Description of the service

Redmine is a free and open source, web-based project management and bug-tracking tool. It includes a calendar and Gantt charts to aid visual representation of projects and their deadlines. It handles multiple projects. Redmine provides integrated project management features, issue tracking, and support for various version control systems.

The design of Redmine is significantly influenced by Trac, a software package with some similar features.

Redmine is written using the Ruby on Rails framework. It is cross-platform and cross-database. It is part of the Bitnami app library that provides an installer and virtual machine for ease of deployment.

Some of the features Redmine has are the following:

  • Multiple projects
  • Flexible role-based access control
  • Flexible issue tracking system
  • Gantt chart and calendar
  • News, documents and files management
  • Feeds and e-mail notifications
  • Per-project wiki
  • Per-project forums
  • Simple time tracking functionality
  • Custom fields for issues, time-entries, projects and users
  • SCM integration (SVN, Git, Mercurial)
    • Code Review
  • LDAP authentication
  • Multiple languages

User Guide

Despite Redmine is easy to use, the following tutorials will show you how to do the most important (and maybe difficult) ones. If you want to know how to do anything not documented here, please contact us.

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