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HowTo connect a Mylyn repository to Redmine

Mylyn is an Eclipse plugin for task management.
This HowTo explains how to connect to Redmine using the generic web repository connector.

Note that the generic web repository connector is not part of the default Mylyn install.
So, you have to install it first from the extras update site (see

Create a Task Repository

  1. Right-click on the task repositories list and click Add task repository
  2. Choose Generic web based access (Advanced) and click Next
  3. Configure the repository:

  • Server: replace the URL with the URL of your Redmine instance
  • New task URL: replace foo with the identifier of the project used for new tasks

Create a Query

  • On the task list, right-click and choose New -> Query...
  • And select your newly created repository

mylyn-repository-properties.png (88.1 KB) Jean-Philippe Lang, 2008-05-03 19:55

mylyn-task-list.png (47.2 KB) Jean-Philippe Lang, 2008-05-03 19:55

mylyn-repository-properties-2.png - Current screenshot, contributed by Sebastian T. Hafner (157 KB) Felix Schäfer, 2010-07-13 16:00

redmin-mylyncon.png - Screenshot for the mylyn connector, contributed by Metello Bordin (33.9 KB) Felix Schäfer, 2010-08-09 09:36