PeopleTools 8.56: Installing Java 8 – PeopleSoft Tutorial

PeopleTools 8.56: Installing Java 8

Oracle Weblogic for PeopleTools 8.56 needs Java 8 or more specifically Oracle JDK 1.8.0_65+ for Microsoft Windows. If your machine does not have JDK 1.8.0_65 or higher, it may be something you need to install/upgrade before installing Oracle Weblogic.

How to Install Java 8 for PeopleTools 8.56

First you need to download JDK 8 Upgrade 65 or higher. At the time of writing this article, eDelivery or Oracle Cloud had Java 8 Update 60 available. So, you need to download it from Oracle website, which has update 131 available.

Download jdk-8u131-windows-x64


Run the downloaded file

run java installer

Hit Change to change the default Java install path.

Update the new path

JDK install will begin


Change the destination folder for JRE installselect jre path

Make sure updated JRE path is correct

Click Next and resume the installation

Receive a confirmation of JDK 8 successful install.


Update your PATH variable to include the JRE and JDK paths.

Apurva Tripathi

Apurva is a PeopleSoft consultant and a big advocate of everything PeopleSoft. He is also a technology enthusiast and loves learning and implementing newer and open source technologies. He spends his spare time updating this blog and likes to read books on self help and productivity.


Download Complete List of PeopleTools Tables List. Never Again Google It !