Single Server Installation

With this installation model, all of the components required to run the GameBench platform are deployed to a single server.

The GameBench platform is composed of:

  • Front-end
  • Back-end
  • User control
  • Redis
  • Elasticsearch
  • Postgres
  • MTA


  • Linux
  • Docker 1.12+
  • Docker Compose 1.6.0+
  • Credentials for our private Docker registry
  • A valid GameBench enterprise license
  • Only ports 80, 443 and the port you select for the backend should be externally accessible

Getting started

Log into the GameBench Docker registry

You’ll need your credentials for our Docker registry supplied to you by your account representative. Please get in touch with if you are unable to log in and we’ll be happy to assist.

If you have been provided with credentials:

docker login -u <username>

Alternatively if you have credentials:

docker login -u <username>

Please note that is deprecated and will be unavailable from 27/08/2019.

Download tools

curl -L -s --output
chmod +x
curl -L -s --output gbctl
chmod +x gbctl



Create an initial admin user

On your web dashboard go to /setup. You’ll be presented with a page requiring a password. Enter the value of the key setupPassword from ~/.gbserver.json or gamebench.toml.

Password entry

On the subsequent page you can create a user invite link.


./ up
./ down
./ restart


Please ensure you take frequent backups.

Migrating from a legacy installation

Please contact us if you need to migrate from a legacy (non-Docker) installation.