Getting started with Redmine Schedule

  1. Installation

    Before processing it is recommended to backup your Redmine instance, both files and database (!)

    Follow Redmine standard plugin installation steps:

    1. Upload redmine_schedule/ directory to plugins/ inside Redmine root directory.
    2. From shell, still inside Redmine directory, run rake redmine:plugins:migrate.
    3. Restart Redmine instance.
    4. Open Redmine inside your browser.
  2. Setup permissions

    Setup permissions for roles that should have access to Schedule in Administration » Roles and permissions.

  3. Enable Schedule for your projects

    In order to enable scheduling capabilities for individual project, Schedule module needs to be enabled at Settings » Modules.

  4. Scheduling

    After all these steps, let's get to work by scheduling others people's work which is the main faculty of Schedule!

    Cards are main concept of Schedule - they represent assignment for given user, project, and activity. To create new card, click plus sign, select how many hours to assign and fill other fields. After save, new colorful card will show up on the screen.

    Futhermore, every element on Schedule board is interactive. It is even possible to edit existing assignments by clicking bar at the bottom of the card and dragging cursor around to adjust hours. To delete it, drag mouse to the top.

    By default you have to schedule every day separately. It is, however, possible to schedule multiple days with a single click.

    Below filters you can find Period field which allows to change scheduling intervals. Assigments on day-to-day basis are smartly allocated by Schedule itself. Check it out by assigning something within Month period and going back to Week. Magic!

  5. Configuration

    Schedule, in it's basics, tries to don't get in a way. You can visit Plugins » Redmine Schedule settings page to discover many useful features like holidays support, hidden-by-default users and groups.

    Happy scheduling!