Linux / UNIX Installation

For all steps below, replace “path_to_download_folder” and “path_to_install_folder” as appropriate.

Step 1:  Create a folder #

Create a folder in which Edge will be installed.

mkdir /path_to_install_folder

Step 2: Extract the Edge release #

Extract Edge into the folder specified below.  Replace “path_to_download_folder” and “path_to_install_folder” as appropriate.

unzip /path_to_download_folder/ -d /path_to_install_folder

Step 3:  Run the configure script #

Run the configure script shown below.  Replace “path_to_install_folder” as appropriate.


The configuration script will give you the opportunity to configure the following:

  1. HTTPS (SSL) support
  2. HTTP/HTTPS TCP port
  3. Tomcat shutdown port
  4. Preferred Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
  5. Whether to install Edge as a service (must be root)
    1. By default the service name is edge; however a custom service name can be provided.

Step 4: Start Edge #

Edge can be started manually, or as a service.  See examples below:

As a Service #

Provide the custom service name if specified instead of edge.

service edge start

Manually #

Replace “path_to_install_folder” as appropriate.

/path_to_install_folder/bin/ start

Step 5:  Validate the Installation #

To confirm that Edge is running and accessible for login:

  1. Go to the following URL in a supported web browser on any workstation that has network access to the Edge server: http://localhost:8080
  2. When prompted, log in with the following default credentials:
    1. Username: admin
    2. Password: admin