Server Guide

This section provides a brief guide on how to administer your local RIPS on-premises installation.



Installation

Server Requirements

Before you install RIPS, please ensure to check our recommendations and requirements on your server's operating system, network settings, hardware and software. Typically, RIPS is run on a Linux server with sufficient memory. The server does not need to be connected to the internet.

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Installation

RIPS comes as Docker containers and is installed via our installer tool. It installs and starts all RIPS Docker containers with a single command. Please read the installation instructions carefully to ensure that your setup is configured correctly. Please also check your file permissions.

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Deinstallation

You can deinstall RIPS any time and/or move RIPS to a different server. For licensing questions please get in touch with your account manager.

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Maintenance

Updates

On-premises customers are informed via email newsletter about important updates. In order to avoid interruptions/changes in integrated setups, users can decide when to install new updates manually. Offline updates are possible.

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Backups

All personal data and analysis findings are stored in the RIPS database. We recommend to regulary create backups of this database to avoid the loss of any sensitive data. Backups can be restored at any time.

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Migrations

New major versions of RIPS can introduce breaking changes. In order to leverage all features of a new major version you need migrate your RIPS installation and database with the help of our migration guide.

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