Download Elasticsearch


Download and unzip Elasticsearch

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Elasticsearch can also be installed from our package repositories using apt or yum. See Repositories in the Guide.


Start Elasticsearch

Run bin/elasticsearch (or bin\elasticsearch.bat on Windows) to start Elasticsearch with security enabled.


Dive in

See our documentation for the latest up-to-date information.


Version: 8.5.3

Release date:

License: Elastic License 2.0

Supported OS/JVM/Browser


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