Installing Apache Directory Studio in Eclipse


The Apache Directory Studio plugins require Java 8 or newer and a recent Eclipse version.

From workbench menu choose Help > Install New Software….

Help -> Install New Software…

In the opened wizard input into the Work with: text field and press Enter.

After a while the table below will show the available categories.

Choose Apache Directory Studio. You don’t need to choose Apache Directory Studio Dependencies, the required dependencies will be automatically installed if required. Click Next.

Available Software

Review the installation details and click Next.

Install Details

Accept the license agreement, Apache Directory Studio is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. Click Finish.

Review Licenses

Apache Directory Studio plugins are not signed yet, so you have to agree to the warning.


You also have to trust the JCE Code Signing CA.


After installation it is recommended to restart Eclipse.