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Rundeck customization and localization/internationalization.

Messages file

Rundeck uses Grails, based on Spring, which provides localization/internationalization by means of a messages file.

For reference, see Grails Internationalizationopen in new window.

In order to add or override the default localized messages, you can create a new file: RDECK_BASE/i18n/ and place your overrides in that file, according to the normal format.

To override messages for a language other than English, follow the normal process for supplying these messages by adding the appropriate locale qualifier to your file. For example, the file name for Spanish strings would be:

The Locale code you use is based on language code and country code.

Testing your changes

You can change the locale used in Rundeckopen in new window by appending a ?lang=XX to the URL in your request.

You may have to use the full locale code to activate your locale. For example, to activate simplified Chinese you will need to do so like this: ?lang=zh_cn

Missing Strings

Not all of the Rundeck GUI uses localized strings yet. If you find a page in Rundeck that doesn't seem to use appropriate localization of English text, please Submit an issue reportopen in new window.

Submit a Pull Request

If you would like to translate Rundeck to another language, please submit your new messages file as a Pull Request via Github, so that we can include it in the next Rundeck release.

There is a page on the Rundeck wiki: Internationalizationopen in new window that can help if you are new to git.

Date formats

Changing the Date formats shown in the Activity page of Rundeck:

These messages entries determine the formats shown:

  • default M/d/yy h:mm a
  • default M/DD/YY h:mm a
  • jobslist.running.format.ko default h:mm a

The uses Java SimpleDateFormatopen in new window.

The messages ending with .ko use the moment.js formatopen in new window

GUI Customization

See GUI Customization.