Bitbucket Server installation guide

Before you start

Before installing Bitbucket Server, check that you meet the minimum system requirements by reading the page Supported platforms.

Choose your installation method

There are a number of ways to install Bitbucket Server. Choose the method that is best for your environment. 

Install method

Is this right for you?

Install a Bitbucket Server trial This is the fastest way to get a Bitbucket Server site up and running. If you're evaluating Bitbucket Server, use this option. You don't need an external database to install a Bitbucket Server trial.
Install Bitbucket Server using an installer This option uses an installer, and is the most straightforward way to get your production site up and running on a Windows or Linux server.
Install Bitbucket Server from a zip or archive file This option requires you to manually install files and configure some system properties. It gives you the most control over the install process. Use this option if there isn't an installer for your operating system.
Run Bitbucket Server in a Docker container

This option gets Bitbucket Server up and running in no time using a preconfigured Docker image.

Atlassian supports running Bitbucket Server in a Docker container, but we cannot offer support for problems which are related to the environment itself.

Run Bitbucket Server or Data Center in AWS Running Bitbucket on Amazon Web Services (AWS) gives you scalable computing capacity without the need to invest in hardware up front, while retaining control over where and how your code is hosted within your organisation.
Install Bitbucket in a cluster Bitbucket Data Center is a clustered solution for large enterprises. Read Clustering with Bitbucket Data Center to find out if Bitbucket Data Center is right for your organization.


Note:
 we do not support installing Bitbucket Server as a production system on macOS.  A macOS download is available for the purposes of evaluating Bitbucket Server only.  There are no limitations to using Bitbucket Server on a Mac with any one of the supported browsers.  

Last modified on Feb 7, 2018

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