Commit eb248cf8 authored by Roger Braun's avatar Roger Braun
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Document options in README

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GRANT ALL ON ALL sequences IN SCHEMA public TO pleroma;
```
* Change password in `config/dev.exs`, and change user to `"pleroma"` (line like `username: "postgres"`)
* Create `config/dev.secret.exs` and copy the database settings from `dev.exs` there.
* Change password in `config/dev.secret.exs`, and change user to `"pleroma"` (line like `username: "postgres"`)
* Create and update your database with `mix ecto.create && mix ecto.migrate`. If it gives errors, try running again, this is a known issue.
### Some additional configuration
* You will need to let pleroma instance to know what hostname/url it's running on. _THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP. GET THIS WRONG AND YOU'LL HAVE TO RESET YOUR DATABASE_.
In file `config/dev.exs`, add these lines at the end of the file:
Create the file `config/dev.secret.exs`, add these lines at the end of the file:
```elixir
config :pleroma, Pleroma.Web.Endpoint,
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replacing `example.tld` with your (sub)domain
* You should also setup your site name and admin email address. Look at config.exs for more available options.
```elixir
config :pleroma, :instance,
name: "My great instance",
email: "someone@example.com"
```
* The common and convenient way for adding HTTPS is by using Nginx as a reverse proxy. You can look at example Nginx configuration in `installation/pleroma.nginx`. If you need TLS/SSL certificates for HTTPS, you can look get some for free with letsencrypt: https://letsencrypt.org/
On Debian you can use `certbot` package and command to manage letsencrypt certificates.
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