Fusion Installation and Upgrades
You can install Fusion:
On a single computer – Install Fusion on a single computer for purposes of development, evaluations, or demonstrations.
For information, see Install Fusion on a Single Computer.
On multiple servers (as a Fusion cluster) – For a number of reasons such as performance, scaling, and availability, you must install Fusion on multiple servers for a production deployment.
For information, see Install a Fusion Cluster.
These procedures are for initial installations of Fusion.
If you already have Fusion installed and want to upgrade to a later release, see the upgrade documentation.
Additional documentation that pertains to installation includes:
System Requirements – Hardware and software needed to run Fusion in both single-node (trial) and multi-node (production) deployments
Deployment Types – An explanation of deployment goals and cluster arrangements for Fusion, Solr, and ZooKeeper
Components – An explanation of the components that comprise Fusion
Start and Stop Fusion – An explanation of the components that comprise Fusion and of deployment types
Troubleshoot When Installing Fusion – An explanation of how to troubleshoot difficulties that occur when installing or upgrading Fusion
Directories and Logs – What’s in the Fusion home directory (
/path/to/fusion/3.1.x), including default log file locations
Default Ports – Default Fusion server ports and how to change them
Checking System State – How to check the default Fusion distribution
Integrating with existing Solr instances – How to use existing Solr instances to store Fusion collections
After installation, proceed to these topics: