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NWDS 7.2 Installation

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can you provide the steps to install NWDS 7.2.



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    Posted on Oct 10, 2010 at 04:17 PM

    Hi Sampath,

    it consist of 5 simple steps:

    1. you can download it from the location

    2. extract the file you have downloaded

    3. install it

    4. Execute the update in NWDS menu -- Help -- Software Updates --Find and Install ... (important step, without this you'll have just an empty framework without SAP plugins)

    5. Done

    Best Regards, 😉


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  • Posted on Oct 09, 2010 at 04:18 PM

    if you have downloaded installation media, everything is there


    I just copy the procedure to here

    Installation Procedure
    Before you install the Developer Studio, make sure that the system meets the minimal system requrements. For more information see: Prerequisites.
    Download the archive from the Developer Studio download page. This archive contains the kernel of the Developer Studio.
    Open the archive and extract the content into a folder on the operating system.
    Open the folder and start SapNetWeaverDeveloperStudio.exe.
    When the Developer Studio starts, enter a workspace folder. In the workspace folder the Developer Studio stores preference settings and projects. 
     Do not use the workspace folder of any previously installed Developer Studio versions. Make sure you do not use the workspace folders of any uninstalled Developer Studio versions. When you uninstall a Developer Studio version, the system does not remove the content which you created in the workspace folder. 
    For more information about how you can use your existing local development in the newly installed Developer Studio, open the installation guides section on SAP Service Marketplace SAP Service Marketplace. Then, navigate to the available update guides for the respective release.
    If the Developer Studio detects an installed JRE or unsupported JDK, a dialog opens and allows you to enter the location of the javaw.exe file of a supported JDK version.
    If you do not have a supported JDK version installed, you can install the JDK while this dialog is still open and choose it when the JDK installation completes. When you enter a valid javaw.exe file the Developer Studio stores the settings and exits.
    Start SapNetWeaverDeveloperStudio.exe again.
    The archive contains the kernel of the Developer Studio. The kernel does not contain the SAP features which are necessary to develop SAP NetWeaver applications. The SAP features are installed with the update manager.
    The update manager is automatically invoked when the Developer Studio starts up. The update manager opens the Browse For Folder window and allows you to select the location of the update site on the DVD file system. The Developer Studio verifies the update site folder, by locating the site.xml and index.html files, which reside in it. Note that this index.html file is located in the update site folder on the DVD. You can copy the address path of this index.html file and use it as a location to the update site folder.
    For example, if the DVD folder CE_JAVA_IDE contains the site.xml and index.html files, then the location of the update site folder should look like the following: E:\...\DATA_UNITS\CE_JAVA_IDE.
    Choose the features which you want to install.
    Make sure that the component which is required for the selected features is also installed on the AS Java. If you select a feature that requires another feature, the wizard displays an error message that contains the ID of the required feature. To resolve this error, choose Select Required. This option selects the required features automatically. See Troubleshooting in case you have to change the location of the local site. 
    You can add features later on at any time. More information: Adding Features
    Accept the license agreement
    Choose Next on the Optional Features dialog window. Do not deselect a feature that is displayed in the dialog window. This can cause a malfunction of the Developer Studio.
    Choose Finish on the Install dialog window.
    The Developer Studio starts downloading the features.
    To verify the feature installation, choose Install All.
    To finish the installation and apply the changes on the updated features, restart the Developer Studio.

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