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Installing Aerospike Connect -- Aerospike to JMS


Starting with version 4.0.0, a single installer handles both XDR connector 5.0 wire protocol and HTTP. Go to the Aerospike Enterprise downloads site to download and install the connector package for your platform. The connector is supported on both amd64 and arm64 architectures.

Remember to set the protocol based on the change notification source. See protocol for details.


Aerospike Server change notification configuration


Streaming from Aerospike requires you to configure your Aerospike database to send change notifications. For the steps, see Configuring Change Notification for Use with Connectors.

Deploying on Docker

Aerospike provides Docker images for Aerospike Connect for JMS on Docker Hub.

sudo docker run -p 8080:8080 -v /home/aerospike/Downloads/aerospike-jms-outbound.yml:/etc/aerospike-jms-outbound/aerospike-jms-outbound.yml aerospike/aerospike-jms-outbound:4.2.0

Installing on Linux


Supported operating systems

The connector is supported on the following operating systems:

  • RHEL (8 and 9) / CentOS 7+
  • Ubuntu 20.04
  • Ubuntu 22.04
  • Debian 10 (only on x86_64 hardware)
  • Debian 11
  • Debian 12

Java Runtime Environment

This connector is a Java web-application that requires Java 11 or later. Both Oracle and OpenJDK Java Runtime Environments are supported.

Java 17 is supported on JMS outbound version 3.1.0 and later.

Compatibility with versions of Aerospike Database Enterprise Edition

  • If you are using Aerospike Database Enterprise Edition version 5.6 or later, ensure that you use version 3.0.0 or later of the JMS outbound connector.

  • If you are using Aerospike Database Enterprise Edition version 5.5 or earlier, you may use any version of the JMS outbound connector.


The installation steps below apply to both the Debian (*.deb) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) (*.rpm) packages. Significant differences between the supported platforms are pointed out.

Install Java

Install Java 11 or later, if it is not already installed.

RHEL or CentOS

sudo yum install java-11-openjdk

Debian or Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install openjdk-11-jre

Install connector package

Go to the Aerospike Enterprise downloads site to download the connector package for your platform and install it.

RHEL (8 and 9), CentOS, etc.

sudo rpm -i aerospike-jms-outbound-4.2.0-1.noarch.rpm

Debian, Ubuntu, etc.

sudo rpm -i aerospike-jms-outbound-4.2.0.all.deb

Verify/update connector configuration

The connector's configuration can be found in the /etc/aerospike-jms-outbound/ directory. For details on how to configure the JMS provider, enable TLS, etc., please refer to the configuration guide.

Start the connector

The connector package includes a Systemd service definition. The installation procedure creates an aerospike-jms-outbound service.

Enable the connector to start on system startup or reboot:

$ sudo systemctl enable aerospike-jms-outbound

To start the connector service run:

$ sudo systemctl start aerospike-jms-outbound
Configure Connector