This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install JFrog Artifactory on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.
JFrog Artifactory is cross-platform software that allows DevOps to manage multiple package repositories, hosted locally or in the cloud from a single platform.
JFrog Artifactory can integrates with your current environment, providing high availability with active/active clustering and multi-site replication to automate your pipeline and enable faster releases.
For more about JFrog Artifactory, please visit its homepage.
If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to learn on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners.
Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other device.
While learning Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.
To get started with installing JFrog Artifactory, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Prepare Ubuntu
Before installing packages on Ubuntu, you must first update the server. To do that, run the commands below:
sudo apt update sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt autoremove
Running the commands above will update the remove obsolete packages from your system. It’s also a good to reboot the server after running the above commands.
Step 2: Install OpenJDK 8
For this tutorial, we’re going to be install OpenJDK.
To do that, run the commands below:
sudo apt update sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk openjdk-8-doc
After installing Java, you can verify it by running the commands below:
It should output something similar as shown below:
Output: openjdk version "1.8.0_242" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_242-8u242-b08-0ubuntu3~18.04-b08) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.242-b08, mixed mode)
Now that you have updated and installed Java, continue below to installing JFrog.
Step 3: Download and Install JFrog Artifactory
The quickest and easiest way to get JFrog installed is via a APT repository. Installing JFrog from the repository will allow you to always get the latest updates as they’re released.
To install, follow the steps below:
First, install wget and other packages if you don’t already have them installed.
sudo apt install wget software-properties-common
Then run the commands below to add the repository key and file to Ubuntu.
wget -qO - https://api.bintray.com/orgs/jfrog/keys/gpg/public.key | apt-key add - sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] https://jfrog.bintray.com/artifactory-debs $(lsb_release -cs) main"
When you’re done, run the commands below to update Ubuntu and install JFrog Artifactory.
sudo apt update sudo apt install jfrog-artifactory-oss
After installing, the commands below can be used to stop, start and enable JFrog’s services.
systemctl stop artifactory.service systemctl start artifactory.service systemctl enable artifactory.service
To check the service status, run the commands below:
systemctl status artifactory.service
It should output similar lines as shown below:
artifactory.service - Artifactory service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/artifactory.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Active: active (running) since Thu 2020-03-26 20:34:28 CDT; 3s ago Process: 6249 ExecStart=/opt/jfrog/artifactory/app/bin/artifactoryManage.sh start (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Main PID: 8345 (java) Tasks: 0 (limit: 4666) CGroup: /system.slice/artifactory.service ‣ 8345 /opt/jfrog/artifactory/app/third-party/java/bin/java -Djava.util.logging.config.file=/opt/jfrog/artifacto Mar 26 20:34:28 ubuntu1804 artifactoryManage.sh: metadata started. PID: 8924 Mar 26 20:34:28 ubuntu1804 su: pam_unix(su:session): session closed for user artifactory Mar 26 20:34:28 ubuntu1804 su: Successful su for artifactory by root
That should do it!
Step 4: Access Artifactory Portal
When you’re done installing, open your web browser and browser to the server’s hostname or IP address as shown below:
You should see the login portal similar to the one below:
Login with Username: admin and Password: password
You’ll be prompted to change the temporary password above. When you do, you’ll able to start setting up your environment.
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