This basic package includes the kernel of the WebSphere Liberty server. Install the desired runtime features using
There are two ways to download and install the WebSphere Liberty V220.127.116.11 Kernel package:
- From within your Eclipse IDE.
- As a standalone ZIP file that you unzip.
Installing from within Eclipse
Complete the following steps to install WebSphere Liberty using Eclipse:
- If you don’t already have Eclipse, install
Eclipse Oxygen for Java EE Developers.
- Drag the following Install button onto the Eclipse toolbar then follow the prompts. This installs the WebSphere Developer
Tools into your Eclipse installation.
- In the Servers view of Eclipse, right-click to define a new WebSphere Liberty server. This opens a wizard to guide you through
the process. The wizard includes the option to download and install the runtime as a part of defining a new server.
Installing from the ZIP file
Complete the following steps to install WebSphere Liberty from the ZIP file:
- Download WebSphere Liberty V18.104.22.168: Kernel package by clicking Download.
Installing additional features
The installUtility (located in the wlp/bin folder) can be used to install additional features
from the Liberty Repository
or a feature bundle such as ndControllerBundle (includes adminCenter-1.0 and collectiveController-1.0), e.g.
bin/installUtility install adminCenter-1.0
You can also install all features required by a configured server using:
bin/installUtility install serverName
Installing using Maven, Gradle, or Docker
If you're using Maven:
To install additional features with Maven, see the Liberty Maven plugin docs.
If you're using Gradle:
libertyRuntime group: 'com.ibm.websphere.appserver.runtime', name: 'wlp-kernel', version: '22.214.171.124'
To install additional features with Gradle, see the Liberty Gradle plugin docs.
If you're using Docker, use our image on Docker Hub:
docker pull websphere-liberty:kernel
Upgrading to a supported installation
Installing WebSphere Liberty from this ZIP file enables no-charge, unsupported, unlimited
use of WebSphere Liberty in development environments and limited use in small-scale
test and production environments. For access to IBM support and unlimited test and production use
, you can purchase and upgrade to a supported edition for your existing installation. See
Upgrading Liberty profile installations