An XL Release plugin has a .jar extension. To install or remove a plugin, you must stop the XL Release server; plugins that are installed or removed while the server is running will not take effect until it is restarted.

Install a plugin

To install a plugin:

  1. Shut down the XL Release server.
  2. Copy the plugin JAR file to the XL_RELEASE_SERVER_HOME/plugins directory.
  3. Start the XL Release server.
  4. Refresh the XL Release GUI in your browser.

Remove a plugin

To remove a plugin:

  1. Shut down the XL Release server.
  2. Delete the plugin JAR file from the XL_RELEASE_SERVER_HOME/plugins directory.
  3. Start the XL Release server.
  4. Refresh the XL Release GUI in your browser.