Download Elasticsearch


Download and unzip Elasticsearch

Choose platform:

Elasticsearch can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum, or installed on Windows using an MSI installer package. See Repositories in the Guide.


Start Elasticsearch

Run bin/elasticsearch (or bin\elasticsearch.bat on Windows)

Run curl http://localhost:9200/ (or Invoke-RestMethod http://localhost:9200 with PowerShell)


Dive in

See our documentation for the latest up-to-date information.


Version: 7.16.3

Release date: January 13, 2022

License: Elastic License 2.0


Running on Kubernetes? Try Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes or the Elasticsearch Helm Chart.

This default distribution is governed by the Elastic License, and includes the full set of free features.

The distribution that's not bundled with a JDK is available here.

Information about third party dependencies and links to any source code we are obligated to provide are available on this page.

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