Install Configuration Studio

Configuration Studio is a graphical tool that allows you to configure environment-specific properties to deploy APIs and policies in non-development environments.

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You can install Configuration Studio on both Linux and Windows. However, Windows is supported only for a limited set of developer tools. For more information, see Install developer tools on Windows.

API Gateway and API Manager do not support Windows.


Ensure that all of the prerequisites for API Gateway installation are met.

Install Configuration Studio

To install Configuration Studio in GUI mode, perform an installation following the steps described in Installation, using the following selections:

  • Select the Custom setup type. This screen is omitted on Windows.
  • Select to install the Configuration Studio component.

To install Configuration Studio in unattended mode, follow the steps described in Unattended installation.

The following example shows how to install the Configuration Studio component in unattended mode on Linux:

./APIGateway_7.7_Install_linux-x86-32_BN<n>.run --mode unattended --acceptGeneralConditions yes --setup_type advanced  
--enable-components configurationstudio --disable-components nodemanager,apigateway,qstart,apitester,analytics,policystudio,apimgmt,cassandra,packagedeploytools

Install on Windows

To install Configuration Studio on Windows without administrator privileges set the following environment variable in a command-line window:

set __COMPAT_LAYER=RunAsInvoker

You must start the installer from the same window.

Start Configuration Studio

To start Configuration Studio after installation, perform the following steps:

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Change to your Configuration Studio installation directory (for example, INSTALL_DIR/configurationstudio).
  3. Run configurationstudio.