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Setup Preparation

1. Installing Java

  • If you do not have a JDK installed, download the latest version of JDK from Oracle.
  • Select the JDK you require and follow the installation instructions.
  • If not already done, set your JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the JDK directory
  • Open a command line (with administrator rights) and type javac -version.
SAP hybris Version Compatible Java vesrion
V6.6JDK 8

2. Setup IDE:

  • Install Eclipse/intelliJ()
  • Step to import the project in IDE.

3. Installation Process of hybris

  • Unzipping the hybris Zip file.
  • Go to <HYBRIS_BIN_DIR>/platform
  • Open platform to Command Prompt(CMD)
  • Run setantenv.bat(for windows) Or ./  (for linux)
  • Run command ant clean all to start building(compiling)
  • After build Successful.
  • <HYBRIS_BIN_DIR>/installer
  • Run command install.bat -r b2c_acc and this would be end with BUILD SUCCESSFUL.
  • If you are using Windows, enter the command /hybrisserver.bat, If you’re on linux use ./

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4.Initialize the hybris system

4.1. using CMD:

  • Run CMD and Go to platform
  •  run commad: ant clean initialize –Dtenant=master
  • after initialization is Done , you will see Build Success on CMD
  • Start the server bat Or ./

4.2. Using hac:

  • After starting the server go to following link:
  • Localhost:9001/hybris/hac and Go to console and initialize the system:
  • Click on the link Initialize
  • While the system initializes itself you can watch the console and the browser window.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Continue…

4.3. Explore after initialization:

  1. Take a few minutes to explore the system. Have a detailed look at the pages – you now have an initial clean and empty hybris system up and running.
  2. To log in, use the out-of-the-box default credentials
    (username : admin and password : nimda)
  3. Once logged in, click on the tabs to view the status, system, monitor, miscellaneous and maintenance pages.

4.4 Stopping the server:

  • If you need to stop the server type CTRL + C in the console window.
  • In the next few steps we are going to add an extension which we will build on later.