1. Install Zulu Community OpenJDK 8 from the MSI installer.
You can install Oracle’s JDK distribution, but we do not recommend it if you do not have enterprise support.
JAVA_HOME environment variable.
Open a console with administrator privileges and run:
setx -m JAVA_HOME "%programfiles%\Zulu\zulu-8"
3. Install 7-Zip.
Although Windows File Explorer has built-in support for Zip files, it is very slow and does not support file paths longer than 259 characters, which can cause problems when extracting the LinceBI package.
4. Extract the LinceBI package with 7-Zip to
5. If you are going to access LinceBI from another hostname different from
localhost, update the
You can find this property in the
6. Start LinceBI.
start-pentaho.bat from the installation folder.
Some users when starting LinceBI on Windows experience that the console freezes and the application does not start, this problem may be due the “QuickEdit mode” feature of the Windows console (https://stackoverflow.com/a/33883532). To solve this, disable this feature or use the installation as a service explained below.
7. Access LinceBI from a web browser.
You must wait until the text “
Pentaho BI Platform server is ready” is printed in the
Install system service (optional)
Following from the previous step 4.
1. Open a console with administrator privileges.
2. Go to
3. Run the following commands.
set JvmArgs=-DDI_HOME=%programfiles%\LinceBI\pentaho-solutions\system\kettle;-Dfile.encoding=utf8 .\service.bat install lincebi .\tomcat8.exe //US//lincebi --DisplayName="LinceBI Server" .\tomcat8.exe //US//lincebi --Description="LinceBI Server service" .\tomcat8.exe //US//lincebi --JvmMs="2048" --JvmMx="6144" .\tomcat8.exe //US//lincebi --StartPath="%programfiles%\LinceBI\tomcat\bin" .\tomcat8.exe //US//lincebi --StopPath="%programfiles%\LinceBI\tomcat\bin" sc config lincebi obj="LocalSystem" start="delayed-auto" icacls "%programfiles%\LinceBI" /setowner "Administrators" /T /C /Q
4. Start LinceBI service.
sc start lincebi
IMPORTANT: If you install LinceBI as a service you should never directly execute the
stop-pentaho.bat scripts, you should always use the system service.