Install OpenProject Server for your team on the Docker platform

This post is about how to Install OpenProject.

OpenProject is an open-source project management software. OpenProject is the fasted and safest way for teams to connect, structure their work and achieve results. Organize your own task and assign tasks to a teammate.


  • OS: Ubuntu
  • Platform: Docker
  1. Prepare OS and install docker on that OS

Install docker-engine on ubuntu from my previous blog or from the official docker website.

2 . Installation

mkdir openproject

cd openproject

I am using a root user. If you are using another user so, create a directory in /home folder

clone openproject deploy repository from github

git clone --depth=1 --branch=stable/12 openproject

cd openproject/compose

run the following command to start the service on the container

docker-compose up -d

open your browser

http://server IP:8080

click on sign-in (user: admin , password: admin)

Change admin password

Install OpenProject

Click on the user and go to the administration section. create users and their permission, create projects, create tasks, etc

Note: change you hostname settings in system settings

Done!! You know how to Install OpenProject server.

Solution Architect. passionate about exploring, deploying, and writing about new technologies related to systems, networks, cloud, and microservices.


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