises and Quizz.Test it now
|Asked: 11/3/14, 5:15 PM|
|Seen: 2904 times|
|Last updated: 3/16/15, 8:10 AM|