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Version: 1.0

Akeneo Getting Started

Akeneo is an open source Product Experience Management (PXM) and Product Information Management (PIM) software product. Helps merchants and brands deliver engaging customer experiences across all sales channels, improve product data quality, and simplify product catalog management. Using Akeneo as product infrastructure management can transform business models and reduce product enrichment costs.

If you have installed Websoft9 Akeneo, the following steps is for your quick start


  1. Get the Internet IP of your Server on Cloud
  2. Check your Inbound of Security Group Rule of Cloud Console to ensure the TCP:80 is allowed
  3. Connect your Server and get default username and password of Akeneo
  4. Complete Five steps for Domain if you want to use Domain for Akeneo

Akeneo Initialization

Steps for you

  1. Using local browser to visit the URL http://DNS or http://Server's Internet IP, you will enter initial wizard of Akeneo

  2. login to your Akeneo(Don't have password?)

Having trouble?

Below is for you to solve problem, and you can contact Websoft9 Support or refer to Troubleshoot + FAQ to get more.

Akeneo QuickStart

The following takes Akeneo data import and export as a task to help users get started quickly:

For details, please refer to Akeneo Data Import and Export

Akeneo Setup

Connect App Store

Akeneo extends functionality through the App Store. Connecting to the App Store requires 2 steps:

  1. Authorized users to manage the App Store: System - Users - Roles - Administrator - Permissions - System - Manager apps / Open apps

  2. Configure AKENEO_PIM_URL :Modify the /data/apps/akeneo/data/akeneo/.env.local file to change the AKENEO_PIM_URL to the server IP or DNS, for example AKENEO_PIM_URL=

Reference sheet

The below items and General parameter sheet is maybe useful for you manage Akeneo

Run docker ps, view all containers when Akeneo is running:

CONTAINER ID   IMAGE                                                      COMMAND                  CREATED         STATUS         PORTS                                                  NAMES
7d46c77c8bc7 phpmyadmin:latest "/docker-entrypoint.…" 6 minutes ago Up 6 minutes>80/tcp, :::9090->80/tcp phpmyadmin
db9a7668dad3 websoft9dev/akeneo:latest "/ /usr…" 7 minutes ago Up 6 minutes>80/tcp, :::9001->80/tcp akeneo
6ecce79ee4c1 mysql:8.0 "docker-entrypoint.s…" 7 minutes ago Up 6 minutes>3306/tcp, :::3306->3306/tcp, 33060/tcp akeneo-mysql
8ea176b3bf04 "/tini -- /usr/local…" 7 minutes ago Up 6 minutes>9200/tcp, :::9200->9200/tcp, 9300/tcp akeneo-elasticsearch


Akeneo installation directory: /data/apps/akeneo
Akeneo configuration file: /data/apps/akeneo/000-default.conf
Akeneo Site Directory: /data/apps/akeneo/data/akeneo


In addition to common ports such as 80, 443, etc., the following ports may be used:

No special port


docker exec -i akeneo  grep "pim-community-dev/tree" /var/www/html/composer.lock |awk -F"/v" '{print $2}'


sudo docker start | stop | restart | stats akeneo
sudo docker start | stop | restart | stats akeneo-elasticsearch
sudo docker start | stop | restart | stats akeneo-mysql




Akeneo adopts the REST API specification.