How to install atom in Dell Boomi

This blog demonstrates the installation of atom in DellBoomi


The machine where atom is installed must have the internet connectivity

What is an Atom?

Atom is a single-tenant, single node runtime engine to execute the integrations developed in boomi. We can install Atom directly into your local network which is required for an on-premise deployment model.

Now, let us see the steps to install an atom


Firstly, log onto Boomi platform ( with user name and password.

Step 2:

Once, you have logged into Boomi platform, you will be able to view Home page.

Step 3:

Now click on Services followed by Integration. You will see Build page.

Step 4:

Click on Manage-> Atom Management tab.


You can see New tab on the left corner beside filter. Click on it. You can then find Atom and Environment, Click on atom.

Step 6:

Once you click on atom, you will find an atom set up popup where you have to set up preference as  local (as we are concerned about local atom)and select operating system based on the configuration of your machine.

We have 2 ways of authenticating boomi atomsphere account with runtime.

  1. Authenticating with username and password
  2. By using token

Security Options refer to an option of generating token and use it for atom installation. Instead of authenticating with username and password, we can use token and authenticate with atomsphere boomi account.A token is valid only for the account in which it was generated. Tokens expire after a set amount of time ranging from 30 minutes to 24 hours.

Step 7:

Now, click on download installer and after downloading the Atom installer, run the executable file.

NOTE: Do not forget to run executable file as an Administrator. We can right click on the file and run as administrator

Step 8:

Now, you see a security verification window,click yes and the Atom Setup Wizard opens, click Next.

Step 9:

The User Information page is displayed.

Select username with password (or) token depending on how you want atomsphere account to authenticate with atom and enter the name of an atom which you want to see in the Atom Management tab. The default name for an atom is host name but you can give any other name.

Enter one of the following, depending on the option you have selected

  • user name and password


  • a valid token(which is generated during atom installer download)

Click Next

Step 10:

Now, you are able to authenticate atomsphere boomi account with runtime. when the installation is complete, click Finish.

Step 11:

To confirm the atom installation you can log in to and go to Managetab followed by Atom Management tab and you see an atom with status as online.

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