Install Keycloak standalone server

Keycloak is an open-source software for managing access for any application. It supports many different authentication and authorization standards such as Single Sign-On (basically, we can use our login information for many different applications), OpenID Connect, LDAP, and more … In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Keycloak!

First, go to the download page of Keycloak to download its installation file, at https://www.keycloak.org/downloads.html.

Please download the Keycloak server (Distribution powered by Quarkus) file in .zip or .tar.gz format on this page and extract it!

Myself is as follows:

To start the Keycloak server for development, open the Console on Windows or Terminal on Linux and macOS, go to the Keycloak bin folder and then run the following command::

For the production environment, please use the following command!:

The result when I start in development mode is as follows:

After starting the Keycloak server, you need to access the address http://localhost:8080

to create a new admin user for Keycloak.

You need to create a new user admin by filling in the Administration Console and then clicking Create button.

I will create a new user “khanh”, password “123456”, the result after clicking the Create button will be as follows:

Now you can log in to the Admin Console page of Keycloak!

You go to the address http://localhost:8080/admin/, the login window will display the following:

Enter the user admin information you just created above and click the Login button. You will see the following results:

At this point, we have successfully installed Keycloak already!

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