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The Bitnami distributions of Redmine are available here:

https://bitnami.com/stack/redmine/installer

at the time of this writing, the installer bitnami-redmine-2.6.0-3-windows-installer.exe is about 200 Mb and took me, Christopher Mann, an hour to download.

Download the corresponding package for your environment.

Then follow the indications here:

http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/How_to_install_Redmine_in_Linux_Windows_and_OS_X_using_BitNami_Redmine_Stack

The standard Redmine installation doc is here, but we do not need it actually:

http://www.redmine.org/projects/redmine/wiki/RedmineInstall

Here is what happened during the setup wizard:

At the end of the setup wizard, I would have liked a recapitulative statement of my configuration but did not have one.

The installation process took about a half hour. I had to authorize the Apache server manually.

The redmine installation is then here:

D:\Bitnami\redmine-2.6,\apps\redmine\htdocs

Therefore, I checked out directly the originmaster here:

D:\Bitnami\redmine-2.6,\apps\redmine\htdocs\plugins

Note, bitnami seems to use the database "production"

The README.txt at D:Bitnamiredmine-2.6,README.txt is quite well done.

To open an environnment, I think one needs to simply launch D:Bitnamiredmine-2.6,use_redmine.bat

I then installed the plugin with the following command:

D:\Bitnami\redmine-2.6\apps\redmine\htdocs>bundle exec rake redmine:plugins:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

and restarted the servers with the restart interface in the Bitnami graphical manager.