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Install Azul Zulu on Solaris

Azul provides binary .zip packages for the supported Solaris versions. You can download the package for your system from the Downloads page.

  1. Extract the package content into a folder.

     unzip <package>.zip 

    The command creates a folder named after the package but without the .zip extension. This is your Azul Zulu installation folder.

  2. To verify that the package was extracted correctly, run

     <installation_folder>/bin/java -version 

    Example output:

     $ zulu8.52.0.23-ca-jdk8.0.282-solaris/bin/java -version
    openjdk version "1.8.0_282"
    OpenJDK Runtime Environment (Zulu 8.52.0.23-CA-solaris) (build 1.8.0_282-b08)
    OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (Zulu 8.52.0.23-CA-solaris) (build 25.282-b08, mixed mode) 
  3. (Optional) Add <installation_folder>/bin to your PATH environment variable, so that you can execute java from any directory without specifying the full path.

     export PATH=<installation_folder>/bin:$PATH