SearchBlox Version 8.5.1

To install SearchBlox, the minimum server requirement is 4 Cores with 8GB RAM. Use our installer for Ubuntu and CentOS/RedHat.


Download and double-click. Install Windows Service by running C:\SearchBlox Server\services\bat \installService.bat.  Start SearchBlox by running startService.bat.


Install Guide


Download SearchBlox to the /opt folder.
> gzip -d searchblox_unix64.tar.gz
> tar -xvf searchblox_unix64.tar
> cd /opt/searchblox
> ./startSearchBlox


Install Guide

Mac OS X

Download and double-click. SearchBlox requires Java 8. Double-click the startSearchBlox.command in /Applications/ SearchBloxServer folder to start.


Install Guide

Java WAR

Download the searchblox.war file and copy into the webapps folder within any Tomcat server running Java 8.


Install Guide
Deploy to Bitnami Tomcat 8.x or 9.x

Go to http://localhost:8080/searchblox/admin/main.jsp to get started with SearchBlox.

Default username: admin | password: admin

VMWare SearchBlox Image
Import the SearchBlox Server VMWare image.


SearchBlox Docker Image

Run SearchBlox within Docker containers.

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SearchBlox Rackspace Cloud Image

Run SearchBlox Server on Rackspace.

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Microsoft Azure

Run SearchBlox Server on Microsoft Azure.

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Go to http://localhost/searchblox/admin/main.jsp to get started with SearchBlox.

Default username: admin | password: admin

Launch SearchBlox on AWS EC2

Launch the SearchBlox Server AMI on the Amazon EC2 c3.xlarge instance with Port 80 enabled.

US East N. Virginia ami-14fbc803
US East Ohio ami-9696ccf3
US West Oregon ami-c162cda1
US West N. California ami-e595c185
EU West Ireland ami-e081dd93
EU Frankfurt ami-c175b1ae
Asia Mumbai ami-651a6d0a
Asia Seoul ami-2ec81f40
Asia Singapore ami-4a339129
Asia Sydney ami-a3b38dc0
Asia Tokyo ami-cb79ceaa
South America São Paulo ami-4f861823


Go to http://AWSDomainName/searchblox/admin/main.jsp to get started with SearchBlox.

Default username: admin | password: admin

Once SearchBlox is started, go to the SearchBlox Wiki  for step-by-step instructions on configuring your collections.

WordPress Plugin

Install and configure the SearchBlox plugin within WordPress.

Drupal Module

Install and configure the SearchBlox module within Drupal. Follow our tutorial to get started.

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