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How To Manually Create VM Pack For JDK

How To Manually Create VM Pack For JDK

Summary

This article provides steps about how to create a VM pack from a JDK

Synopsis

This article provides steps about how to create a VM pack from a JDK. InstallAnywhere Supports VM pack with one level of nesting of JRE folders.


Discussion

To manually create a VM from JDK. Please refer the following steps:

  • Download and install the JDK on the desired platform.
  • Copy the JDK directory to your personal directory and rename it to jre.
  • Create an archive of the JRE directory.
    • For Windows, create a vm.zip archive. Do not use compression and do not retain full path info
    • For Linux and Unix like platform, create a vm.tar.Z archive. Create a compressed tarball. For example,

tar -czvf vm.tar.Z jre.

  • Create a vm.properties file. For more information about creating VM.properties file click here.
  • Create a ZIP archive consisting of the VM archive (vm.zip or vm.tar.Z) and the vm.properties file. For best results, use maximum compression on this archive.
  • Rename the resulting ZIP archive: <CustomVMPack>.vm.
  • Copy the .vm file to IA_HOME\resource\installer_vms where IA_HOME is InstallAnywhere installation directory.


Additional Information

For more information about Creating a VM Pack for InstallAnywhere click here.

To know more about VM pack structures click here.

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