Hi Raymond, Regarding activation, you mean you set user_activation_on = True, right? You can just leave 'user_activation_on = False', which is the default (and the value if left commented), which will disable any requirement of having a local SMTP server for user creation and won't validate the account.
If this instance is going to be a production server, I'd *strongly* recommend just starting it right now with a Postgresql database. Porting data over is not something you'll want to have to deal with. -Dannon On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 5:40 AM, Raymond Wan <rwan.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > I just started setting up a galaxy instance and I'm a bit stuck with > user account activation without e-mail. Is it possible to run Galaxy > without an SMTP server set? > > For example, for the administrator user, I set: > > admin_users = <my e-mail> > > in galaxy.ini . I'd also like to require login (i.e., require_login = > True) but it seems that I can't do that from the outset. That has to > be False and allow_user_creation has to be True. > > Then I can create a user with the same account as above, who will then > become an administrator. But, the account has to be validated some > how and I can't seem to figure out how to do that without enabling an > SMTP server. > > Am I doing something that wasn't intended? Perhaps I must have an > SMTP server set? Or are there other steps I should do to activate the > administrator? The web page > https://wiki.galaxyproject.org/Admin/GetGalaxy makes it look easy...so > I am concerned I'm doing it all wrong... > > Also, if this instance will be a production system some day, should I > start using a database (Postgres or MySQL) right away and not bother > with the default SQLite? Otherwise, I will have to port the data > over, which the documentation implies is not an easy thing to do... > > Thank you! > > Ray > ___________________________________________________________ > Please keep all replies on the list by using "reply all" > in your mail client. To manage your subscriptions to this > and other Galaxy lists, please use the interface at: > https://lists.galaxyproject.org/ > > To search Galaxy mailing lists use the unified search at: > http://galaxyproject.org/search/mailinglists/
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