Installing the GeoServer GeoFence Server extensionΒΆ

  1. Visit the website download page, locate your release, and download: geoserver-2.22-SNAPSHOT-geofence-server-plugin.zip

    The download link will be in the Extensions section under Other.

    Warning

    Ensure to match plugin (example 2.22-SNAPSHOT above) version to the version of the GeoServer instance.

  1. Extract the files in this archive to the WEB-INF/lib directory of your GeoServer installation.

    Note

    By default GeoFence will store this data in a H2 database and the database schema will be automatically managed by Hibernate.

    The GeoFence documentation explains how to configure a different backed database and configure Hibernate behavior.

  2. Restart GeoServer