Install and start AEM Author on local developer environment

We will be installing AEM Author on Mac in this tutorial

Prerequisites: Make sure you already installed JAVA 11 on your local and setup JAVA_HOME

Download AEM instance:

Request a training instance from Adobe solutions partner portal by login in with your organization email and

request a training instance using the request form

Setup AEM instance:

java -jar aem-author-p4502.jar -unpack

Loading quickstart properties: default
Loading quickstart properties: instance
Setting properties from filename '/Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/aem-author-p4502.jar'
Option '-quickstart.server.port' set to '4502' from filename aem-author-p4502.jar
Verbose mode - stdout/err not redirected to files, and stdin not closedResourceProvider paths=[/gui, /gui/default] not found, initial install
UpgradeUtil.handleInstallAndUpgrade has mode INSTALL
Saving build number in
Upgrade: no files to restore from pre-upgrade backup
31 files extracted from jar file
Running chmod +x /Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/crx-quickstart/bin/start
Running chmod +x /Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/crx-quickstart/bin/stop
Running chmod +x /Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/crx-quickstart/bin/status
Running chmod +x /Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/crx-quickstart/bin/quickstart
Not starting the Quickstart server as the -unpack option is set
Quickstart files unpacked, server startup scripts can be found under /Users/binarycipheruser/Documents/aem_65/author/crx-quickstart/bin
MacBook-Pro author % cd crx-quickstart 
MacBook-Pro crx-quickstart % cd bin 

Start AEM instance:

Navigate to the bin folder under crx-quickstart folder and start AEM server

MacBook-Pro bin % ./start

Onece AEM server started hit http://localhost:4502/aem/start.html

It’ll redirect to AEM login page the default username and password will be admin/admin

Navigate to http://localhost:4502/system/console/bundles
Make sure all the bundles are active



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