Oracle Enterprise Linux installation

Install Couchbase Server on Oracle Enterprise Linux using the rpm command-line tool with the downloaded RPM package.

Only 64 bit systems running the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK) are supported, the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel is not a supported platform.

You must be logged in as root (superuser) to complete the installation.

  1. Enter the command:

    rpm -install couchbase-server-enterprise-version-oel6.x86_64.rpm

    where version is the version number of the downloaded package.

  2. After the rpm command completes, Couchbase Server starts automatically.

  3. After installation is completed, the installation process displays a message similar to the following:

    Minimum RAM required : 4 GB
    System RAM configured : 8174464 kilobytes
        Minimum number of processors required :  4 cores
        Number of processors on the system : 4 cores
    Starting couchbase-server[ OK ]
    You have successfully installed Couchbase Server.
        Browse to http://host_name:8091/ to configure your server.
       Refer to for additional resources.
       Update your firewall configuration
        to allow connections to the following ports:
        11211, 11210, 11209, 4369, 8091, 8092 and from 21100 to 21299.
    By using this software you agree to the End User License Agreement.
    See /opt/couchbase/LICENSE.txt.
  4. After the installation is completed, use the chkconfig command to manage the Couchbase Server service, including checking the current status and creating the links to turn on and off the automatic startup.

  5. Open a web browser and access the Couchbase Web Console to set up Couchbase Server.