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Installing Extensions

Beyond the out-of-the-box functionality included in the Studio and Mule distributions, various plugins, modules, connectors, and runtimes for Studio are made available by download.

Available Update Sites for Extensions

For installation of an extension from an update site or local directory, see the instructions in Updating Studio, Mule and Components.

After selecting an update site, or when seeing All Available Sites, you see a list below the filter bar (see image below). Use the checkboxes to select one or more modules or plugins you wish to install on your instance of Studio (click to expand the folders to select individual items), then click Next

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  1. Review the details of the item(s) you selected, then click Next.

  2. Click to accept terms and conditions of the product, then click Finish.

  3. Click Restart Now to complete the installation. 

To Unblock Studio Update Sites

If you are on a network with firewall restrictions, you may find that the Studio update sites are blocked and you are unable to download extensions. Allow the following sites to be accessed through your firewall to allow Studio to connect to the update sites:

https://www.mulesoft.com/lp/dl/mule-esb-enterprise

http://repository.mulesoft.org/connectors/releases/

http://download.eclipse.org/technology/m2e/releases

http://download.eclipse.org/eclipse/updates

http://subclipse.tigris.org/

http://findbugs.cs.umd.edu/eclipse/

Checking Extension Versions

Not sure what version of an extension you have installed? Follow the procedure below to find version information for your extensions.

  1. In Anypoint Studio, open the Anypoint Studio menu, then click About Anypoint Studio

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  2. Click Installation Details.

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  3. On the Anypoint Studio Installation Details window, the Installed Software tab is open by default, listing all extensions and other software you have installed. Find the extension you are interested in and check the Version column to see the version number:

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To identify an extension’s version in Mule Standalone, access your pom.xml file and check the version number associated with the extension in your dependencies.

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