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Installing Oracle JDK 1.8 on Linux

Updated by CenturyLink Cloud Ecosystem Team on Dec 01, 2015
Article Code: kb/581

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This Blueprint installs the Oracle JDK 1.8 on Linux.


This is the Oracle JDK, which requires that the user agree to the license terms supplied by oracle here.


CenturyLink Cloud Users


After reading this article, the user should be able to install Java on an existing linux server.


  • Access to the CenturyLink Cloud platform as an authorized user
  • An existing linux server


  • None

Deploying the Blueprint

Steps to the Deploy Blueprint

  1. Locate the Blueprint.

    • Login to the Control Portal. From the Nav Menu on the left, click Orchestration > Blueprints Library.
    • Search for “Oracle JDK” in the keyword search on the right side of the page.
    • Locate the Blueprint.
  2. Choose and Deploy the Blueprint.

    • Click the "Oracle JDK 1-8 for Linux" Blueprint.
  3. Customize the Blueprint.

    • Choose the server to run the install on.
  4. Deploy the Blueprint

    • Once verified, click on the deploy blueprint button.
    • You will see the deployment details along with an email stating the Blueprint is queued for execution.
    • This will kick off the Blueprint deploy process and load a page to allow you to track the progress of the deployment.
  5. Monitor the Activity Queue.

    • Monitor the Deployment Queue to view the progress of the Blueprint.
    • To monitor progress, click Queue from the Nav Menu on the left.
    • Once the Blueprint completes successfully, you will receive an email stating that the Blueprint build is complete. Please do not use the application until you have received this email notification.


The costs associated with this Blueprint deployment are for the CenturyLink Cloud infrastructure only. There are no Oracle license costs or additional fees bundled in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should I contact for support?

  • For issues related to deploying the Oracle Blueprint on CenturyLink Cloud, licensing or accessing the deployed software, please visit the Oracle Support website.
  • For issues related to cloud infrastructure (VMs, network, etc.), or if you experience a problem deploying the Blueprint or Script Package, please open a CenturyLink Cloud Support ticket by emailing or through the CenturyLink Cloud Support website.