WSO2 Carbon 2.0.0 Released

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WSO2 Carbon 2.0.0 Released

Afkham Azeez-2
WSO2 Carbon 2.0.0 - Middleware a' la carte

Welcome to the WSO2 Carbon 2.0.0 release. 

WSO2 Carbon is the base platform for all WSO2 Java products.
Built on OSGi, Carbon encapsulates major SOA functionality 
such as data services, business process management, ESB routing/transformation,
rules, security, throttling, caching, logging and monitoring. These product 
capabilities are no longer tied to individual products, but are available as 

This release is available for 
download at & contains a basic Carbon server runtime. 
You could build up you server by installing new features onto this base.

A Carbon feature consists of one or more Carbon components. These are 
nothing but Eclipse Equinox P2 features. In order to extend the functionality of
you Carbon server, simply install new features onto you server as outlined in

Key Features

* Extensible OSGi component based architecture
* P2 provisioning based feature enhancement of the server
* Unified server management framework 
* Unified Management Console
* Web service, JMX & Equinox OSGi console based administration
* Integrated security & permissions management

New Features In This Release

1. Experimental Equinox P2 based provisioning support -
  extend your Carbon instance by installing new P2 features
2. Fixed start levels eliminated
3. Performance improvements to the Registry
4. Ability to make normal jar files into OSGi bundle
   Just copy the jar files into CARBON_HOME/repository/components/lib
5. Various bug fixes & enhancements including architectural improvements
  to Apache Axis2, Apache Rampart, Apache Sandesha2 , WSO2 Carbon &
  other projects, including security fixes

How to Run

1. Extract the downloaded zip
2. Go to the bin directory in the extracted folder
3. Run the or wso2server.bat as appropriate
4. Point you browser to the URL https://localhost:9443/carbon/
5. Use "admin", "admin" as the username and password.
6. If you need to start the OSGi console with the server use the
 property -DosgiConsole when starting the server

For more details, run, (wso2server.bat) --help

How to Install Additional Features

You can build your own server by selecting only the features that you require
For further details refer to

Known Issues

All known issues have been recorded at


WSO2 Inc. offers a variety of professional Training Programs, including
training on general Web services as well as WSO2 Carbon, Apache Axis2,
Data Services and a number of other products.

For additional support information please refer to


WSO2 Inc. offers a variety of development and production support
programs, ranging from Web-based support up through normal business
hours, to premium 24x7 phone support.

For additional support information please refer to

For more information on WSO2 Carbon, visit the WSO2 Oxygen Tank (

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