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Checklist for Go live


  • Make sure that privacy policy and terms of use are updated to the site specific ones.
  • Make sure that SMTP server and outgoing email address are configured and emails are sent out.
  • Reboot test: restart all the nodes where Waldur components are running, application should recover automatically.


  • Remove or disable default staff accounts.
  • Generate a new random secret key.


  • Make sure that configuration of Waldur is backed up and versioned.
  • Assure that DB backups are performed, i.e. backups are created when manually triggering
  • Assure that DB backups files are on a persistent storage, preferably outside the storage used for Waldur's database.

Air-gapped deployments

  • Make sure that Waldur docker images are mirrored to a local registry.