Prior to installing any WSO2 Carbon based product, it is necessary to have the appropriate prerequisite software installed on your system. Verify that the computer has the supported operating system and development platforms before starting the installation.
WSO2 IoT Server comes as a composition of three components namely broker, core, and analytics. All of these components are WSO2 Carbon based products. Following are the minimum system requirements to run all the IoT components.
Operating Systems / Databases
The following applications are required for running the product and its samples or for building from the source code. Mandatory installs are marked with an asterisk * .
Java SE Development Kit (JDK)*
JDK 7 or 8
Do not use JDK1.8.0_151 due to a known issue. This issue is fixed in JDK 1.8.0_162-ea. However, use JDK 1.8.0_144 until the latter mentioned version is released
Oracle 1.7 is also supported when running (not building) WSO2 products.
To enable the product's JMS transport and try out JMS samples if any. The ActiveMQ client libraries must be installed in the product's classpath before you can enable the JMS transport.
5.5.0 or later
To compile and run the product samples.
1.7.0 or later
To build the product from the source distribution (both JDK and Apache Maven are required).
You also need it to deploy the WSO2 IoT Server plugins.
If you are installing by downloading and extracting the binary distribution instead of building from the source code, you do not need to install Maven.
To checkout the source, in order to build the product from the source distribution.