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

Step 1. Obtain Installation Pack

Download the latest version of the program (for downloading instructions, refer to Obtaining the Product section).

Step 2. Extract the Archive

After the download is complete, extract installation files to your home directory. For example,

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Step 3. Set up JAVA_HOME

JAVA_HOME environment variable set up is needed to run WSO2 products. The variable points at the directory where the Java™ Development Kit (JDK) is installed on the computer.


The system returns the JDK installation path.

Step 4. Running the Product

1. Establish a SSH connection to the Linux/Solaris server or log in to the text Linux console.


If the server is started and running, a message appears as "WSO2 Carbon started in 'n' seconds."

Step 5. Stopping the Server

 To stop the running server, simply hit Ctrl-C in the command window or choose the "Shutdown/Restart" link on the left-hand menu of the product's Management Console. For information on accessing the Management Console, refer to section Introducing the Management Console.