Installation

There are many ways to install GeoServer on your system. This section will discuss the various installation paths available.

If using Windows or OS X, we recommend using the installers.

Note

To run GeoServer as part of an existing servlet container such as Tomcat, please see the Web archive section.

Warning

GeoServer requires a Java 8 environment (JRE) to be installed on your system. This must be done prior to installation.