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Redmine instructions

Getting started

You can create a Redmine instance from the projects section of .

Instructional Videos

Watch these short introductory videos or see the sections below for more information.

Redmine Intro - 1 - Logging In

Redmine Intro - 2 - Managing Users

Redmine Intro - 3 - Repositories

Redmine Intro - 4 - Issues

Redmine Intro - 5 - Wikis

Redmine Intro - 6 - Finding help online

If you have the bandwidth, it is best to full screen these videos in HD to get the most from the screencast portions.

Adding users

  • To add users have them first login into
  • Then click the Settings tab.
  • Click the Members tab.
  • Search for the user's MCECS username using the New Member search box.
  • Click the check box next to the username
  • Then select a role and click the corresponding checkbox.
  • At present, there are three roles available:
    • Manager (full control)
    • Developer (read+write access)
    • Reporter (can comment on issues and in forums but have no repository write access).

See for more information



Web URL:<projectname>/repository


  • git clone<projectname>
  • You will be prompted for your MCECS username and password.


  • svn checkout<projectname>
  • You will be prompted for your MCECS username and password.

SSH repo access

  • If you do not already have a keypair, an excellent walkthrough can be found at
  • To add your public key, log in to  Under the Projects menu, select "Public Keys".
  • Click the "Add Key" button.
  • Enter a descriptive name for your key.  Paste your key into the "Key Data" field. Click "Add Key", and your key should be ready for use.

Additional resources

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 07 January 2014 )

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