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Version: 1.0

Install and start Tasklist

Running via Docker (local development)#

You can use the Docker image camunda/tasklist:latest to run Tasklist as container.

Please make sure to set appropriate settings described in configuration section of deployment guide. Here an example configuration for docker-compose:

tasklist:    container_name: tasklist    image: camunda/tasklist:latest    ports:        - 8080:8080    environment:        - camunda.tasklist.elasticsearch.url=http://elasticsearch:9200        - camunda.tasklist.zeebeElasticsearch.url=http://elasticsearch:9200        - camunda.tasklist.zeebe.gatewayAddress=zeebe:26500

Manual configuration (local development)#

Here, we’ll walk you through how to download and run a Tasklist distribution manually, without using Docker.

Note that the Tasklist web UI is available by default at http://localhost:8080, so please be sure this port is available.

Download Tasklist and a compatible version of Zeebe.#

Tasklist and Zeebe distributions are available for download on the same release page.

Note that each version of Tasklist is compatible with a specific version of Zeebe.

On the Zeebe release page, compatible versions of Zeebe and Tasklist are grouped together. Please be sure to download and use compatible versions. This is handled for you if you use the Docker profile from our repository.

Download Elasticsearch#

Tasklist uses open-source Elasticsearch as its underlying data store, and so to run Tasklist, you need to download and run Elasticsearch.

Tasklist is currently compatible to Elasticsearch 7.12.1 You can download Elasticsearch here.

Run Elasticsearch#

To run Elasticsearch, execute the following commands in Terminal or another command line tool of your choice:

cd elasticsearch-*bin/elasticearch

You’ll know Elasticsearch has started successfully when you see a message similar to:

[INFO ][o.e.l.LicenseService     ] [-IbqP-o] license [72038058-e8ae-4c71-81a1-e9727f2b81c7] mode [basic] - valid

Run Zeebe#

To run Zeebe with Elasticsearch Exporter, execute the following commands:

cd zeebe-broker-*ZEEBE_BROKER_EXPORTERS_ELASTICSEARCH_CLASSNAME=io.camunda.zeebe.exporter.ElasticsearchExporter ./bin/broker

You’ll know Zeebe has started successfully when you see a message similar to:

[partition-0] [0.0.0.0:26501-zb-actors-0] INFO  io.camunda.zeebe.raft - Joined raft in term 0[exporter] [0.0.0.0:26501-zb-actors-1] INFO  io.camunda.zeebe.broker.exporter.elasticsearch - Exporter opened

Run Tasklist#

To run Tasklist, execute the following commands:

cd zeebe-tasklist*./bin/tasklist

You’ll know Tasklist has started successfully when you see messages similar to:

2020-12-09 13:31:41.437  INFO 45899 --- [           main] i.z.t.ImportModuleConfiguration          : Starting module: importer2020-12-09 13:31:41.438  INFO 45899 --- [           main] i.z.t.ArchiverModuleConfiguration        : Starting module: archiver2020-12-09 13:31:41.555  INFO 45899 --- [           main] i.z.t.w.StartupBean                      : Tasklist Version: 1.0.0

Access the Tasklist web interface#

The Tasklist web interface is available at http://localhost:8080.

The first screen you'll see is a sign-in page. Use the credentials demo / demo to sign in.

If you already have some user tasks in Zeebe you can see these on the left panel in the start screen:

tasklist-start-screen