Where is the guide for MacOsx ?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Confluence Installation Guide

In the guide linux and windows are listed . Where should i look for macosx  for evaluation purposes ? 

1 answer

Mac OS X is not supported as a server platform: https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/supported-platforms-207488198.html - It's supported for clients. Browsers.

However, a lot of developers in start-ups like Atlassian own Macs, so it works pretty well even if it is not officially supported. I personally follow the Linux guide ("Install Confluence from a zip") when installing on Mac. It's pretty simple as a summary:

  • Install Java
  • Install Postgresql, create a database for Confluence,
  • Unzip the Confluence archive
  • Update confluence-init.properties,
  • atlassian-confluence/bin/start-confluence.sh # Append -fg if you want to start in the foreground and watch the logs in live.

 

I'm with Adrien on this, the Unix guide works fine for Mac installations. 

It's a little bit of a different file system, so if you don't want to use the default locations, you have to understand how Mac's organise the directories, but everything else is so close to the Linux guide, you won't have any problems.

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 29, 2018 in New to Confluence

How to use Confluence Cloud for stakeholder management

Most of us don’t need much convincing that stakeholder management is important. It just makes sense that keeping everyone in-the-know on projects and assigning clearly defined roles is key to having ...

1,118 views 2 6
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you