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This section describes how ApacheDS can be installed and started on different platforms.
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We provide native installers for several platforms:
Additional we provide an zip and tar.gz archive suitable for any platform.
You can download them from here.
An option for people familiar with tools like Subversion and Maven is to built the server from the sources on their own. This is described here.
Installing can be easily done using the Windows installer. Its interface and functionality is similar to other wizard based installers.
To install the ApacheDS as Windows service you need Administrator privileges.
The server can be started and stopped with Windows Services manager (Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services). You must be admin to do this.
From there, you can easily start, stop and restart Apache DS.
To install Apache DS on Mac OS X, simply open the downloaded DMG file and then the "Apache Directory Server Installer.pkg" in it.
From there, you will be guided to install Apache DS on your system.
On Mac OS X, Apache DS is installed as a launchd service and is loaded at startup time (and upon successful installation).
You can stop the server by unloading the launchd service with the following command line:
You can start the server by loading the launchd service with the following command line:
The installation for different installers is described on the Apache Directory Server 1.5 Downloads page.