Installation of Postgis and Geoserver on Ubuntu 18.04

In this post we will learn install the geoserver and postgis on ubuntu 18.04

Install openjdk

sudo su
apt-get install openjdk-8-jre

PostgreSQL and PostGIS

apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib postgis postgresql-10-postgis-2.4

Create “geoserver” database and add extension for PostGIS

sudo -u postgres createuser -P geoserver
sudo -u postgres createdb -O geoserver geoserver
sudo -u postgres psql -c "CREATE EXTENSION postgis; CREATE EXTENSION postgis_topology;" geoserver

GeoServer install

apt install unzip
mkdir -p /var/www/geoserver
cd /var/www/geoserver

mv geoserver-2.15.2/* .
echo "export GEOSERVER_HOME=/var/www/geoserver" >> ~/.profile
. ~/.profile

Starting GeoServer remember to change directory to /var/www/geoserver


To restart

sudo sh /var/www/geoserver/bin/

In the browser open http://localhost:8080/geoserver/web/

If you are on the server use http://IP:8080/geoserver/web
Default username and password is admin and geoserver