This recipe shows you the steps you need to follow to make a Java Fileset for OSX 10.7.3 and up.
- FW Admin
- Java Update Install (PKG)
Tested last on 10.12 using Oracle Java Version 8 Update 121
If you do not need self-healing or the ability to remove Java from your clients, this recipe can be automated using Autopkgr
Download the attached Java fileset template zip file.
Unzip and add to FileWave Admin's Fileset window. Either by drag-and-drop or by selecting: New Desktop Fileset > Import > and selecting the unzipped template.
Install Java on the same machine as FW Admin. (We are going to use drag&drop from Finder to Admin)
Open your Fileset (double click), it will look like this:
Open your Finder and drag&drop the following folders/files to their respective paths in the Fileset:
Delete the placeholder files "deleteMe" in the Fileset and the Fileset will look like this:
Your fileset is ready.
Send to a test machine and visit https://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp to verify proper installation of java.
Keep in mind Java is for 64bit browsers, and currently Google Chrome is a 32bit browser. Testing a successful install with chrome will fail. Please use Safari or FireFox.