Installing the Importer extension¶
The Importer extension is an official extension, available on the GeoServer download page.
Download the extension for your version of GeoServer. (If you see an option, select Core.)
Make sure to match the version of the extension to the version of GeoServer.
Extract the archive and copy the contents into the GeoServer
To verify that the extension was installed successfully, open the Web administration interface and look for an Import Data option in the Data section on the left-side menu.
For additional information please see the section on Using the Importer extension.