How to Install Open Remote in your Windows

1. Check / Install Java

Java (JDK) may have been installed in your system and to check that, do a quick check by running cmd and type in >java -version. If it is already in your system, it will show something like this:
java version "1.6.0_18"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_18-b07)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 16.0-b13, mixed mode, sharing)

If it is not found, you should download the latest stable release of Java Development Kit (JDK) from Oracle.

2. Set Up Java Environment

First, get the path of JAVA_HOME. This is normally found under C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_xx.
Go to Control Panel > System > Environment Variables > user variables
Click “New” and set JAVA_HOME as variable name and input the path found above as variable value.

3. Install OpenRemote

Get a copy of free OpenRemote controller from http://sourceforge.net/projects/openremote/files/OpenRemote-Controller-2.0.2.zip/download
Go to its directory and enter “openremote run” in the command line window.

That’s it! open remote is running! Go to http://localhost:8080/controller to sync with the Designer or http://localhost:8080/webconsole to view the web console.

Setting the user variable: JAVA_HOME

Setting the user variable: JAVA_HOME

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