An Elasticsearch (ES) index server is required for Flowable Engage:

  1. Download Elasticsearch 6.x from the Elastic website at https://www.elastic.co/downloads/elasticsearch.

  2. Extract the downloaded package to a desired folder on the filesystem.

  3. From a command prompt in the folder start Elasticsearch by submitting bin/elasticsearch.

Flowable Work expects Elasticsearch to be running on http://localhost:9200 which is the default for a vanilla Elasticsearch configuration. If you are running Elasticsearch on a different host or port, you can configure the address of Elasticsearch within the application.properties file you created in the prior section: