Get Started in Two Minutes Guide

  1. Download the SonarQube Community Edition

  2. Unzip it, let's say in C:\sonarqube or /etc/sonarqube

  3. Start the SonarQube Server:

# On Windows, execute:
C:\sonarqube\bin\windows-x86-xx\StartSonar.bat

# On other operating systems, execute:
/etc/sonarqube/bin/[OS]/sonar.sh console
  1. Log in to http://localhost:9000 with System Administrator credentials (admin/admin) and follow the embedded tutorial to analyze your first project.

This play instance is suitable for demonstration purpose, when you are ready to move to production, take some time to read the Install the Server documentation.