Installing Jaspersoft Studio

Installing Jaspersoft Studio

Jaspersoft Studio is available as an Eclipse Rich Client Package (RCP), downloadable from the following location:

http://community.jaspersoft.com/project/jaspersoft-studio/releases.

Requirements

Software Requirements

Jaspersoft Studio requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). To compile the report scriptlets, a full distribution of Java is required. The JSS installer includes the required version of Java.

During the JSS download, you must accept the Java license agreement and select the correct operating system. Jaspersoft Studio supports the following common operating systems:

Windows 7/8, 32 or 64 bit
Linux, 32 or 64 bit
MacOS X, 64 bit

Hardware Requirements

Jaspersoft Studio needs a 64-bit or 32-bit processor and at least 500 MB of Hard Disk space. The amount of RAM needed is dependent upon report complexity. A value of 1 GB dedicated to Jaspersoft Studio is recommended, 2 GB is suggested.

Available Packages

The Eclipse RCP package is available in the following formats for community and commercial versions.

Linux versions:

TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final-linux-x86.tgz
TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final-linux-x86_64.tgz

Mac:

TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final-mac-x86_64.dmg

Windows:

TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final-windows-installer-x86.exe
TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final-windows-installer-x86_64.exe

x.x.x represents the version number of Jaspersoft Studio.

Note that on a 64-bit operating system you can install the 32-bit version of Jaspersoft Studio (although the 64-bit is recommended), but you cannot install the 64- bit version of Jaspersoft Studio on a 32-bit operating system.

For community only, unsupported versions for the Eclipse RCP on Windows and Debian are available as a convenience for users who are in a restricted environment and can't download or install an .exe. file:

TIBCOJaspersoftstudio_x.x.x.final_amd64.deb
TIBCOJaspersoftstudio_x.x.x.final_i386.deb
TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final.win32.x86_64.zip
TIBCOJaspersoftStudio-x.x.x.final.win32.x86.zip

The community version is also available as an unsupported Eclipse plug-in, called the Jaspersoft Studio plugin. You can install it from the Eclipse Marketplace or download using the Eclipse Update Manager. See the following article on the community website for more information about working with the Jaspersoft Studio plugin.

http://community.jaspersoft.com/wiki/contributing-jaspersoft-studio-and-building-sources

Command-Line Installation on Windows

The Jaspersoft Studio installer can be executed via the command line on Windows. The command-line installation supports an unattended (silent) mode.

Options for the Command-Line Installer

Option Description Notes
/S

Silent mode (optional)

Flag to run the installer in silent mode. When /S is present, no prompt is required from the user.
/LICENSE

License Path (optional - commercial versions only)

Path to the license file to use for this installation. The license file is copied into the Jaspersoft Studio installation folder and given the following filename: TIBCOJaspersoft-JSS.license. If no license is specified, Jaspersoft Studio looks for the file TIBCOJaspersoft-JSS.license in the installation directory.

If this option is specified it must appear before the /D option.

You can place the license file there directly instead of using the /LICENSE option.

/D Destination Directory (Mandatory) The path of the installation directory for this Jaspersoft Studio instance.

Sample Install Command

Suppose you want to use a silent install for Jaspersoft Studio and have the following setup:

Installer Path: \JASPERSOFT\Installer\TIBCOJaspersoftStudioPro-x.x.x.final-windows-installer-x86_64.exe
License File (downloaded from support portal): C:\Jaspersoft\My Licenses\jasperserver.license
Desired destination Folder : C:\SW\JASPERSOFT\JSS\xxx

The install command is:

\JASPERSOFT\Installer\TIBCOJaspersoftStudioPro-x.x.x.final-windows-installer-x86_64.exe /S /LICENSE=C:\Jaspersoft\My Licenses\jasperserver.license /D=C:\SW\JASPERSOFT\JSS\xxx

The command-line installer looks for the license in the following order:

1. (Optional) If the command is executed including the /LICENSE option, the license at the specified path will be copied into the installation folder with filename TIBCOJaspersoft-JSS.license.
2. Jaspersoft Studio will look in the installation folder for a license with name TIBCOJaspersoft-JSS.license .
3. If no license is present, the 60-day evaluation license is used.
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