Install Exasol Deployment Tool (c4)

This section describes how to install Exasol Deployment Tool (c4) on AWS.


AMI running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS or 22.04 LTS with jq JSON processor installed

Download and Install c4

Download c4 from the Exasol Download Portal. The c4 binary is self-contained and does not require any additional installation steps after downloading.

To download and install the latest version of c4 from the command line, run the following command in a Linux terminal. The -O option will overwrite any existing version of the c4 executable in the same directory.

wget -O c4 && chmod +x c4

Update c4

To update c4, download the latest version again to the same location, overwriting the existing version. There is no separate update procedure. Configuration files will be left unaltered.

Verify Installation

To verify that c4 has been correctly installed and is accessible, use c4 --version or c4 -v.

$ c4 --version
c4 version 0.4.12

Next Steps

Once c4 has been installed you must create a configuration file and set the necessary permissions. For more information, see Configure c4 for AWS.