The RedHat installation uses the RPM package. Installation is supported on RedHat and RedHat based operating systems such as CentOS.
To install, use the rpm command-line tool with the RPM package that you downloaded. You must be logged in as root (Superuser) to complete the installation:
root-shell> rpm --install couchbase-server
version is the version number of the
Once the rpm command completes, Couchbase Server starts automatically, and is configured to automatically start during boot under the 2, 3, 4, and 5 runlevels. Refer to the RedHat RPM documentation for more information about installing packages using RPM.
Once installation finishes, the installation process will display a message similar to that below:
Minimum RAM required : 4 GB System RAM configured : 8174464 kB Minimum number of processors required : 4 cores Number of processors on the system : 4 cores Starting couchbase-server[ OK ] You have successfully installed Couchbase Server. Please browse to http://host_name:8091/ to configure your server. Please refer to http://couchbase.com for additional resources. Please note that you have to update your firewall configuration to allow connections to the following ports: 11211, 11210, 11209, 4369, 8091, 8092 and from 21100 to 21299. By using this software you agree to the End User License Agreement. See /opt/couchbase/LICENSE.txt.
Once installed, you can use the RedHat chkconfig command to manage the Couchbase Server service, including checking the current status and creating the links to enable and disable automatic start-up. Refer to the RedHat documentation for instructions.
To continue installation you open a web browser and access the Couchbase Web Console. See Section 2.3, “Initial Server Setup”.