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Latest commit be00a40 Sep 23, 2015 @f0y Merge pull request #50 from ardahaal/redmine_3.1.x
Updated plugin to depend on redmine version.

Due Date Reminder plugin for Redmine Build Status

Plugin for Redmine project that sends notification to assignee if due date is coming.

Users can choose on which days before due date they want to be notified. This setting is located at the user account page. User settings

Moreover, administrator can set default notification settings for new users. Default settings

Plugin also sends info about issues behind a schedule. Users cannot change this behavior.


There are a few versions of the plugin:

  • redmine-1.3 for Redmine 1.3.x
  • redmine-1.4 for Redmine 1.4.x
  • redmine-2.x for Redmine 2.0 and higher


cd /home/user/path_to_you_app/
git clone git:// plugins/due_date_reminder
cd plugins/due_date_reminder; git checkout <YOUR BRANCH HERE - see above>

For Redmine 1.3.x and Redmine 1.4.x

bundle exec rake db:migrate_plugins RAILS_ENV=production

For Redmine 2.x and higher

bundle exec rake redmine:plugins:migrate RAILS_ENV=production

Also you can read instructions on

Sending notifications

You can send notifications manually:

cd /home/user/path_to_you_app
bundle exec rake redmine:reminder_plugin:send_notifications RAILS_ENV=production

It is good idea to add the task to cron:

crontab -e
0 5 * * * cd /home/user/path_to_you_app && bundle exec rake redmine:reminder_plugin:send_notifications RAILS_ENV=production &> /tmp/redmine_due_date_reminder.log

Learn more about cron at

You should run this task only once a day.


This plugin is licensed under the GPLv2 license.

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