Installing the ckanext-dcatdonl plugin

Follow the steps listed below to install and activate the ckanext-dcatdonl extension into CKAN.

  1. With your CKAN virtual environment activated:
. /usr/lib/ckan/default/bin/activate
pip install -e git+
cd ckanext-dcatdonl
pip install -r requirements.txt
  1. Edit your CKAN .ini configuration file and add the following
ckan.plugins = ... dcatdonl
  1. In the same file, add (or change) the following properties to:
licenses_group_url = file:///usr/lib/ckan/default/src/ckanext-dcatdonl/ckanext/dcatdonl/resources/overheid_license.json
solr_url = http://{{host}}:8983/solr/ckan
ckan.mimetype_guess = None
  1. Restart apache2

You have now successfully installed the ckanext-dcatdonl plugin