init - Initialize a new Gerrit server installation
'java' -jar gerrit.war 'init' -d <SITE_PATH> [\--batch] [\--no-auto-start] [\--list-plugins] [\--install-plugin=<PLUGIN_NAME>]
Creates a new Gerrit server installation, interactively prompting
for some basic setup prior to writing default configuration files
into a newly created
If run in an existing
$site_path, init will upgrade some resources
Run in batch mode, skipping interactive prompts. Reasonable configuration defaults are chosen based on the whims of the Gerrit developers.
If during a schema migration unused objects (e.g. tables, columns) are detected they are not automatically dropped, but only a list of SQL statements to drop these objects is provided. To drop the unused objects these SQL statements have to be executed manually.
Don’t automatically start the daemon after initializing a newly created site path. This permits the administrator to inspect and modify the configuration before the daemon is started.
Location of the gerrit.config file, and all other per-site configuration data, supporting libraries and log files.
Print names of plugins that can be installed during init process.
\--install-plugin: Automatically install plugin with given name without asking.
This command can only be run on a server which has direct connectivity to the metadata database, and local access to the managed Git repositories.
Part of Gerrit Code Review