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Starting the Pentaho Server after an archive installation

The Pentaho Server is located on the Pentaho-provided Tomcat web application server. How you start the Pentaho Server depends on your operating system, Windows or Linux.
Perform the following steps to start the Pentaho Server.


  1. Run the startup script for the Tomcat web application server by launching the appropriate file for your environment:

  2. From a workstation, open a web browser and enter the URL: http://localhost:8080/pentaho to access the Pentaho User Console. If your server has a different hostname or port, replace 'localhost' and '8080' with your specific values.

  3. Enter your user name and password and click Login to open the Pentaho User Console (PUC).

  4. The first time you log on, PUC prompts you to provide a URL for your license server.


Additional license installation methods and instructions are located in Manage Pentaho licenses.

If you are having problems starting the Pentaho Server, visit our Troubleshooting Guide for help.