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Freezer-install Installing

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Installing Freezer

Note If you want to install an specific branch, make sure to do the follwing steps for each repo:

   git clone -b stable/mitaka https://github.com/openstack/freezer

Global Requirenments

  • python
  • git
  • OpenSSL
  • Sync
  • GNU Tar >= 1.26



  • libffi-dev
  • libssl-dev
  • python-dev

From source

   git clone http://github.com/openstack/freezer

if you want to install a stable branch it is recommended to clone the branch directly:

   git clone -b stable/kilo http://github.com/openstack/freezer
   cd freezer
   virtualenv .venv
   source .venv/bin/activate
   pip install -e .

From pip

   pip install freezer



only python 2.7 is supported at this time

Add binaries to Windows Path

Go to Control Panel System and Security System and then Advanced System Settings, and click Environment Variables under System Variables edit Path and append in the end.:


Install Windows Scheduler

Freezer scheduler on windows run as a windows service and it needs to be installed as a user service.

open cmd.exe or powershell as Administrator:

   cd C:\\Python27\\Lib\\site-packages\\freezer\\scheduler
   python win_service.py --username {whoami} --password {pc-password} install

Unofficial Installer for Windows

Freezer offers a windows installer supported by the community.