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2. Installation

2.1. Microsoft Windows 10

To setup NetSPIDER, provided installer needs to be launched.

NetSPIDER setup

Fig. 2.1: NetSPIDER setup

License needs to be accepted.

Next window allows for desktop shortcut creation.

NetSPIDER Additional Tasks

Fig. 2.2: NetSPIDER Additional Tasks

NetSPIDER installation will commence after clicking „Next“ and then „Install“.

NetSPIDER can then be launched by searching for the app name in start menu or using desktop shortcut. NetSPIDER web interface will launch automatically in default browser.

NetSPIDER Launcher

Fig. 2.3: NetSPIDER Launcher


When installing new version of NetSPIDER over an old one, all instances of NetSPIDER need to be closed before launching the installer. In case some processes are still running, the installer offers to close them.

2.2. Linux

This guide uses Ubuntu Linux 20 LTS as an example. Installation in other distributions is similar.

To install NetSPIDER on Linux, provided archive “netspider-linux.tar.gz“ needs to be extracted.

NetSPIDER Extract

Fig. 2.4: NetSPIDER Extract

To run NetSPIDER, simply execute netspider/netspider binary in terminal. Please note, that the NetSPIDER web interface can be accessed using any modern web browser using URL shown in the terminal window. Most probably at https://localhost:8080./

NetSPIDER Terminal

Fig. 2.5: NetSPIDER Terminal