GlassFish v2 Java EE 5 and v3 Java EE 6 Eclipse Plugin

Here are the steps to install the GlassFish plugin for the Eclipse 3.5.x or 3.6 Mx and WTP IDE.

  1. Start Eclipse 3.5.x. or 3.6.Mx (Make sure that the WTP (Web Tools Platform) plugins are installed.)
  2. Start the installation procedure : select the Help>Software Updates>Find and Install... menu item.
  3. Select "Search for new features to install" option and click Next.
  4. Click New Remote Site...
  5. Give a name (ie GlassFish Eclipse Site), enter the URL:
  6. Select this new site in the Sites to include in search list and click Next.
  7. Select GlassFish for Eclipse in the "Select the features to install" list and click Finish.
  8. Accept the terms of the license agreements and click Next.
  9. Verify that the install location is your Eclipse installation directory, otherwise select the correct one, click Finish.
  10. A warning will appear telling the feature is not signed. Ignore and click Install to continue.
  11. Accept to restart the workbench to load jMaki into the workbench.

Eclipse is restarted : the plugin is correctly installed and you can add a GlassFish  runtime via the server tabs.

For the jMaki plugin installation, follow these steps.