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Install Java Engine

I've been searching through SCN and various notes and I can't seem to find an answer to my quest for a Java engine.  I am running an instance of ERP 6.0 EHP6 and I need a Java engine to run Adobe Document Services.  When I run the SAPINST.EXE, which option do I select to create the Java instance?  The NetWeaver node?  Thanks in advance.

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    Jun 10, 2013 at 04:17 AM

    Jon,

    I would recommend installing SAP NetWeaver Application Server AS Java 7.3.  Below is the standard system path from SAPInst or SWPM.

         SAP NetWeaver 7.3 > SAP Systems > Application Server Java > Standard System

    Adobe Document Services is a component within all Application Server Java systems.  So, once you install a Java Stack, you should be able to configure ADS.

    Ravi

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      Thanks Ravi, my error was that I was trying to install it from the sapinst.exe that comes with ERP, where there is no option for Application Server Java.  Instead I had to download the Software Provisioning Manager and the java exports for NW 7.30.

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    Jun 10, 2013 at 11:48 AM

    You need to install the Java SDK before you can install Adobe Document Services.  Download the latest SDK from the below link.

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaee/download-141771.html

    Once you have it installed you are going to have to set a couple of system environment variables.

    1. Go to your system properties in Windows and click on Environment Variables
    2. Create a new system variable named JAVA_HOME pointing to the JRE folder in the newly installed Java SDK path.

    You should be all set.  Let me know if you have further issues.


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