Follow the instructions below to install the product on Windows.
Extract the archive file to a dedicated directory for the product, which will hereafter be referred to as
You must set your
JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the directory where the Java Development Kit (JDK) is installed on the computer. Typically, the JDK is installed in a directory under
C:/Program Files/Java, such as
C:/Program Files/Java/jdk1.6.0_27. If you have multiple versions installed, choose the latest one, which you can find by sorting by date.
Setting up JAVA_HOME using the system properties
The JAVA_HOME variable is now set and will apply to any subsequent command prompt windows you open. If you have existing command prompt windows running, you must close and reopen them for the JAVA_HOME variable to take effect, or manually set the JAVA_HOME variable in those command prompt windows as described in the next section. To verify that the
JAVA_HOME variable is set correctly, open a command window (from the Start menu, click Run, and then type
CMD and click Enter) and execute the following command:
The system returns the JDK installation path. You are now ready to
Setting JAVA_HOME temporarily using the Windows command prompt (CMD)
You can temporarily set the
JAVA_HOME environment variable within a Windows command prompt window (CMD). This is useful when you have an existing command prompt window running and you do not want to restart it.
In the command prompt window, enter the following command where <JDK_INSTALLATION_PATH> is the JDK installation directory and press Enter.
set JAVA_HOME=c:/Program Files/java/jdk1.6.0_27
The JAVA_HOME variable is now set for the current CMD session only.
JAVA_HOMEvariable is set correctly, execute the following command:
If you need to set additional system properties when the server starts, you can take the following approaches:
You are now ready to