How to install npm and nodejs in offline on linux ?

How to install npm and nodejs in offline on linux ?

Download the latest Linux binaries from the site

Extract it TAR file to the desired location.

cd /opt/mohan/
tar -xvf node-v6.11.0-linux-x64.tar.gz

set the soft link to npm and node

ln -s /opt/mohan/node-v6.10.3-linux-x64/bin/node /usr/bin/node
ln -s /opt/mohan/node-v6.10.3-linux-x64/bin/npm /usr/bin/npm

Check the npm  and node version

npm -v
node -v



Elasticdump is the import and export tool for Elasticsearch indexes.

How to install elasticdump and how to copy elasticsearch index?

Install npm and node if not installed already.

Set the proxy if required as below.

npm config set proxy
npm config set http_proxy=

Install the elasticdump as below.

npm install elasticdump -g

-g is the global mode. It means it installs the current working directory as a global package directory.

Set the soft link to elasticdump

ln -s /opt/mohan/node-v6.10.3-linux-x64/bin/elasticdump /usr/bin/elasticdump

Go to the help to check all the commands in the elasticdump.

elasticdump --help


To export to a file:

elasticdump --input=http://localhost:9200/mohan-index-2017.05.* --output=/opt/mohan/mydata.json --type=data

elasticdump --input=http://localhost:9200/mohan-index-2017.05.* --output=/opt/mohan/mydata.json --type=mapping

if elasticsearch is secured with certs, then use NODE_TLS_REJECT_UNAUTHORIZED as 0 in the beginning of the command.

# NODE_TLS_REJECT_UNAUTHORIZED=0 elasticdump --input=http://localhost:9200/mohan-index-2017.05.* --output=/opt/mohan/mydata.json

if elasticsearch authorized with shield then, use –httpAuthFile option. Create a file with below user and password.



# NODE_TLS_REJECT_UNAUTHORIZED=0 elasticdump --httpAuthFile=/opt/mohan/myAuth.file --input=http://localhost:9200/mohan-index-2017.05.* --output=/opt/mohan/mydata.json

If need to zip the output file, use as below.

# NODE_TLS_REJECT_UNAUTHORIZED=0 elasticdump --httpAuthFile=/opt/mohan/myAuth.file --input=http://localhost:9200/mohan-index-2017.05.* --output=$ | gzip > /opt/mohan/mydata.json.gz