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Installation guide


GeoNetwork 4.4 requires a Java 11 environment (JRE) to be installed on your system. Later versions of Java will not work at present. This must be done prior to installation.

Prior versions of GeoNetwork require a Java 8 environment (JRE) to be installed on your system.

Before you can use GeoNetwork on your own computer, you need to install it:

  1. GeoNetwork uses the Elasticsearch engine which must be installed first:

  2. There are several different ways to install GeoNetwork:


    A windows installer is also available from the GeoNetwork download page, Installing a third-party distribution .

  3. After installing the application, you can configure the following: