Extensions included in the HiveMQ Platform:
- Trial versions are only for evaluation and testing purposes. Production usage is prohibited.
- Up to 25 connections are allowed. Please contact us if you require additional connections.
- The evaluation version of all Enterprise Extensions is limited to operate for only 5 hours. You will need to restart HiveMQ each time you want to reset the 5 hour limit. Please contact us if you would like a longer evaluation license.
- You can use the trial version without charge for up to 6 months after the download.
To install HiveMQ, you need Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X with Java Runtime Environment 11 or newer. For a more detailed list of requirements, see HiveMQ System Requirements.
Unpack and run on Linux/Mac OS X
Go to the directory where you placed the download and unpack the ZIP archive, open a terminal window and enter the following commands:
To go to the bin folder of the install directory and set permissions (the typical location is /opt/hivemq/). The
chmod 775 command gives the user/owner and groups read, write, and execute rights. All others have read-only access:
To run the shell script and get HiveMQ started, enter:
Unpack and run on Windows
Use your file browser to extract the ZIP archive to the directory of your choice.
- To start the batch file, open the bin folder and double click
- By default, the HiveMQ broker starts on localhost IP address
127.0.0.1and listens on port
Verify that HiveMQ is running
- Navigate with your browser to
http://localhost:8080. If you see the login dialog for the HiveMQ Control Center, you know that HiveMQ is up and running.
- The HiveMQ Control Center is part of the standard HiveMQ distribution and is a web application that you can access from your browser. You do not need to install any additional software on your computer to use the control center.
You can login with the default credentials (user:
Any MQTT client can be connected to HiveMQ on port