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Re: Basic configuration guide to Odoo v8

Stephen Mack
- 12/26/2014 09:17:40
I have taken my first stab at the document with the before you begin section.  This is designed to get a new user up to speed on all that is available for Odoo.

I have posted it on the odoo forum for comment.  I also had a little fun with the forum question.

Warm regards,


On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Stephen Mack <> wrote:
Thank you Antony.  I believe that some of the chapters will make it's way into the Odoo documentation and this document will reference the official documentation in some areas.

This is the proposed Table of Content that has been compiled by various community members and myself.  Any more suggestions/additions?

Table of Content:

  • Before you begin

  • Installation instructions

  • Creating a database

  • Activating “Technical Features”

  • Deciding where your documents (attachments) will reside

  • Deciding/configuring password security (LDAP, Active Directory, Google, etc)

  • Setting up a company

  • Configuring a default language

  • Customizing Odoo for my country

  • Setting the default timezone

  • Installing modules manually

  • Making my website publicly accessible

  • Creating users and groups

  • Configuring email

  • Configuring Google product connectors

  • Configuring company-wide chat

  • Activating developer mode

  • Customizing workflows

  • Customizing reports

  • Backing up and restoring the database

  • Debugging: How to capture a trace report

  • Tuning your system

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Antony Lesuisse <> wrote:
PR are welcome. It should be added to this section