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Managing the Feature Repository - Carbon 4.2.0 - WSO2 Documentation
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Accessing the available repository list

  1. Log on to the product's Management Console.
  2. On the Configure menu, click Features.
  3. Click Repository Management.
    The Manage Repositories page appears, which allows you to view or modify the feature management settings.

Adding a repository

  1. Access the available repositories list.
  2. Click Add Repository.
  3. Provide a convenient name for the repository being added.
  4. Enter the repository location using one of the following methods: 
    1. URL - this option is used when you are adding an external repository.
      • Select the URL option.
      • Enter the Equinox P2 repository URL.

        The official WSO2 Carbon features are available in Equinox P2 repository at: WSO2 Application Server 5.2.0 is based on WSO2 Carbon 4.2.0. Therefore, the P2 feature repository 4.2.0 is the earliest, compatible version.

        Equinox P2 provides provisioning technology for OSGi-based applications such as WSO2 Carbon.

    2. Location - this option is used when you are adding a repository that you have downloaded to your computer.
      • Select the Local option.
      • Enter the directory path of the repository on your local machine.
  5. Click Add. The newly added repository will appear in the available repositories list.

Editing a repository

  1. Access the available repositories list.
  2. Click Edit corresponding to the repository that you wish to modify.
  3. You can specify a new repository name.

This page allows you to change the repository name only. If you want to change the URL, you need to remove the old repository and then add the new repository.

Enabling/disabling a repository

  1. Access the available repositories list.
  2. Click on the Enable or Disable link associated with the repository.

By default, all the repositories are enabled. When you perform a provisioning operation, metadata and artifacts are searched only from the enabled repositories.

Deleting a repository

  1. Click Remove respective to the repository to be removed.
  2. Click Yes to confirm your deletion request.
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