Jelastic Eclipse Plugin Manual: Getting Started

In order to start working with the Jelastic Eclipse Plugin, you need to get it installed and specify your Jelastic account credentials within its settings.

So, launch your Eclipse IDE and proceed with the instructions below.

Plugin Installation

1. Open the Eclipse Market Place page with Jelastic Plugin in a browser.

2. Click on and drag the plugin installation button (circled in the image below) into your running Eclipse workspace.

Jelastic plugin at Eclipse marketplace

3. In the opened frame you can check and edit the list of installed software. In our case, there is only Jelastic Eclipse Plugin listed, so just click on Next.

Jelastic Eclipse plugin installation

4. At the next step, you’ll need to read and accept the license agreement.

Jelastic Eclipse plugin license agreement

Click on Finish in order to proceed with installation.

5. Wait a minute for this operation to be completed.

Jelastic Eclipse pluging installing

6. Restart your Eclipse IDE by clicking Yes at the last frame to apply the changes and finish installation.

Eclipse restart due to software update

Authentication with Account Credentials

To get started with Jelastic, you need to connect the plugin with your account at a platform. For that, navigate to Window > Preferences > Jelastic Preferences.

In the opened tab, fill in the Login and Password fields with the corresponding values and either select the required Jelastic hosting Provider from the list of available ones (for Public Cloud) or type the Custom host manually (for Private Cloud).

Jelastic authentication for Eclipse

Select the OK button to confirm the entered data .

That’s all the required configurations!
Now, having the Jelastic Eclipse plugin installed, you can manage Jelastic environments and deploy new projects easily without switching between IDE and browser.