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Introduction

This page describes the steps required to install midPoint Identity and Access Management from a binary distribution. MidPoint is a Java web application distributed in a form of a stand-alone self-contained server. All that is essentially needed is to unpack the distribution archive and run the server.

This document describes the generic case suitable for trying out midPoint. For more complex installation scenarios please see Installation Guide.

Release Notes

Before you start the installation please make sure to see Release Notes for list of environments that are known to work and for the list of known issues in current release.

Prerequisites

MidPoint is a Java application therefore it requires Java platform to run on. MidPoint requires at least Java 8. You can use OpenJDK wich might be already installed on your system of you can download JDK from Oracle.

JAVA_HOME environment variable should point to the Java installation path.

Java 8 only

MidPoint 3.7 is supported only on Java 8 platforms. MidPoint supported both Java 7 and Java 8 for several years. The support for Java 7 was deprecated in midPoint 3.4.1 and it was removed in midPoint 3.5.

Download MidPoint

Download the midPoint binary release according to the following table:

Unpack the archive file to a convenient location. Following instructions will refer to the relative paths inside this archive.

Start MidPoint

All that remains is to start midPoint server up:

Starting midPoint (Linux)
Starting midPoint (Windows)

Try MidPoint

Log in to the midPoint administration console using the following URL:

http://localhost:8080/

Username

administrator

Password

5ecr3t

A home page of the midPoint console should be displayed.

If there is a problem, please check midPoint logs in var/log/ directory.

What To Do Next?

For an quick introduction to use of midPoint please follow the instructions on First Steps page or read through the midPoint book to get familiar with midPoint. Full administration interface guide is also available.

The Stand-Alone Deployment page describes layout of the installation directory.

See Also

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