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Bug #10624

Rudder installation docs are misleading as to running rudder-init

Added by Jonathan CLARKE about 2 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

Status:
Released
Priority:
N/A
Category:
Documentation
Target version:
Severity:
Critical - prevents main use of Rudder | no workaround | data loss | security
User visibility:
Getting started - demo | first install | level 1 Techniques
Effort required:
Small
Priority:
86

Description

The current docs for a single platform, for example http://www.rudder-project.org/doc-4.1/_install_rudder_server.html#_install_rudder_root_server_on_debian_or_ubuntu, don't make it clear enought that one must run "rudder-init" at the end of the installation process.

I have myself been hit by this recently, and seen several users installing Rudder without success because that small final step was missing. This is made (much) worse by #10567.

We must clarify this in the docs ASAP. Let's just duplicate the content of http://www.rudder-project.org/doc-4.1/_install_rudder_server.html#initial-config if that's what it takes.

Associated revisions

Revision e8beec44 (diff)
Added by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

Fixes #10624: Rudder installation docs are misleading as to running rudder-init

History

#1

Updated by Jonathan CLARKE about 2 years ago

  • Priority changed from 0 to 86
#2

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In progress
#3

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from In progress to Pending technical review
  • Assignee changed from Alexis MOUSSET to Nicolas CHARLES
  • Pull Request set to https://github.com/Normation/rudder-doc/pull/308
#4

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

  • Target version changed from 4.1.2 to 3.1.20
#5

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

  • Pull Request changed from https://github.com/Normation/rudder-doc/pull/308 to https://github.com/Normation/rudder-doc/pull/309
#6

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Pending technical review to Pending release
#7

Updated by Vincent MEMBRÉ about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from Pending release to Released

This bug has been fixed in Rudder 3.1.20, 4.0.5 and 4.1.2 which were released today.

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