Marketing Factory quick install

March 6, 2023


You'll find the necessary steps to have a Marketing Factory 1.9 running on a local instance.

The steps below do not cover any advanced configuration, security recommendations, information about clustering, etc.. Please refer to the configuration and fine tuning guide to find such information. 

1. Java

2. ElasticSearch

The ElasticSearch prerequisite can be found at this link:

  1. Download ElasticSearch 5.6.3 
  2. Unzip to any folder
  3. Edit the file conf/elasticSearch.yml and modify property in the to <defineYourClusterName> (i.e. myCluster)
  4. Start Elastic Search : 

3. Apache Unomi

  1. Download the latest Jahia distribution of Apache Unomi
  2. Unzip to any folder
  3. Edit the file /etc/org.apache.unomi.persistence.elasticsearch.cfg and set the property to <defineYourClusterName> (i.e
  4. (Optional) Apache Unomi requires an IP database in order to resolve IP addresses to the user location. The GeoLite2 database can be downloaded from MaxMind here:
    Simply download the GeoLite2-City.mmdb file into the “etc” directory.
  5. (Optional) Apache Unomi includes a geocoding service based on the Geonames database that is used to create conditions on countries or cities.
    Get the “” database from here: Download it and put it in the “etc” directory, without unzipping it. Import can take about 15 minutes but will run in the background.
  6. Start Unomi using :
  7. On the first start, you'll need to execute the following command : 
     and wait for startup to complete. This step won't be necessary on the next server startups, the Unomi bundles (packages) will start automatically.
  8. Try accessing https://localhost:9443/cxs/cluster with username karaf and password karaf . You might get a certificate warning in your browser, just accept it despite the warning it is safe.
  9. You can try accessing https://localhost:9443/cxs to check the available Unomi services.

4. Marketing Factory modules

 If your server doesn't have access to internet, please download the modules from the following address: 

Follow the steps below if the server on which your Digital Experience Manager - Enterprise Distribution ONLY - is running can access the Internet :

  1. Prior to start the installation in itself, please change your license: License.xml (XML file) 30 days trial license, copy the license in <Java-Installation>/digital-factory-config/jahia/ folder and restart Digital Experience Manager
  2. Go to the Module Management interface of a running Jahia Digital Experience Manager (Enterprise Distribution) instance
  3. Click on "Available modules" and type "Marketing" in the search box
  4. Enable Marketing Factory core on your website


Select the "Enterprise Marketing Factory" Package and click on "Download"

5. Marketing Factory settings

Parameter Value
Secure address https://localhost:9443
login karaf
password karaf
Trust any SSL certificate  checked
Google map key
(The key not required)


Unomi key
The Unomi key that is stored in Unomi's etc/org.apache.unomi.thirdparty.cfg file. You can use the default key for testing purposes, but in production please refer to the complete installation guide for information on how to generate your own custom key.
Apache Unomi cookie name
By default, set it to "context-profile-id"
Apache Unomi cookie domain
Use the same value as the "contextserver.domain" that is defined in Unomi configuration in etc/org.apache.unomi.web.cfg
  1. In DX edit mode, go to Site Settings, Marketing Factory menu and hit "save" using the default values. As an alternative, you can use  the following parameters
You are now all set and can add AB Tests and personalizations to your website.