To install JMeter on A Linux Server you must first install Java.
You must be root, so
sudo bash or sudo su –
List all available packages in the yum repository
To list specific packages
yum list | grep java
Install Java package
yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk-src.x86_64
or for headless Java (for use in non-GUI environment)
yum install java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless.x86_64
Download the latest version of JMeter from the Apache JMeter Download Page.
Find the section entitled “Apache JMeter x.x (Requires Java 8+)” (where x.x will indicate the latest version number for JMeter)
Download the file named “apache-jmeter-x.x.tgz” under the list of Binaries (where x.x will indicate the latest version number for JMeter)
Note: At the time of writing, the latest version of JMeter is 5.3 so I will use this version number for the following example, but substitute whatever the latest version number is for your installation.
Go to the directory where apache-jmeter-5.3.tgz has been downloaded and extract the file contents:
tar -xf apache-jmeter-5.3.tgz
Go to the JMeter directory:
Then run JMeter:
or enter the following for help:
Note: Make sure that you have a JRE/JDK correctly installed and the JAVA_HOME environment variable is set.