Version 2.6.3

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Version 2.6.3

Released: July 25, 2017

This is a bug fix release and users are encouraged to upgrade.


  • Add makefile target to launch a PostgreSQL container.
  • Use resolve_url instead of redirect to resolve the post login URL.
  • Make the intialsetup and performupgrade management tasks work with signals to allow customization from 3rd party apps.
  • PEP8 cleanups.
  • Add tag_ids keyword argument to the Source.handle_upload model method. GitLab issue #413.
  • Add overflow wrapping so wrap long titles in Firefox too.
  • Makes Roles searchable. GitLab issue #402.
  • Add line numbers to the debug and production loggers. Add date and time to the production logger.
  • Add support for generating from a template. GitLab #149 #200.
  • Add fade in animation to document images.


  • None

Upgrading from a previous version

Using PIP

Type in the console:

 $ pip install -U mayan-edms 

the requirements will also be updated automatically.

Using Git

If you installed Mayan EDMS by cloning the Git repository issue the commands:

 $ git reset --hard HEAD $ git pull 

otherwise download the compressed archived and uncompress it overriding the existing installation.

Next upgrade/add the new requirements:

 $ pip install --upgrade -r requirements.txt 

Common steps

Migrate existing database schema with:

 $ performupgrade 

Add new static media:

 $ collectstatic --noinput 

The upgrade procedure is now complete.

Backward incompatible changes

  • None

Bugs fixed or issues closed