Apache OFBiz (The Apache Open For Business Project) is an open source ERP/CRM system from the Apache Foundation starting point for reliable, secure and scalable enterprise solutions. It offering complete accounting/ledger, inventory management, CRM, and project management systems. Also OFBiz includes a complete CRM system and e-commerce shopping cart. OFBiz offers a solid framework for plugin development allowing complete customization.
This article will help you to install Apache OFBiz on Linux ( CentOS, Red Hat, Fedora, Ubuntu, Scientific Linux and Debian ) systems with initial demo data. This tutorial has been tested with CentOS 7 recently.
Step 1: Install JAVA
Java is the primary requirement for installing Apache OFBiz. It required minimum Java 1.6 to installed on your system. Make sure you have Java installed with proper version on your system.
java -versionjava version "1.8.0_31" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_31-b13) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.31-b07, mixed mode)
If you do not Java installed, Use below tutorial to install java else ignore it.
Step 2: Download Apache OFBiz from SVN
We recommend to use SVN download latest Apache OFBiz files. first make sure you have svn client installed on system after that checkout the latest build from the subversion repository of OFBiz.
# cd /opt/ # yum install subversion # svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ofbiz/trunk apache-ofbiz
Step 3: Installing Apache OFBiz
After checkout complete codebase of Apache Ofbiz, Use following command to install Apache OfBiz on your Linux system.
# cd /opt/apache-ofbiz/ # ./ant
Step 4: Install Dataset, Load Demo and Seed Data
Apache OFBiz provides dataset, demo data and seed data, this data is useful for experiment. This data is unuseful for production setup.
# ./ant load-demo # ./ant load-extseed
Step 5: Start Apache OFBiz Service
After installing Apache OFBiz, Use following command to start Apache OFBiz service on system.
# ./ant start
Step 6: Access Apache OFBiz in Browser
Access Apache OFBiz in browser on port 8443 as below given url and login credentials.
svr10.tecadmin.net:8443/myportal/control/main Admin Username: adminAdmin Password: ofbiz