Chapter 1. Installation Prerequisites

Before attempting to install and use Red Hat Fuse, make sure your system meets the minimum requirements.

Supported platforms

Red Hat tests and supports Fuse products in the configurations listed at Red Hat JBoss Fuse Supported Configurations.

Java Runtime

For details of the Java runtimes supported by Red Hat Fuse, see Red Hat JBoss Fuse Supported Configurations.


Do not install the Java runtime under a directory path that includes whitespace. For example, C:\Program Files\Java\jde7 is not an acceptable install path and will lead to unpredictable errors in Red Hat Fuse at run time.

Supported standards

Red Hat Fuse supports the standards and protocols listed at Red Hat JBoss Fuse Supported Standards.

Hardware requirements

The minimum hardware requirements for installing a full installation of Red Hat Fuse are:

  • 250 MB of free disk space
  • 2 GB of RAM

In addition to the disk space required for the base installation, a running system will require space for caching, persistent message stores, and other functions.