Install LabKey Server (Quick Install)

The Quick Install option helps you swiftly set up a LabKey Server for evaluation purposes. The Windows Graphical Installer provides an install wizard that supports single-machine, Postgres-based installations on English-language Windows machines. For other installation options, including options for production-level installations, see Install LabKey.

Register with LabKey

Download LabKey Server

  • Select the Windows (.exe) version, aka the Graphical Windows Installer.

Install LabKey Server

  • When the download is complete, run the installer file.
  • Complete the installer wizard, accepting all of the default values.
  • On the final page of the wizard, select Open browser to LabKey Server and click Close.
  • A browser window will open.
  • If this is the initial install, create a user account based on an email address (a fictional email is ok), choose a password and click Next.
  • Wait for the modules to install.
  • Set any Defaults you wish. These properties can be changed later through the Admin Console. Click Next.
  • Installation is now complete!

Begin Using LabKey Server

Here are some ways to get started using LabKey Server:

Other Installation Options

For additional information, troubleshooting help, and other installation options, see Install LabKey.


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