Installing Denodo4E

This section explains how to install the Eclipse plug-in Denodo4E.

This plug-in has been tested with the following Eclipse versions:

  • Eclipse Neon (4.6)
  • Eclipse Oxygen (4.7)

To use this plug-in, first you need to install the Denodo Platform on your local machine (this plugin depends on libraries not included in the client installation). To obtain a complete installation, you can download and install Denodo Express or request an installer and a license to the Denodo administrator of your organization.


With Denodo Express you will be able to develop and debug any type of custom component except VDP custom wrappers. With Denodo Express you can develop VDP custom wrappers but not debug them.

To install the plug-in, follow these steps:

  1. Open Eclipse and click the menu Help > Install New Software.
  2. Click the button Add.
  3. Click Local…. In this dialog, select the folder <DENODO_HOME>/tools/denodo4e/updateSite and click Ok. Then, enter a name for the new update site (e.g. “Denodo”) and click OK.
Configuring the local repository for Denodo 4E

Configuring the local repository for Denodo 4E

  1. Select Denodo4E (located under the Denodo Technologies category)
  2. Select the check box Contact all update sites during install to find required software.
  3. Click Next. Once Eclipse finishes calculating dependencies, click Finish to begin the installation process.
  4. Once all the required features are installed, restart Eclipse.