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EIG:Install into Apache Karaf

Installing ECF Remote Services SDK

Requirements: ECF 3.14+ requires Karaf 4.2+ running on Java 8.

Install Via Karaf Console

karaf@root()>feature:repo-add ecf
karaf@root()>feature:repo-refresh ecf
karaf@root()>feature:install -v ecf-rs-sdk

The ECF Karaf Remote Services SDK is now installed.

NOTE:There are a number of features included in the karaf-features, and ECF subsystems are represented as individual features. For example, their is a feature for the ECF Generic distribution provider 'ecf-rs-distribution-generic' and for the rosgi provider 'ecf-rs-distribution-rosgi'. There are also features for ECF discovery providers: jmdns/zeroconf, slp, zookeeper. There are other Distribution Providers and Discovery Providers. There are also others at the ECF github site.

To export an example remote service, see tutorial here.

Install Via Webconsole

karaf@root()>feature:install webconsole
  • Add the ECF Repository
    • From the Webconsole Main menu choose Main->Features
    • Add the appropriate <repo url> from above to in the text box, and select Add URL button


The available ECF's features will then be shown below (e.g. ecf-remoteservices-sdk)


  • Click on the arrow for the ecf-rs-sdk feature/row underneath the Actions column to install.
  • When install is complete, the bundles list will have all ECF bundles active


The ECF RS SDK is installed and running in Karaf.

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