Requiring a JDK installation to build jobs starting from version 6.0


Starting from version 6.0, Talend Studio requires a JDK installation instead of just a JRE to build jobs, and you must configure the JDK path in Windows > Preferences > Java > Installed JRES.



  • Talend Studio starting from v6.0
  • Refer to the Compatible Platforms and Java Environments section of the Talend installation documentation for your Talend product version to select the correct JDK version. This article uses JDK 8 to demonstrate how to configure the JDK path in Talend Studio.



Staring from version 6.0, a Wrong Java setup dialog pops up whenever Talend Studio starts up, as seen below:



You are required to install a JDK on your machine where Talend Studio is installed, and you must configure the JDK path in Window > References > Java > Installed JRES in Talend Studio before you build jobs. Otherwise, the target archive file will not be created.

Assuming the JDK installation path is C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_45 follow these steps to configure the JDK path in Talend Studio:

  1. Click Windows, then Preferences, expand Java, and then click Installed JRES.
  2. Click Add to install a new JRE, or click Edit to edit an existing JRE. Browse to the location where your JDK8 is installed.


  3. Click OK to validate your change and close the window.


Conflicts between installed JRE/JDKs

If you have several Java installations, make sure to remove the JREs in the Preferences > Installed JREs window, to avoid the JRE taking precedence over the JDK.

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