Java Installation Updates and Changes

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Windows OS

As of Jedox 2018.4, the setup for Windows includes OpenJDK, an open-source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition. The OpenJDK version is automatically updated with every Jedox release, there is no need to update or change Java manually.

If you want to use another version of Java, you must modify the file <Install_path>\tomcat\bin\setenv.bat so that the entry JRE_HOME, respectively JAVA_HOME point to the Java version that you want to use.

Note: If you modify both, JRE_HOME is prioritized.

If setenv.bat requires changes, you must you must afterwards execute the scripts “serviceRemove.bat” and “serviceInstall.bat” in <Install_path>\tomcat\bin (with administrative rights) for reinitialization of JedoxSuiteTomcatService.

Important! Back-up your installation and data before starting the Jedox Setup. The update installation can overwrite manually changed configuration files. Therefore, you should have a backup from which to restore them.

Linux OS

For an update of the Java installation inside Jedox jail in Linux, you must follow these steps:

  1. Download and extract OpenJDK in $INSTALL_PATH/opt, for example $INSTALL_PATH/opt/jdk-11.0.2.
  2. Use the command below to change the ownership of the extracted directories and files:
    chown -R jedoxweb:jedoxweb jdk-11.0.2
  3. Change the variable JAVA_HOME accordingly, for example:
    JAVA_HOME=/opt/jdk-11.0.2
  4. Restart Jedox.

See also: Jedox Software Requirements

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