Odoo System Schedule Backup and Restore Database Setup

This module will be work internally as command line interface (for Linux only) through linux crontab to backup and restore database.

  1. Backup database
  2. Restore as database _TEST
  3. Update image (i.e., with test logo) to _TEST

Just install this module, and it should work. Setup schedule time as you need it. Note: Itself, can also be used as scheduler instead of normal scheduler in OpenERP (you will see this backup and restore as one example).


  • Add, Modify, Delete schedule
  • Direct process through command line interface

Setup Procedure

Menu -> Setting/Technical/Scheduler/Crontab Configuration


Crontab Name – name of crontab

Description – more information

Scheduling – crontab scheduling

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Odoo 企业管理系统操作手册

我尝试这个Odoo企业系统,其功能相当齐全,我打算把其<<即时通讯>>、<<项目管理>>和<<论坛(Forum)>>功能介绍给大家尝试使用,Odoo 企业管理系统操作操作手册如下,供你们參考。

测试Odoo企业系统,请登陆 ..,先选 Database = Demo,然後输入账号 = Demo 和密码 = Demo,如有时间请尝试使用,给予意见。谢谢!


1. 登入,选 Database = test_odoo,然後输入账号和密码 = demo

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How to Hidden “Manage Databases” Option on Odoo Logon Screen

Because of security control purpose, it is unsafe to publish the whole database management option to public. Hence, I would suggest to change the database management screen from original screen as below Diagram 1 to Diagram 2. To achieve it, you only need to edit the “base.xml” file under …/addons/web/static/src/xml directory as below steps.

Diagram 1

Diagram 2

Step 1:

#cd /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/openerp-8.0_c7d8e97-py2.7.egg/openerp/addons/web/static/src/xml

Step 2:

#vi base.xml

Step 3:

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Odoo Project Management Training Video

Odoo项目管理 (project management) 是组织活动、计划任务、跟踪问题,记录人力资源成本的组织形式。项目可以分为内部项目(研发活动,加快销售进度),私有项目或者客户参与的项目。 内部用户以项目成员的方式参与到项目中,分享项目的活动讯息。


致於详细的项目管理运作,请參考以下英文版的的 Youtube 下载电影教材:

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Odoo Training Videos

OpenERP/Odoo provides many advantages to mid-sized companies. It is open source and can be downloaded for free. No strings attached. A growing community. Easy customization. In this video we look at why OpenERP / Odoo may be a good solution for your business.

Feature comparison between Odoo/OpenERP versions 6 and 7

The differences between OpenERP 6 and OpenERP 7 were staggering and dramatically improved usability of the software. This video goes over some of the major enhancements that came with OpenERP 7.

Importing data into Odoo / OpenERP using XML-RPC

One of the most common requirements for implementing a new ERP system is bringing in data from a variety of sources. This video shows how you can get data into OpenERP / Odoo with very little code. While this video demonstrates this for version 7 the XML-RPC interface remains the same for Odoo 8. In each video on OdooClass.com we always try focus on real business examples whenever possible. Videos that help you solve real problems with Odoo.

Handling product variants in OpenERP (Odoo) version 6

While product variants is built into Odoo 8, back in version 6 adding product variants required a little more effort. This video shows how product variants could be implemented in OpenERP 6.

Security Concern on Odoo Cloud Implementation – Question & Answer

What is the backup policy of Amazon Cloud Service (or the other servers you’d use)?
We have our own backup platform. Daily backups are replicated in 3 different data centers.
Backup history is kept during 3 months for each customer: 7 daily, 4 weekly, 3 monthly.
Manual backups available on demand via customer control panel.
See also here.

Script to install Odoo OpenERP under Amazon AWS Cloud Platform

How to implement a free-of-charge world-class ERP solution without any hardware investment and maintenance cost ? Here is the solution by using Odoo under Amazon Cloud Platform. Pragmatic Odoo OpenERP is a pre-configured, secured, optimized and ready to run image for running Odoo OpenERP on Amazon EC2 in a production mode. Odoo OpenERP is a very popular business suite of application which covers the most important aspects of running a business including Sales, Purchase, Accounting, Finance, HR, Inventory Management, MRP, and POS. We have created a database with necessary modules such as automatic DB backups, Audit trails, encrypted passwords, warnings and alerts, Dashboards, VAT and some of the other must modules in Odoo OpenERP to run it effectively in production.

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Steps to Install odoo ver8 on Fedora20

I tried to install Odoo version 8 (an open source erp system) under Fedora 20 by using the following script, it worked well.

  • information source: http://share008.blogspot.hk/2014/11/install-odoo-openerp-on-fedora.html
Odoo is a suite of business applications, organized in 6 groups: front-end applications, sales management applications, business operations applications, marketing applications, human resources and productivity applications. The installation of Odoo 8 on a Fedora20 should take about ten minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below.