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Obtain application and server credentials

Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment and about OS X VMs.

Welcome to your new Bitnami application! Here are a few questions (and answers!) you might need when first starting with your application.

What are the system requirements?

Before you download and install your application, check that your system meets these requirements.

How do I install the Bitnami Discourse Stack?

Windows, Mac OS and Linux installer

  • Download the executable file for the Bitnami Discourse Stack from the Bitnami website.

  • Run the downloaded file:

    • On Linux, give the installer executable permissions and run the installation file in the console.
    • On other platforms, double-click the installer and follow the instructions shown.

Check the FAQ instructions on how to download and install a Bitnami Stack on Windows, Mac OS, or Linux for more details.

The application will be installed to the following default directories:

Operating System Directory
Windows C:\Bitnami\APPNAME-VERSION
Mac OS /Applications/APPNAME-VERSION
Linux /opt/APPNAME-VERSION (running as root user)

OS X VM

  • Download the OS X VM file for the Bitnami Discourse Stack from the Bitnami website.
  • Begin the installation process by double-clicking the image file and dragging the WordPress OS X VM icon to the Applications folder.
  • Launch the VM by double-clicking the icon in the Applications folder.

The application is installed in the /opt/bitnami directory of the OS X VM.

What credentials do I need?

You need application credentials, consisting of a username and password. These credentials allow you to log in to your new Bitnami application.

What is the administrator username set for me to log in to the application for the first time?

Windows, OS X and Linux installer

The username was configured by you when you first installed the application.

OS X VM

The username can be obtained by clicking the Bitnami badge at the bottom right corner of the application welcome page.

What is the administrator password?

Windows, OS X and Linux installer

The password was configured by you when you first installed the application.

OS X VM

The password can be obtained by clicking the Bitnami badge at the bottom right corner of the application welcome page.

Last modification April 15, 2019