Start by downloading the corresponding package for your configuration:
You can also install Kong via APT; follow the instructions on the "Set Me Up"
section on the page below, setting distribution to the appropriate value
precise) and components to
If you are downloading the package, execute:
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install openssl libpcre3 procps perl $ sudo dpkg -i kong-community-edition-0.11.0.*.deb
Prepare your database
If you are using Postgres, please provision a database and a user before starting Kong, ie:
CREATE USER kong; CREATE DATABASE kong OWNER kong;
Now, run the Kong migrations:
$ kong migrations up [-c /path/to/kong.conf]
Note: migrations should never be run concurrently; only one Kong nodes should be performing migrations at a time.
$ kong start [-c /path/to/kong.conf]
Kong is running:
$ curl -i http://localhost:8001/
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