In this procedure it is assumed that you know how to configure environment variables for your operating system.
Install and configure GemFire Enterprise and Java as described here for every machine on which you will run GemFire.
a. Register at the Springsource GemFire download site to access the download.
The registration process is quick and helps us help you later if you have questions or problems. The product includes an evaluation license.
b. Install GemFire Enterprise 6.5 according to the instructions on the download site.
You can also get GemFire from your salesperson.
a. Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to your Java runtime installation. (There should be a bin directory under JAVA_HOME.)
b. Set the GEMFIRE environment variable to point to your GemFire installation top-level directory. (There should be bin, lib, dtd, and other directories under GEMFIRE.)
c. Configure GF_JAVA and your PATH and CLASSPATH as shown in these examples. (GF_JAVA must point to the java executable file under your JAVA_HOME.)
With GemFire installed and your environment configured, you can run all of the GemFire product features. See the documentation for guidance on using GemFire.
To run the product tutorial and examples, follow the steps in Setting Up the Product Examples.