Welcome! Thanks for installing The Dataverse Project!

Intended Audience

This guide is intended primarily for sysadmins who are installing, configuring, and upgrading a Dataverse installation.

Sysadmins are expected to be comfortable using standard Linux commands, issuing curl commands, and running SQL scripts.

Getting Help

To get help installing or configuring a Dataverse installation, please try one or more of:

Improving this Guide

If you spot a typo in this guide or would like to suggest an improvement, please find the appropriate file in and send a pull request as explained in the Writing Documentation section of the Developer Guide. You are also welcome to simply open an issue at to describe the problem with this guide.

Next is the Preparation section.