Altova MapForce Server 2022 Advanced Edition

Installing MapForce Server

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System requirements



Perform installation either as root user or as a user with sudo privileges.

The previous version of MapForce Server must be uninstalled before a new one is installed.


Installing MapForce Server

1.Download the installation package from to a local directory.

2.Change to the directory where you downloaded the installation package, for example:

cd /home/User/Downloads

3.Install the MapForce Server package.


[Debian, Ubuntu]   sudo dpkg --install mapforceserver-2022-debian.deb

[CentOS, RedHat]   sudo rpm -ivh mapforceserver-2022-1.x86_64.rpm


Note:You may need to adjust the name of the package above to match the current release or service pack version.


Licensing MapForce Server

1.Ensure that the latest version of Altova LicenseServer ( is installed and running either on the local machine or network.

2.Register MapForce Server with Altova LicenseServer. For this, you need to know either the host name or the IP address of the computer where LicenseServer runs. For example, if LicenseServer runs on, you can register it as follows:


sudo ./mapforceserver licenseserver


Note: The command above assumes you are calling the executable from the program installation directory, see also Important Paths.


3.Log on to the LicenseServer administration interface and assign the license to the machine where MapForce Server runs.


For more information about licensing, refer to Altova LicenseServer documentation (

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