Installation

Installing Zoho Creator On-Premise

This guide will help you in successfully installing Zoho Creator on your Windows and Linux machines.

System requirements

HardwareMinimumRecommended
Processor1 GHz Dual core processor, x64 bit processor2.4 GHz or faster, Quad core processor, x64 bit processor
RAM8 GB*16 GB*
Disk space50 GB*100 GB*

* Based on the number of users, apps, reports, workflows, and file storage, additional space might be needed.

Recommended web browsers

Zoho Creator can be accessed using any of the following web browsers:
  • Internet Explorer version 11 or above ( For IE 9 & IE 10 settings should be changed on the customer end to enable TLS1.2 )
  • Google Chrome version 30 or above
  • Mozilla Firefox 27 or above
  • Safari 7 or above

Supported DBMS

  • PostgreSQL - bundled by default within Zoho Creator's Windows and Linux installables
WINDOWSLINUX - GUILINUX - CONSOLE

Install Zoho Creator on Windows

Supported OS: Windows 10 and above, 64-bit
  1. Download the required installable for Windows.
  2. Double click the downloaded file. Click Next in the InstallShield Wizard for Zoho Creator:

  3. Read the License Agreement, then click Yes:

  4. Set the Destination Folder, then click Next:

  5. Set the Web Server Port, then click Next. It'll be set as 8443 by default.

  6. (Optional) Enter your details for contacting Zoho's technical support:

  7. You'll be prompted to define exceptions for the ZohoCreator directory from the antivirus scanners:

  8. Review the setup information then click Next:

  9. Click Finish:

  10. Once the service has successfully started, the Creator login page will open in a browser window where you can login using the default username/password combination of admin/admin. These credentials must be changed after your first login.
  11. Alternatively, you can start the Creator server by following the steps in this page.

Install Zoho Creator on Linux via GUI

Recommended OS: CentOS, Ubuntu
  1. Download the required installable for Linux.
  2. Double click the downloaded file. Click Next in the InstallShield Wizard for Zoho Creator:

  3. Accept the terms of the License Agreement, then click Next:

  4. Set the Installation Folder, then click Next:

  5. Set the Web Server Port, then click Next. It'll be set as 8443 by default.

  6. (Optional) Enter your details for contacting Zoho's technical support, then click Next:

  7. Review the installation summary, then click Install:

  8. Click Done:

  9. Once the service has successfully started, the Creator login page will open in a browser window where you can login using the default username/password combination of admin/admin. These credentials must be changed after your first login.
  10. Alternatively, you can start the Creator server by following the steps in this page.

Install Zoho Creator on Linux via console

Recommended OS: CentOS, Ubuntu
  1. Download the required installable for Linux.
  2. Update the installation file's permission using the following command:
    chmod a+x ZohoCreator_64bit.bin
  3. Execute the installation file using the following command:
    ./ZohoCreator_64bit.bin -i console
  4. Carefully read and accept the license agreement.
  5. Set the installation folder, then confirm it. You may either proceed with the default folder or enter the absolute path of the required folder.
    Note: The chosen folder must be empty.

  6. Set the web server port, then confirm it. You may either proceed with the default port (8443) or enter the required port. Please ensure that the port you set is not used by any other application.
  7. Review the installation summary, then press Enter to continue (and exit the installer).
  8. Upon successful installation, you'll see the host where you can access Zoho Creator. Also, you'll see prompts to start the server and to view the readme file after the installation is completed.
  9. After choosing to start the server, the Creator login page will open in a browser window where you can login using the default username/password combination of admin/admin. These credentials must be changed after your first login.
  10. Alternatively, you can start the Creator server by using the commands in this page.

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