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Completing Eclipse 3.5-4.x plugin installation

Install the plugin

If you already have installed the plugin from the YourKit Java Profiler version you use (i.e. having the same update site URL - see below), just make sure it is up to date: go to Help | Check for Updates in Eclipse's main menu.

  • Go to Help | Install New Software... in Eclipse's main menu:

  • Press "Add..." button:

  • Copy appropriate URL:

    Profiler version URL
    YourKit Java Profiler 2017.02 https://www.yourkit.com/download/yjp2017_02_for_eclipse/
    YourKit Java Profiler 2016.02 https://www.yourkit.com/download/yjp2016_for_eclipse/
    YourKit Java Profiler 2015 https://www.yourkit.com/download/yjp2015_for_eclipse/
    YourKit Java Profiler 2014 https://www.yourkit.com/download/yjp2014_for_eclipse/

    ... and paste it to the "Location" field:

    Important: Eclipse update manager needs internet access. If your computer sits behind a proxy server, you will need to configure Eclipse accordingly: go to Window -> Preferences, then General -> Network Connections and enter the host name or IP and port of your proxy server.

    If there is no internet access, use the bundled update site archive:
    <Profiler Installation Directory>/lib/eclipse-plugin/yjp<version>_for_eclipse.zip

  • Select YourKit Java Profiler plugin and press "Next":

  • Indicate that you agree with the license, when asked.
  • Restart Eclipse as suggested.

Check that the plugin is successfully installed

After restarting Eclipse, you should see Profile action in the toolbar:

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