This section describes how to install the Open edX full stack (fullstack).
Before you install Open edX fullstack, make sure that you have met the installation prerequisites.
The Open edX virtual machine box file has a file size of approximately four gigabytes. To download the box file, you can use one of these methods.
If your internet connection is limited or intermittent, edX recommends that you torrent the box file by following the instructions in Torrent the Box File (Optional). However, this step is optional.
To install fullstack follow these steps.
fullstack directory and navigate to it in the command prompt.
mkdir fullstack cd fullstack
OPENEDX_RELEASE environment variable to the Git tag name of the
release of the Open edX platform that you are installing. For
information about the latest Open edX releases and the Git tag names for
them, see the Open edX Releases Wiki page.
open-release/eucalyptus.1 is the Git tag name for the
first Eucalyptus release. The following command sets the value of the
OPENEDX_RELEASE environment variable to
Download the install script.
curl -OL https://raw.github.com/edx/configuration/$OPENEDX_RELEASE/util/install/install_stack.sh
Run the install script to create and start the fullstack virtual machine.
bash install_stack.sh fullstack
This step downloads the box file if you did not already use Torrent to download and add it.
If you destroy and recreate the virtual machine, Vagrant reuses the box file and does not download it again. See Vagrant’s documentation on boxes for more information.
When you have completed these steps, see Starting Open edX Fullstack in a Browser to begin using fullstack.