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AWS Redmine 5.0 on Amazon Linux 2 Kernel 5

This AMI provides a Redmine server.


  • Amazon Linux 2 Kernel 5 (HVM)
  • Redmine 5.0
  • nginx 1.12
  • MySQL 5.7

Web Server

We prepared SSL/TLS so you can access to top page using https://.

When we access Redmine top page, you will receive certificate error like this image below. It is due to the fact that the setting for SSL/TLS on Web server is self-signed dummy certificate.

For simplicity, click on the “ShowDetails” button, and click “visit this website” link to access Redmine If you want to set up a CA signed certificate, please refer to the following document for ‘Step 2: Obtain a CA-signed Certificate’

Once you proceed, you will see Redmine top page as below.

Redmine initial password

You can find Redmine initial password from EC2 management console System Log.

You can also SSH into your instance and find the login credential using the following command.

$ cat /home/ec2-user/credentials
////////////////////credentials info////////////////////
--- Redmine
----- User: admin
----- Password : admin
--- MySQL
----- User: root
----- Password : dEHjcVkoQQaMAJgUuMFm
----- User: redmine
----- Password : cQwulTbwBLJNPEGFPURx

Click “Sign in” link at the top right, input initial password, "admin" in this case, and click “Log in”.

You will be asked to change the initial admin password as below.

Input old password and new password, and click the “Apply” button.

For more details about Redmine, please refer to Redmine Wiki


  1. Tutorial: Install a LAMP Web Server on Amazon Linux 2
  2. Tutorial: Configure SSL/TLS on Amazon Linux 2
  3. Amazon EC2 Instance IP Addressing
  4. Redmine Wiki
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