How do I get started with the SearchBlox Server for Windows?

Installation of SearchBlox 
Prerequisites 
  • Install Java JDK 11
  • After installation please make sure that the environment variable for Java is set. Otherwise, set it manually by providing Java bin path in path variable in Environment settings as below:
    Note: If there are other java versions installed in the system, please remove the references from the path variable.

To check please give java -version in command prompt. You should get the response as below

 

 
Steps to install SearchBlox
  • Download the build for Windows.
  • Run the installer, then follow the wizard to install the application on your C: drive.
 Steps to Run SearchBlox
  • First Start Elasticsearch by running C:\SearchBloxServer\elasticsearch\bin\elasticsearch.bat manually.
    Kindly note that this is mandatory for SearchBlox to run.

  • Check whether you are able to access elastic search using link
    https://localhost:9200
    default credentials
    username: admin
    password: admin

  • Once you start elasticsearch successfully, start running SearchBlox by running the executable C:/SearchBloxServer/StartSearchBlox.exe

It might take a few minutes for SearchBlox to start

  • Go to http://localhost:8080/searchblox/admin/main.jsp in your browser, accept the license agreement.
  • Give the username as admin
  • You will receive a custom password the first time you log in after you accept the license agreement. Use the custom password to log in, then store or change the password for future logins.


To learn more about SearchBlox please visit our developer document site https://developer.searchblox.com/docs

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