Manually installing the Storage Service¶
This page describes how to install the Storage Service manually; however, most users install from Ansible or packages. Please see the Archivematica general installation documentation for instructions on installing both Archivematica and the Storage Service from Ansible or packages.
This app is designed to run in Python 3.9.
In Ubuntu 22.04 you can install Python 3.9 using the deadsnakes ppa
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:deadsnakes/ppa sudo apt-get install python3.9
Install dependencies (if they are not already installed)
sudo apt-get install -y \ build-essential \ gcc \ git \ gettext \ gnupg1 \ libffi-dev \ libldap2-dev \ libmysqlclient-dev \ libsasl2-dev \ libssl-dev \ libxml2-dev \ libxslt1-dev \ libz-dev \ nginx \ p7zip-full \ python3.9-dev \ python3.9-venv \ rclone \ rng-tools-debian \ rsync \ unar
Create and configure the virtualenv, and add source code.
python3.9 -m venv $HOME/ss-venv source $HOME/ss-venv/bin/activate git clone https://github.com/artefactual/archivematica-storage-service.git --branch stable/0.21.x cd archivematica-storage-service pip install -r requirements.txt
You should now have a virtual environment, with its own isolated Python
interpreter, and a Django project in the
If you plan on doing development work on the Storage Service, it’s recommended you use the Docker Compose based development environment.