Setting JAVA_HOME

Following OpsGenie Integration tools require JAVA_HOME :

Following OpsGenie Integration tools require "Oracle JRE version 1.6 and above or OpenJDK version 6 and above" :

Windows

  • Check if JAVA_HOME is already set ,
    • Open Command Prompt
    • Execute : SET JAVA_HOME
    • If output is JAVA_HOME=path, then your JAVA_HOME is set , make sure the path is correct
    • If output is "Environment Variable JAVA_HOME not defined" , then execute following steps
  • Make sure you have installed Java already
  • Right click on the My Computer icon on your desktop, then select Properties
  • Click the Advanced Tab
  • Click the Environment Variables button
  • Under System Variable, click New
  • Enter the variable name as JAVA_HOME
  • Enter the variable value as the install path for the Java ( Sample : C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_04 ) 
  • You can also change the value later on by using Edit button.
  • Click OK
  • Click Apply / Apply Changes ( if active )
  • Open a New Command Prompt
  • Execute :   "SET JAVA_HOME"    
  • Output should be like JAVA_HOME=path

Linux

Install for Single User :
  • Check if JAVA_HOME is already set ,
    • Open Console
    • Execute :   echo $JAVA_HOME
    • If output is a path  , then your JAVA_HOME is set , make sure the path is correct
    • If output is empty , then execute following steps
  • Make sure you have installed Java already
  • Execute: vi ~/.bashrc OR vi ~/.bash_profile
  • add line :  export JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jre1.6.0_04
  • save the file
  • source ~/.bashrc OR source ~/.bash_profile
  • Execute :   echo $JAVA_HOME
  • Output should print the path
Install for all users :
  • Login as root or execute commands with sudo
  • Execute: bash
  • Execute: vi /etc/bashrc OR vi /etc/profile  
  • do the same steps as done for single user