From version 0.4 you can configure Brahin to store your data in a Git repository and synchronise it to GitHub or other remote repository.
This guide assumes you have installed Brahin with Dokku and that you want to sync your data to GitHub.
Create a repo on GitHub.
Create a Personal access token on GitHub.
Generate a secret token for the webhook.
Set the following environment variables:
GITHUB_WEBHOOK_SECRET– your secret webhook token (if you're not using GitHub, leave this blank; in which case the webhook won't be authenticated)
To set the environment variables with Dokku:
dokku config:set myapp STORAGE=git GIT_SYNC_REMOTE=... GITHUB_WEBHOOK_SECRET=...
Upgrade and deploy
If you're upgrading from a pre-0.4 version, pull the updated code of Brahin and deploy the app (from your local machine):
git pull origin master
git push dokku master
Create a shared location for the data
dokku storage:mount myapp /root/myapp:/app/data
dokku ps:restart myapp
Starting the sync process
Tell Dokku to run the
dokku ps:scale myapp gitsync=1
Inspect the logs for any errors:
dokku logs brahin --tail
Set up the webhook
Create a webhook on GitHub: go to your repo, Project Settings / Webhooks.
Set the Payload URL to
If you're migrating from an older version, you can migrate your data by running:
dokku run myapp bundle exec rake data:copy_from_redis_to_files