Install Jmeter on CentOS 8

The Apache JMeter™ application is open source software, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test functions. In this article you will learn how to install apache JMeter on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Step 1: Install JAVA

JMeter is compatible with Java 8 or higher. so first, we will install Java to run JMeter normally.

dnf install java-11-openjdk-devel -y

Once the installation is complete, you can verify Java installation using below command:

java -version
Step 2: Intsall Apache JMeter

You can visit below link to download JMeter latest binary release

Download JMeter using below command


Now unpack JMeter package

tar zxvf apache-jmeter-5.4.1.tgz

Once its done, there is no need to install it, just go to bin directory under apache-jmeter-5.4.1 and run Jmeter using below commands.

cd apache-jmeter-5.4.1/bin/

Finally its done and now you can start using Apache JMeter to run load testing tool for analyzing and measuring the performance of a variety of services.

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