Yellowfin 6.3 versus Java 8
18 May, 2015
we are still running Yellowfin 6.3 on Java 7
Because Java 7 will not be supported anymore we are forced to upgrade to Java 8.
Is Yellowfin 6.3 compatible with Java 8?
Yellowfin 6.3 is compatible with JRE 8 (I confirmed by updating my JRE to JRE 8_45) Here is a screenshot of my 6.3 environment:
When you do upgrade, you will need to ensure that your JRE_HOME path in your catalina.sh (MAC/LINUX/UNIX) or catalina.bat (Windows) file is updated to reflect the new location of JRE 8.
Here is a forum post outlining this process:
Java version 7 to 8 upgrades : how to
If you are using the Yellowfin Windows service you will need to update the Java tab to reflect the new JRE path:
Hopefully this information is helpful. Please let me know if you run into problems or have any questions or concerns.
Have a great day!
The Yellowfin Support Team
Community Forum: www.yellowfinbi.com/YFForum.i4