Frequently Asked Questions

1 - Is Redcurrant hard to install?

Redcurrant gathers a lot of services (directory, storage) into one simple to use interface. Management is quite complex and beginners are advised to start with the all-in-one installation with Vagrant

2 - How is the software licensed?

Redcurrant core is licensed under the terms of the AGPL V3. Client API are licensed under the terms of LGPL V3. See Redcurrant Licenses

3 - How can I contribute ?

Contributors are expected to sign a Contributor License Agreement before pushing patches. See Contributor's Guide

4 - What is RPM Package ?

RPM stands for Redhat Package Manager and is a deployment tool used in several Linux distribution such as Redhat, Centos, Fedora.

5 - Where is the source code?

Redcurrant code can all be found on GitHub which allows us to work in a distributed fashion and easily work with contributors.

6 - Who is behind Redcurrant ?

Redcurrant software has been opensourced by Worldline. See the Governance model.

7 - Should I rely only on high end storage devices ?

NO. Redcurrant is designed to be independant from hardware vendor. You can use any kind of storage, even LTFS if you like. Redcurrant has been tested on a many storage devices (SATA drive, SSD, Netapp filer, Coraid, Fujitsu DX80 …). Be sure to configure storage policies appropriatly if you mix storage technology in the same namespace


- If you have questions about Redcurrant please contact us through: faq@redcurrant.io


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