Installing and Endorsing the JDK
Before installing Mule ESB, ensure that the host machine has one of the following Java Development Kit versions installed on it:
Standard Edition 1.6.0_26 (also known as JDK SE 6 Update 26) or more recent (including SE 7)
Enterprise Edition 1.6u3 (JDK EE 6 Update 3) or more recent (including EE 7)
You can download the JDK from here.
| Be sure to set the JAVA_HOME environment variable on your system to point at the directory where you have installed your JDK, as in
If you choose not to use one of the JDK options listed above for any version of Mule ESB, you must "endorse" that JDK with a proper implementation of JAXP (Java API for XML Processing).