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Installing Tamr Core

Instructions to run the Tamr Core standard installation.

Tamr Home Directory Requirements

Before installing Tamr Core, identify an installation directory, such as /data/tamr. The directory in which Tamr Core is installed is referred to as the Tamr home directory or <tamr-home-directory> in examples in this documentation.

You specify the directory's location when you install Tamr Core and cannot subsequently modify it. Follow these requirements when identifying the Tamr home directory.

  • The directory is not located on the root mount /.
  • The directory is located on a mount with the required disk space, such as /data.
  • The directory is owned by the tamr functional user.

important Important: Do not set a local environment variable for the Tamr home directory.

Installing Tamr Core

Before You Begin:

To install Tamr Core software:

  1. Unpack the Tamr Core software bundle in the Tamr home directory:
  1. Start all Tamr Core application dependencies:
  1. Configure Tamr Core to use the PostgreSQL password used during database creation. If you need to change the password, see Changing the PostgreSQL Password.
  2. Provide a valid license key to Tamr Core. See Setting the License Key.
  3. (Optional) Configure Tamr Core to use non-default settings. For example, specify custom ports. (You also can configure Tamr Core at a later time.) See Configuring Tamr and Changing the Default Tamr Port.
  4. Start Tamr Core:
  1. Configure backup settings. See Configuring Backup.