JasperReports Server builds on JasperReports as a comprehensive family of Business Intelligence (BI) products, providing robust static and interactive reporting, report server, and data analysis capabilities.

This guide assists developers in obtaining, setting up, building, and running JasperReports Server from its source files.

Jaspersoft provides several other source of information to help extend your knowledge of JasperReports Server:

Our Ultimate Guides document advanced features and configuration. The guides are available as downloadable PDFs.
Our Business Intelligence Tutorials let you learn at your own pace, and cover topics for developers, system administrators, business users, and data integration users.
Samples, which are installed with JasperReports, iReport, and JasperReports Server, are documented online. The samples documentation can be found on our community website.

This document describes how to build from a command line shell under Linux or Windows. It does not address the process of building within an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) such as Eclipse or IntelliJ.

Supported Build Configurations

The following table lists the target configurations that can be built from the source:

Application Server


Tomcat, JBoss or GlassFish




SQL Server


JasperReports Server Source Code Archives

The following table lists the source code archive files for JasperReports Server:



Documented In

JasperReports Server source code

Components Required for Source Build

Building JasperReports Server Source Code

JasperJPivot source code

Setting Java JVM Options

JasperReports Server Portlet source code

Configuring the JasperReports Server License File