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Configuring Java

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This article is part of To install HPE Consumption Analytics Portal:

2. Configure Java

After you install Java on the machine where you will install HPE Consumption Analytics Portal, you must set an environment variable called JAVA_HOME to the location of your Java installation.

Make sure you install the correct 64-bit version of Java for your version of HPE Consumption Analytics Portal. The HPE Consumption Analytics Portal installer will fail if your JAVA_HOME variable points to an incorrect version of Java. The following versions are correct:

  • For HPE Consumption Analytics Portal 4.2 and later: Java 8
  • For HPE Consumption Analytics Portal 4.0 and 4.1: Java 7

In Windows

  1. Open the System Properties form.
    Using Windows Explorer, one way to open this form is by clicking Start and entering environment variables in the search box, then selecting Edit the system environment variables from the results.
  2. In the Advanced page of the System Properties form, click Environment Variables.
  3. In the System variables panel of the Environment Variables form, click New....
  4. In the Variable name field, enter JAVA_HOME.
  5. In the Variable value field, enter the path to your Java installation.
    For example: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_141
  6. Click OK.

In Linux

Execute the following command: export JAVA_HOME=<Java_path>.

What to do next

To install HPE Consumption Analytics Portal:

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