TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library



Agile collaborative development

iceScrum is a web application for using Scrum, the most popular agile development method, while keeping the spirit of a collaborative workspace. It also offers virtual boards with post-its for sprint backlog, product backlog and others.

Stable version: 14.1 (changelog)

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • iceScrum configurations:
    • installed from upstream WAR to /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps
    • iceScrum base directory set to: /var/local/lib/icescrum.
  • Tomcat and Java configurations
    • Uses OpenJDK 7 Java runtime environment
    • Configured Tomcat admin/manager roles and admin user.
    • Configured Tomcat HTTP connector to bind to port 80 (default: 8180).
    • Configured SSL port to bind to port 443 (default: 8443).
    • Disabled AJP connector on port 8009 (security).
    • Tomcat and Java environment variables configuration system wide.
  • SSL support out of the box.
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email (e.g. password recovery).
  • Webmin modules for configuring MySQL and Postfix.

Usage details & Logging in for Administration

No default passwords: For security reasons there are no default passwords. All passwords are set at system initialization time.

Ignore SSL browser warning: browsers don't like self-signed SSL certificates, but this is the only kind that can be generated automatically without paying a commercial Certificate Authority.

Username for icescrum:

Login as username admin

Web - point your browser at either:

  1. - not encrypted so no browser warning
  2. - encrypted with self-signed SSL certificate

Username for database administration:

Login as MySQL username root at

  1. - Adminer database management web app
  2. MySQL command line tool:
    $ mysql --user root --password
    Enter password:
    Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
    Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

Username for OS system administration:

Login as root except on AWS marketplace which uses username admin.

  1. Point your browser to:
  2. Login with SSH client:
    ssh root@

    Special case for AWS marketplace:

    ssh admin@

* Replace with a valid IP or hostname.