Free Open Source DMS (document management system).

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Mayan EDMS is a document management system. Its main purpose is to store, introspect, and categorize files, with a strong emphasis on preserving the contextual and business information of documents. It can also OCR, preview, label, sign, send, and receive thoses files. Other features of interest are its workflow system, role based access control, and REST API.


The installation procedure uses the Docker container manager ( Make sure Docker is properly installed and working before attempting to install Mayan EDMS.

Step 1- Initialize the installation

docker run --rm -v mayan_media:/var/lib/mayan \
-v mayan_settings:/etc/mayan mayanedms/mayanedms mayan:init

Step 2- Deploy a container

docker run -d --name mayan-edms --restart=always -p 80:80 \
-v mayan_media:/var/lib/mayan -v mayan_settings:/etc/mayan mayanedms/mayanedms

Step 3- Open a browser and go to http://localhost

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