If you installed a binary package under Linux, the server isautomatically started.

    If you installed ArangoDB using homebrew under macOS, start theserver by running .

    For more in-depth information on how to install ArangoDB, as well as availablestartup parameters, installation in a cluster and so on, see andDeployment.

    ArangoDB offers two :MMFiles (deprecated) and RocksDB. Choose the onewhich suits your needs best in the installation process or on first startup.

    Debian based packages and the Windows installer will ask for apassword during the installation process. Red-Hat based packages willset a random password. For all other installation packages you need toexecute

    This will ask for a root password and sets this password.