In this tutorial we will outline the steps to install Curity locally on Linux or macOS.
Download the latest release from the Curity Developer Portal.
The installation procedure is the same on both macOS and Linux, but with a pre-requisite on macOS.
MacOS pre-requisiteMake sure that OpenSSL is installed. We recommend using homebrew to install using the following command:
brew install openssl
After downloading the package, untar the server in a good location.
cd /opt cp ~idsvr-5.3.1-linux-release.tar.gz . tar xvf idsvr-5.3.1-linux-release.tar.gz
This creates a folder with the installation in the form
idsvr-VERSION. Cd into that directory to run the installer.
cd idsvr-5.3.1 ./installer.sh
Now you will be prompted with a few options:
To proceed, enter the number corresponding to your choice: 1. Accept 2. Decline 3. View agreement
The license agreement can be found in
If you already have a license you can paste it here, but it’s also possible to add it later in the UI.
If you have a license, paste the entire JSON contents of the license file here or type the path of the key file if it is on this machine. Press enter if you do not have a license or wish to install it later by other means.
Creating initial admin user Admin Enter your password:
Would you like to protect sensitive parts of the configuration with a unique encryption key? [y/N]
This is recommended for production systems, but is not needed for development.
Would you like to enable the Admin Web UI for the Curity Identity Server? [y/N]
Start the server by running the following from the installation directory.
The output in the console will show that the server is starting and we can now turn to the browser to access the admin UI.
Open a browser and go to
HOSTNAME is the host Curity is installed on. The first time you will be prompted to trust the certificate, since the installation creates one. This can be replaced later.
admin as username and enter the password you created during installation.
Now the Curity Identity Server is up and running but without any configuration. The next step is to set up the basic profiles and services. Move on to the First Configuration Tutorial.