You can install Diffusion™ from the command line by
running the installer in headless mode. The Diffusion installer is available from
the Push Technology
You can install in headless mode in circumstances where the graphical installer
cannot be used or is not appropriate.
You must have Java 8 (8u131-b11 GA or later) or Java 11 (11.0.3 GA or later)
on your system to run the installer.
The following assumes you are using a non-graphical terminal to access the computer to which you want
to install Diffusion. For installation from a graphical display, see Installing the Diffusion server.
You have successfully downloaded and installed Diffusion.
Open the Diffusion download page at https://www.pushtechnology.com/developers/releases/6.7 in a web browser. Click on the Download Diffusion link and download the diffusion-installer-6.7.2.jar file to a
In the terminal window, change to the temporary directory and type the following command:
java -jar diffusion-installer-6.7.2.jar -console
Enter the full path to the directory in which to install Diffusion, or select the default.
Follow the prompts to select the optional components to install.
- Edit the configuration of your Diffusion server to
suit your requirements. For more information, see Configuring your Diffusion server.
- Start your Diffusion server using the
start up scripts located in the
bin directory of your Diffusion installation.
If you are using Java 8, run the diffusion.bat file, if on Windows™, or the diffusion.sh
file, if on Linux™ or OS X®/macOS®.
If you are using Java 11, run the diffusion_java11.bat file, if on Windows, or the diffusion_java11.sh
file, if on Linux or OS X/macOS.