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MINA(1) General Commands Manual MINA(1)


mina - deployer and server automation tool


mina [OPTIONS] command
mina [OPTIONS] task


mina is a fast deploy Bash script generator. It generates an entire deployment procedure as a Bash script and runs it remotely on a server, creating a single SSH session per deploy, minimizing the SSH connection overhead. Its syntax is similar to capistrano.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
Show commands as they are executed.
Run in simulation mode, i.e. do not perform actual changes.
Show backtraces upon errors.
Use FILE as the deploy configuration.


The following are mina specific commands

Show summary of options.
Generate a sample configuration file for deployments in the working directory.
Show all rake(1) tasks provided by mina.


The tasks are rake(1) tasks defined by the user in a project's deployment configuration file.

See /usr/share/doc/mina/examples/deploy.rb for an example deployment configuration.


cap(1), fab(1), rake(1).


Mina is written by Nadarei, Inc.

This manual page was written by Aggelos Avgerinos <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


This software is released under the MIT license. See /usr/share/doc/mina/copyright for more details.

Copyright © 2014 Nadarei, Inc.