Installing Open edX Ironwood Release11 Jul 2019
I've spent the last couple of days struggling to install the Ironwood release of Open edX in an Ubuntu 16.04 Virtualbox. After struggling with various issues, I came across this post in the General Open edX Google Group:
The following instructions worked for me to finally install a stable copy of the platform:
sudo apt-get update -y sudo apt-get upgrade -y sudo reboot sudo su export OPENEDX_RELEASE=open-release/ironwood.master
I then created the config.yml file in the current directory:
# The host names of LMS and Studio. Don't include the "https://" part: EDXAPP_LMS_BASE: "example.com" EDXAPP_CMS_BASE: "studio.example.com"
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/edx/configuration/$OPENEDX_RELEASE/util/install/ansible-bootstrap.sh -O - | sudo bash wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/edx/configuration/$OPENEDX_RELEASE/util/install/generate-passwords.sh -O - | bash wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/edx/configuration/$OPENEDX_RELEASE/util/install/native.sh -O - | bash
The install took almost an hour on a small Virtualbox but it did complete. The step that I believe made all the difference was running as a superuser: