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phabricator (10) Versions 2.0.1

Installs and configures Phabricator

cookbook 'phabricator', '= 2.0.1', :supermarket
cookbook 'phabricator', '= 2.0.1'
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Phabricator Cookbook

Installs, upgrades and configures Phabricator.

The default recipe will install Nginx, PHP-FPM and MySQL in addition to the
Phabricator software itself, adds a Nginx site and a PHP-FPM pool, creates a
database user, and migrates the Phabricator databases.


This cookbook has been tested on Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian 7.


  • php == 1.4.6
  • php-fpm == 0.6.8
  • nginx == 2.7.4
  • mysql == 5.3.0
  • database == 2.2.0


See attributes/default.rb.



Just include phabricator in your node's run_list:

  "name": "my_node",
  "run_list": [


It's not yet possible to use an external MySQL server, but feel free to submit patches.


  1. Fork the repository on Github
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
  3. Write your change
  4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
  5. Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
  6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

License and Authors

This cookbook is licensed under GPL version 2 or (at your option) any later version.

Authors: Kim Tore Jensen <>, MET Norway

Dependent cookbooks

apt ~> 2.6
php ~> 1.5
php-fpm ~> 0.7
nginx ~> 2.7
mysql ~> 6.0
database ~> 3.1

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

Phabricator CHANGELOG


  • Remove obsolete parameter storage.upload-size-limit


Upgrading from 1.4 to 2.0:
- Set node['mysql']['version'] to the desired version of MySQL server. The default is 5.5.
- The MySQL password is now read from the run-time variable node.run_state['mysql_root_password'].
- Remove the init script /etc/init.d/phd from your system.
- Make sure the mysql upstart job does not automatically start, it has been replaced with the mysql-default job.
- Delete the /etc/mysql/conf.d/phabricator.cnf file.

Changes in 2.0.0:
- Upgrade to MySQL cookbook ~> 6.0
- Upgrade to PHP cookbook ~> 1.5
- Upgrade to PHP-FPM cookbook ~> 0.7
- Upgrade to Database cookbook ~> 3.1
- Support Ubuntu 14.04.
- MySQL server is now set up using the mysql_service LWRP, and has changed name to mysql_service[default].
- The init script /etc/init.d/phd has been replaced with an upstart job in /etc/init/phd.
- The Debian platform is no longer supported.
- Install and enable the //pygments// syntax highlighter.
- Ensure that Nginx virtualhost is not vulnerable to POODLE attack if SSL is enabled.


  • Use AND as the default operator for MySQL based fulltext search


  • Try to remove both apache2 and apache2.2 packages.
  • Add a simple test suite to the default Kitchen environment.
  • Make sure that the storage upgrade function is run at least once before trying to configure anything.
  • Always make sure that the mysql variables are configured first, and never query them from phabricator/bin/config lest they throw an error.
  • Default installation domain to node[:fqdn]
  • Always make sure the package list is up to date, using the apt cookbook.


  • Add the arcanist recipe, for easy setup of arcanist on developer workstations.
  • Remove attributes description from, see attributes/default.rb instead.


  • Configure the MySQL innodb_buffer_pool_size variable, default to 40% of total memory.


  • Update cookbook dependencies.


  • Automatically configure default 'from' e-mail address (metamta.default-address).


  • Implement logrotate.d file for /var/tmp/phd/log/daemons.log et al.


  • Configure MySQL's ft_stopword_file and ft_min_word_len full text features


  • Use https:// instead of git:// as Phabricator source


  • Fix Debian dependency version in metadata.rb


  • Use pessimistic versions for cookbook dependencies
  • Only stop and disable Apache2 if it's really installed


  • Kim Tore Jensen - Initial release of phabricator

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