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Adding Community Runtime

Mule Runtime Engine versions 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 reached End of Life on or before January 25, 2020. For more information, contact your Customer Success Manager to determine how you can migrate to the latest Mule version.

Anypoint™ Studio comes bundled with an embedded Enterprise runtimes with a 30-day Enterprise trial license. You can add Community runtime to your Anypoint Studio instance to build and test applications in Mule’s free, open-source runtime environment.

The steps explained in this document are also valid for downloading and installing earlier versions of the Mule runtime, both of Enterprise and Community Edition.
  1. In Studio, under the Help menu, select Install New Software…​

  2. In the Work With field of the Install wizard, use the drop-down menu to select

    Mule ESB Runtimes for Anypoint Studio -

  3. Check the box to select Anypoint Studio Community Runtimes, then click Next.

  4. Review the Install Details, then click Next to continue.

  5. Click to accept the terms and conditions of the license agreement, the click Finish. Studio installs the Community runtimes. This may take several minutes to complete depending on the speed of your Internet connection and the number of runtimes you select.

  6. Click to agree to restart Anypoint Studio.

  7. When Studio restarts, under the File menu, select New > Mule Project.

  8. In the New Project wizard, click to select a CE option (CE stands for Community Edition).

Are you behind a firewall?
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 on your firewall to allow Studio to connect to the update sites:

Change Runtime of an Existing Project

  1. Complete the procedure above to install additional Mule runtimes on your instance of Studio.

  2. In the Package Explorer in Studio, double-click the mule-project.xml file to open it.

  3. Use the drop-down menu next to Server Runtime to select a new Mule runtime.

    Community runtime does not support all the features available in Enterprise runtime. If you switch runtimes from Enterprise to Community, be aware that some of your configurations may not be supported.
  4. If changing from Enterprise to Community, Studio displays a warning to advise that it may initiate updates to the namespace, and asks for your permission to proceed; click Yes to continue.

  5. Studio saves the change. Close the mule-project.xml file.

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