Java is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language. Interally, it uses a virtual machine, making “compiled” java programs very independent of the actual hardware executing them.

We provide both the JRE / Java Runtime Environment (java) and the JDK / Java Development Kit (javac).


We only provide the version available in EPEL 7 - java-latest-openjdk.

Update Policy

Java is updated alongside the rest of EPEL 7 reglarily.

Branch State Security Support Until
16 Bug fixes September 2021

Connection to webserver

In order to make your application accessable from the outside, you need to connect it to the webserver, using a web backend. Please note that your application must listen on the IP You can choose any port between 1024 and 65535.