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Redmine Cookbook

By : Aleksandar Pavic, Shamasis Bhattacharya
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Redmine Cookbook

By: Aleksandar Pavic, Shamasis Bhattacharya

Overview of this book

In a variety of online project management tools, Redmine markets itself as offering flexibility. Choosing the right management tool can mean the difference between the success and failure of a project. Flexible project management tools bend themselves to fit your needs, whether that’s communication regarding a simple project, or collaboration, or more complex project methodology such as SCRUM, or an issue-code relationship, or the need of different methodology for your project. Whether you are project manager or system administrator, this book provides valuable recipes to get the best possible performance out of your team, organization, infrastructure, and Redmine itself. Through a series of carefully crafted recipes covering the nitty-gritty of Redmine, you’ll be guided through the installation of Redmine, as well as how to fine-tune and customize your Redmine installation. Finally, we walk you through integrating Redmine with other softwares and databases like Tortoise SVN and Visual Studio and troubleshooting Redmine.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Redmine Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Checking the data dirs for possible malware

As Redmine allows users to upload any kind of attachment to issues, documents, and files, it is possible that some users will upload a file infected with a computer virus, or malicious code inside a Word macro document. This recipe will show you a few tricks to avoid such an unwanted scenario.

Getting ready

The first thing that we need to do is to install an open source antivirus called clamav.

Linux machines

To install clamav on Linux, perform the following steps:

  1. Install antivirus components by typing the following on Ubuntu:

    apt-get install clamav
  2. Schedule an antivirus database update by typing the following:

    crontab –e
  3. Add the following content:

    05 00 * * * freshclam

Windows users

To install clamav on Windows, perform the following steps:

  1. Download the executable file from

  2. Install to a certain directory C:\clam.

  3. Add the directory to the system PATH variable by navigating to My Computer | Properties...