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In order to install the source distribution of WSO2 products, it is necessary to install the latest version of Apache Maven.


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

Follow the instructions below to install Apache Maven from the command line on Solaris.

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

Step 1. Download Apache Maven

You can use wget to download the tar.gz file directly to your server:


Step 2. Extract the Distribution Archive

Use the following command to extract files from the obtained archive:

gunzip -c apache-maven-3.0.3-bin.tar.gz |tar xvf -

Step 3. Set Environmental Variables

Add the following lines to BASHRC file:

export M2_HOME=/opt/apache-maven-3.0.3
export PATH=${M2_HOME}/bin:${PATH}

Step 4. Check Installation

After installation check the version by command:

mvn -version

The system displays information on the Apache Maven version installed.

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