Download Workplace Search (beta)

Learn more about the self-managed Elastic Workplace Search beta. Release blog »

Version:
7.6.0
Release date:
February 11, 2020
Downloads:
Notes:

View detailed documentation.

We advise that you do not run beta software in production.

Installation steps

1

Verify these prerequisites:

  • Java 8 or Java 11 is installed.
  • An Elasticsearch Platinum license.
    • You can start a 30-day trial during first-time setup.

2

You'll need to get Elasticsearch up and running with security features:


  1. Download Elasticsearch 7.6.x and enter the directory.
  2. Edit config/elasticsearch.yml and add:
  3. xpack.security.enabled: true
  4. Run the binary and start Elasticsearch:
  5. $ bin/elasticsearch
  6. Generate and retrieve a random password for the elastic user:
  7. $ bin/elasticsearch-setup-passwords auto

3

Step three is done within Workplace Search:


  1. Download Workplace Search 7.6.0 and enter the directory.
  2. Edit config/enterprise-search.yml and add:
  3. ent_search.auth.source: standard
    elasticsearch.username: elastic
    elasticsearch.password: [ELASTIC_USER_PASSWORD]
    allow_es_settings_modification: true
  4. Specify a default password and start Workplace Search:
  5. $ ENT_SEARCH_DEFAULT_PASSWORD=passwordexample bin/enterprise-search

4

Login to the Elastic Workplace Search dashboard at http://localhost:3002.

Note

Reminder: The default username is enterprise_search.


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Dive into the documentation.


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