Requirements / tool configuration


Important: When using Windows, you must configure your GIT client to not convert line endings to windows line endings before cloning this GIT repository.

Note: It’s also possible to develop and serve an application with Gentics Portal | java without Docker, but it makes development a lot easier, that’s why it is listed as requirement here.

git config --global core.autocrlf input

Read the section Installing the required tools - more specific for more specific details on how to install and configure the required tools. If you encounter any Docker specific errors, you maybe find a solution in this FAQ.

Authentication for

Contact Gentics if you have not received your credentials for yet.

With those credentials you can login to the repository with:

docker login

Next steps

Continue with Run the demo or New project.

Installing the required tools - more specific

Whenever possible the package manager of your operating system should be used to install the required tools. Additional points to be considered for certain operating systems are listed below.



Install the GIT client from

Make sure to enable "Checkout as-is, commit Unix-style" when the installer asks you.


Windows / Mac

  • Use Docker with HyperV if avilable

  • We recommend to increase the memory to at least 4 GB or better 6GB and set the available CPU to all CPU cores in the Docker settings