Installing SimpleSAMLphp from the repository

These are some notes about running SimpleSAMLphp from the repository.

Installing from git

Go to the directory where you want to install SimpleSAMLphp:

  cd /var

Then do a git clone:

  git clone git@github.com:simplesamlphp/simplesamlphp.git simplesamlphp

Initialize configuration and metadata:

  cd /var/simplesamlphp
  cp -r config-templates/* config/
  cp -r metadata-templates/* metadata/

Install the external dependencies with Composer (you can refer to getcomposer.org to get detailed instructions on how to install Composer itself) and npm:

  php composer.phar install
  npm install

Build the assets:

  npm run build

Upgrading

Go to the root directory of your SimpleSAMLphp installation:

  cd /var/simplesamlphp

Ask git to update to the latest version:

  git fetch origin
  git pull origin master

Install or upgrade the external dependencies with Composer and npm:

  php composer.phar install
  npm install
  npm run build