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In order to compile and run sample clients for WSO2 products, it is necessary to install the latest version of Apache Ant that is compatible with the product.


Refer to  Installation Prerequisites for the list of all applications necessary to install and work with WSO2 products you plan to use.

Follow the instructions below to install Apache Ant from the command line.

Establish a SSH connection to the Linux machine or log in on the text Linux console. You should either log in as root or obtain root permissions after login via su or sudo command.

Step 1. Download Apache Ant


Step 2. Extract Downloaded File

gunzip -c apache-ant-1.8.2-bin.tar.gz |tar xvf -

Step 3. Set Environmental Variables

Add the following lines to BASHRC file:

export ANT_HOME=/opt/apache-ant-1.8.2
export PATH=${ANT_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

Step 4. Check Installation

ant -version


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