Opening the RunClient.jar from a Linux or Mac OS
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Opening the RunClient.jar from a Linux or Mac OS


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CA Automic Applications Manager (AM)


Applications Manager's Java Client is officially supported and compatible with Windows only. However, a workaround was found by the Broadcom community. See original post here

NOTE that this is not an official workaround and may not work with Applications Manager version 9.4.2 or above. Use at your own discretion and if needed, please refer/update the original community post.


Release : 9.3.x, 9.4.x


  1. Download and extract contents to desired directory (e.g. /Applications/Directory)
  2. Create a shell script (e.g. that will set Client/Java environment and call the RunClient.jar

    Example contents:

    export JAVA_HOME=/path/to/java/home
    export RUNDIR=/Applications/Directory

    $JAVA_HOME/bin/java -cp ".:./jars/*" -Dappworx.debug=true -DAW_HOME="$RUNDIR/RunClient.jar" -Xmx256m com.appworx.client.screen.main.AxMain

  3. If keystores are required on the Client machine, move a copy of the user_keystore and user_keystore_config files into the following directory (Create if directory does not exist):

    Linux: /home/<username>/AppWorx/<MASTERNAME>/
    Mac: /User/<username>/AppWorx/<MASTERNAME>/

  4. Run script to launch Java Client