SearchBlox Version 8.5

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 drop into the webapps folder on any Apache Tomcat installation running Java 8.


Install Guide

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-ee077af9
US West Oregon ami-e133e181
US West N. California ami-39591659
EU West Ireland ami-da93eaa9
EU Frankfurt ami-dc54a6b3
Asia Mumbai ami-5afa8f35
Asia Seoul ami-7e21f410
Asia Singapore ami-7125ff12
Asia Sydney ami-0992a36a
Asia Tokyo ami-04bf6e65
South America São Paulo ami-e32aba8f


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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