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Elasticsearch: A Complete Guide by Saurabh Chhajed, Marek Rogoziński, Rafał Kuć, Bharvi Dixit

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Installing and configuring Elasticsearch

I have used the Elasticsearch Version 2.0.0 in this book; you can choose to install other versions, if you wish to. You just need to replace the version number with 2.0.0. You need to have an administrative account to perform the installations and configurations.

Installing Elasticsearch on Ubuntu through Debian package

Let's get started with installing Elasticsearch on Ubuntu Linux. The steps will be the same for all Ubuntu versions:

  1. Download the Elasticsearch Version 2.0.0 Debian package:
    wget https://download.elastic.co/elasticsearch/elasticsearch/elasticsearch-2.0.0.deb
    
  2. Install Elasticsearch, as follows:
    sudo dpkg -i elasticsearch-2.0.0.deb
    
  3. To run Elasticsearch as a service (to ensure Elasticsearch starts ...

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