This article describes how to use and install the Artifactory Repository Manager.
1. Artifactory Repository Manager
1.1. What is a Repository Manager?
1.2. What is Artifactory?
An Artifactory installation brings such a repository for your company. So you can host your own repositories, but also use Artifactory as a proxy for public repositories. With such a proxy the time to receive an artifact is reduced and it saves bandwidth. Artifactory allows you to host your private build artifacts.
2. Installation of Artifactory
In order to install the open source version of Artifactory you need to visit Artifactory Open Source and download the ZIP version or the RPM version. Even a Docker image can be used to run Artifactory.
The ZIP version can be extracted into an arbitrary folder, e.g., the user home directory
Inside the extracted folder there is a
bin folder, which contains startup files suitable for Linux/Mac and Windows.
For Linux/Mac the
artifactory.sh can be executed to startup a local Artifactory instance and for Windows the
artifactory.bat can be executed.
bin folder there are other options to run Artifactory, for examples it also can be run as a service.
3. Configuration of Artifactory
Once an Artifactory instance is running its web interface can be accessed under this URL:
3.1. User Settings
The default user is
admin and the password is
4. Artifactory online resources
5. vogella training and consulting support
Appendix A: Copyright, License and Source code
Copyright © 2012-2019 vogella GmbH. Free use of the software examples is granted under the terms of the Eclipse Public License 2.0. This tutorial is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany license.