See the TracGuide for help documentation.

This site was installed on ticket:1.

Create an Trac account

SSH into the Crin1 server and run:

sudo -i
su - trac -s /bin/bash
export NEWUSER="username"
htdigest .htpasswd trac $NEWUSER

And if they need admin permissions also run:

trac-admin /var/www/trac permission add $NEWUSER admin
trac-admin /var/www/trac permission add $NEWUSER TRAC_ADMIN

Then login as the user and set their email address at


See the email2trac wiki, the config file is /etc/email2trac.conf.

This site supports commenting on tickets via email, this was set up on ticket:1#comment:15 and the white listing of registered email addresses was done on ticket:58#comment:3

Each year the fingerpint of the server the Trac email accounts collects email from using fetchmail needs changing when the cert if updated, see ticket:69, to get the current fingerprint:

fetchmail -v -p imap -u | grep -i fingerprint

Then updated the ~/.fetchmailrc:

sudo -i
su - trac -s /bin/bash
vim .fetchmailrc

Current trac tickets

Ticket Summary Owner Reporter
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Closed trac tickets

Ticket Summary Owner Reporter
#123 Update Email Settings chris chris
#107 New cert for Fetechmail chris chris
#98 Trac account for Russell chris chris
#69 procmail, email2trac and TLS cert chris chris
#63 {Spam?} Best watches in the world>> chris info@…
#58 You have 1 new fax, document 00000576492 chris incoming@…
#22 Add Trac Account for Peter chris chris
#16 Add Trac account for Adam chris chris
#15 Create Trac accounts for Jenny and Gillian chris chris
#1 Trac initial install and configuration chris chris

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