How to install MarkLogic in Ubuntu and start MarkLogic Server

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Install MarkLogic(10.0-9.4) in Ubuntu 20.04.4 :

Mark-Logic Server is an Enterprise NoSQL database. It is a document-centric, transactional, search-centric, structure-aware, schema-agnostic, XQuery- and JavaScript-driven, high-performance, clustered, database server. It is an enterprise-class NoSQL database that includes a REST-enabled full-text search feature. You can use it to store, search, and query massive amounts of data and represent documents having various formats. It also exposes its core functionality through a Java API, It allows you to write applications in pure Java.

Its recommended installing Mark-Logic Server v10.0-8.2 as it contains the fix for the log4j vulnerability.

Follow the below steps to install Mark-Logic .rpm:

  • Download .rpm jar from the below link, and sign up for free downloads.
  • cd to location where Mark-Logic-10.0-9.4.x86_64.rpm is downloaded.
  • Go to terminal and change user to root with cmd.
    sudo su
  • Check the status of the Universe distribution component:
    sudo add-apt-repository universe
  • Update repositories with:
    sudo apt-get update
  • The following command installs the Alien conversion tool:
    sudo apt-get install alien
  • Now Convert .rpm Files to .deb Format that is downloaded into format .rpm :
    sudo alien packagename.rpm
    In my case package name is MarkLogic-10.0-9.4.x86_64.rpm
  • Now install Mark-Logic with .deb format as :
    sudo dpkg --install marklogic_10.0-10.4_amd64.deb
  • Now follow this command
    vim /etc/Marklogic.conf
    and write here –
    and save the file.

Start the MarkLogic server:

  • Now, start server with the command:
    /sbin/service MarkLogic start
  • Go to http://localhost:8001/ , and you will find the server is up as in the below pic.

marklogic localhost 8081

  • Click OK and continue.
  • Skip for here,

marklogic server admin page

  • Fill in admin and password details and Ok.

marklogic admin pass page

  • Now sign in with the admin and password that is provided by you in the above step.

marklogic server start

  • Now your server is started you will find the below window. From here you can log out.

marklogic server


Here we brief about the installation of MarkLogic Server in Ubuntu. The next blog will explain its brief introduction and demo some examples. For more learning on it please visit the official website linked below:

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