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Install Oracle Java for FTP Voyager JV and Web Client Pro

Updated March 31, 2017

Overview

This article provides steps to install Java on your operating system. Issues on Web Client Pro can occur if Java is not installed on your system or you are using a third-party version of Java. 

Environment

All Serv-U versions

Steps

Windows

  1. Go to http://java.com/en/download/  (© 2017 Java , available at www.java.com, obtained on March 31, 2017). 
  2. Locate Free Java Download link to download the Java Runtime environment.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete the Java installation.
  4. Restart your browser, and then log in to Serv-U to start Web Client Pro.

Mac OS X

Note: Oracle does not maintain the Java Runtime Environment on the Macintosh operating system.

To install the Java Runtime environment or to update it, go to the Apple Menu > System Update in the Finder.

Linux

Note: Most distributors ship third-party JRE called icedtea. This functions differently that Oracle JRE,

  1. Go to http://java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp (© 2017 Java , available at www.java.com, obtained on March 31, 2017).
  2. Download Linux (Self-Extracting File) for x86-based kernels OR Linux x64 for x86-64-based kernels.
  3. Create the following directory /usr/java/ and move the JRE in that directory.
  4. Use chmod a+x jre%VER%.bin to change permissions on the JRE file to allow execution.
  5. Use ./JRE~.bin to extract the JRE to the file system.
  6. Remove icedtea Java plugin not supported by Web Client Pro.
    For 64-bit Linux, use the following command:
    sudo rm /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin.so 
    For 32-bit Linux, use the following command:
    sudo rm /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libjavaplugin.so
  7. Allow  the plugin to  load in your browser.
    For 64-bit Linux, use the following command:
    sudo ln -s /usr/java/jre%VER%/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins/ 
    For 32-bit Linux, use the following command:
    sudo ln -s /usr/java/jre%VER%/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ 

Note: For users with SELinux enabled, it must be configured to allow execstack required by Oracle Java.

To do this, use the following command:

sudo setsebool -P allow_execstack 1

 

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21:05, 5 Apr 2017

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