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WSO2 Carbon and any Carbon-based product can be run as a Windows service as described in the following sections:

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Before you begin:

  • See our compatibility matrix to find out if this version of the product is fully tested on your OS.
  • See the known incompatibilities section to find out if this version of the product has issues running on your OS due to the JDK version.


  • Install JDK and set up the JAVA_HOME environment variable.
  • Download and install a service wrapper library to use for running WSO2 API Manager as a Windows service. WSO2 recommends Yet Another Java Service Wrapper ( YAJSW ) version 11.03, and several WSO2 products provide a default  wrapper.conf  file in their  <PRODUCT_HOME>/bin/yajsw/  directory. The instructions below describe how to set up this file.