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What you need to install Alfresco Content Services

There are a number of different installation files available to you, each of which you can choose depending on what is already installed on your system.

If you wish to install within an existing Tomcat, use the Alfresco WAR file. When using the WAR file to install, you must install the required additional components manually.

All files are available from the Support Portal at Click Downloads, and then select the version of the product you require.

The following information helps you to determine what files to download and install.

Installation file File name Description
Alfresco Content Services Distribution zip

Alfresco WAR files for manual install into an existing Tomcat application server or for upgrades to existing installations. This distribution zip also contains the Module Management Tool (MMT) and the sample extension files, such as

Alfresco Search Services Distribution zip Alfresco Search Services installation file.

See Installing and configuring Alfresco Search Services for more information.

Alfresco Content Services File Transfer Receiver zip File Transfer Receiver installation file

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