Performing a Custom installation with Talend Installer - 6.2

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The Custom installation is the more customizable installation method with Talend Installer. It allows you to choose what to install, where and how. This way, you can fully customize your installation and choose, for example, to install Talend Administration Center on a machine and Talend Studio on another.

Here are the modules you can install with Talend Installer Custom Installation:

  • Talend Administration Center

  • Talend Log Server

  • Talend MDM Server

  • Talend Data Stewardship Console

  • Talend CommandLine

  • Talend Runtime

  • Talend Job Server

  • Subversion Repository

  • Talend Data Quality Portal

  • Talend SAP RFC Server

  • Talend Studio

  • Talend Server Services

The following table sums up all the details you can configure for each chosen module.

For the following module...

You can configure...

Talend Administration Center

Tomcat instance to use

Administrator user name and password



Web application directory

Email notifications

Nexus Artifact Repository

Host and port

Talend Log Server

Tomcat instance to use

Cluster name


Talend MDM Server

Tomcat instance to use


Fulltext search index directory

Driver class name

Talend MDM Worflow server

Installation folder


Talend Data Stewardship Console


Talend CommandLine


Talend Runtime

Port configuration

Subversion Repository

Subverstion Repository to use or to install

Talend Job Server


Cache duration

Talend Data Quality Portal

Tomcat instance to use




Server address

Talend SAP RFC Server

SAP configuration

JMS Broker URL


Talend ESB

Tomcat instance to use

Talend Server Services

Services to install

To perform a Custom installation, proceed as follows:

  1. Make sure you have downloaded all the required files as described in Talend Installer specific prerequisites.

  2. Make sure all the default ports are opened. For more informations, see Port information.

  3. Make sure the dist file is in the same folder as the file.

  4. Make the Talend Installer file executable with the following command:

    chmod +x

  5. Launch Talend Installer with the following command:


    If you want to install Talend server modules as services and Subversion Repository, execute this command with the super-user rights.

  6. Accept the License Agreement.

  7. Choose the directory where you want your Talend product to be installed.

  8. Choose Advanced Install in the installation style list and Custom in the installation type list.

  9. Add your license file.

  10. Follow the configuration steps.

  11. Launch the installation.

  12. Once the installation is complete, you can remove the dist file to save some space on your disk.

Talend Installer creates a usedports.txt file where all the ports used by Talend Server modules are listed.