pentaho: installation

Complete Pentaho Installation on Ubuntu, Part 2


After installation and reboot of the server, it needs to be manually restarted executing the following command:

To start postgresql you need to be logged in as user: pentaho


Then change to super user and start the server.

/home/pentaho/Pentaho/ start




Additionally, to access the server, just go to the following URL on your browser:



To Start/Stop the server as in Jasper you do the following:


bash /home/pentaho/Pentaho/ stop/stop/status etc...

OR for status

./ status postgressql



To access the User Console for the first time, login using the Pentaho administrator user name and password.

  1. Start the BA Server.
  2. In a browser, go to the IP address of the server and the port. For example, because the default server is localhost and the default port is 8080, the default URL is "http://localhost:8080/". The Login dialog box appears.
  3. Enter the default administrator name, admin.
  4. Enter the default password, password.
  5. Click OK. The User Console Home page appears.

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