Installing Elasticsearchedit

Hosted Elasticsearchedit

You can run Elasticsearch on your own hardware or use our hosted Elasticsearch Service that is available on AWS, GCP, and Azure. Try the Elasticsearch Service for free.

Installing Elasticsearch Yourselfedit

Elasticsearch is provided in the following package formats:

Linux and MacOS tar.gz archives

The tar.gz archives are available for installation on any Linux distribution and MacOS.

Install Elasticsearch from archive on Linux or MacOS

Windows .zip archive

The zip archive is suitable for installation on Windows.

Install Elasticsearch with .zip on Windows


The deb package is suitable for Debian, Ubuntu, and other Debian-based systems. Debian packages may be downloaded from the Elasticsearch website or from our Debian repository.

Install Elasticsearch with Debian Package


The rpm package is suitable for installation on Red Hat, Centos, SLES, OpenSuSE and other RPM-based systems. RPMs may be downloaded from the Elasticsearch website or from our RPM repository.

Install Elasticsearch with RPM


[beta] This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features. The msi package is suitable for installation on Windows 64-bit systems with at least .NET 4.5 framework installed, and is the easiest choice for getting started with Elasticsearch on Windows. MSIs may be downloaded from the Elasticsearch website.

Install Elasticsearch with Windows MSI Installer


Images are available for running Elasticsearch as Docker containers. They may be downloaded from the Elastic Docker Registry.

Install Elasticsearch with Docker


Formulae are available from the Elastic Homebrew tap for installing Elasticsearch on macOS with the Homebrew package manager.

Install Elasticsearch on macOS with Homebrew

Configuration Management Toolsedit

We also provide the following configuration management tools to help with large deployments: