Installing the Policy Studio


This topic describes how to install the Policy Studio on the following platforms:

  • Windows

  • Linux

  • Solaris

System Requirements

See the System Requirements to ensure that the target machine is of a suitable specification. For details on API Gateway components and concepts, see the Oracle API Gateway User Guide.

[Note] Note

This topic describes how to install the Policy Studio. For details on installing other components, see

GUI Installation

When you run the installation executable in default GUI mode, you are presented with an introductory welcome screen. Click Next to continue with the installation.

Installation Location

Enter or click Browse to specify the directory where you wish to install API Gateway components, for example:

Windows C:\OAG-
Linux/UNIX /opt/OAG-

Click Next to continue.

Select Components

Select the Policy Studio component from the list, and click Next to continue.

Ready to Install

The installer is ready to start installing the selected components and settings on your system.

Click Next to continue.


A progress screen is displayed showing the progress of the installation. Wait for the installation to complete.

Click Next to continue.

Completing the Oracle Policy Studio Setup

After the installer has finished, you can select whether launch Policy Studio. This setting is selected by default.

Click Finish to complete the installation.

Ensure the API Gateway is Running

Before starting the Policy Studio, you should ensure that the Admin Node Manager and the API Gateway instance that you wish to manager are running. For more details, see the topic on Installing the API Gateway.

Starting the Policy Studio

If you did not select to launch the Policy Studio after installation, perform the following steps:

  1. Open a command prompt.

  2. Change to your Policy Studio installation directory (for example, INSTALL_DIR\policystudio).

  3. Start policystudio.

Making a Server Connection

When the Policy Studio starts up, click a link to a server session to display the Open Connection dialog. You can use this dialog to specify Connection Details (for example, host, port, user name, and password), or to specify Saved Sessions.

If you wish to connect to the server using a non-default URL, click Advanced, and enter the URL. The default URL for the Admin Node Manager is:


For more details on the settings in the Open Connection dialog, see the Oracle API Gateway User Guide.

Unattended Installation

You can run the API Gateway installer in unattended mode on the command line. The following command shows an example of installing the Policy Studio component only:


OAG- --mode unattended 
  --enable-components policystudio --disable-components analytics,nodemanager


./ --mode unattended 
  --enable-components policystudio --disable-components analytics,nodemanager

The specified components are installed in the background.

Further Information

For a description of all available command options and default settings, enter the --help option. This outputs the help text in a separate console.