trytond-admin(1) Tryton Application Platform (Database Adminstration)




Tryton is a high-level general purpose application platform written in Python and using PostgreSQL as database engine. It is the core base of an ERP.

This script is used for the administration tasks of the server.


Usage: trytond-admin [options]

show program's version number and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-c CONFIG, --config=CONFIG
specify config file
enable development mode (caching disabled)
-v, --verbose
enable verbose mode
specify the database name
-u MODULE [MODULE ...], --update MODULE [MODULE ...]
update a module
update all installed modules
The first time a database is initialized the admin password is read from a file defined by the TRYTONPASSFILE environment variable or interactively asked from the user.
The config file can be specified in the TRYTOND_CONFIG environment variable.
The database URI can be specified in the TRYTOND_DATABASE_URI environment variable.
--pidfile FILE
file where the server pid will be stored
--logconf FILE
logging configuration file (ConfigParser format)


/etc/tryton/trytond.conf, /etc/tryton/trytond_log.conf


More information about the Tryton server and the Tryton project can be found at <>.


Tryton server was written by the Tryton project <>.

This manual page was written by Daniel Baumann <[email protected]> and Mathias Behrle <[email protected]>.