Setup Instructions Prior to Running Data Exchange

By Iman posted 12-05-2017 13:51


Hardware Requirements


  • Minimum Pentium 2 266 MHz processor
  • Minimum 2 GB RAM
  • Minimum 2 GB Disk Space


  • Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.8.3+, 10.9+
  • Minimum 2 GB RAM
  • Minimum 2 GB Disk Space

Software Requirements

  • Java 8 Runtime Environment available here: Download

Jama Environment Setup

REST API Enabled

Ensure that the REST API functionality is enabled on your Jama instance. You can check to see if the REST API is already enabled by navigating to and verifying that the Swagger documentation is available. Contact Jama Support for assistance enabling the REST API, if required.


  1. Download the Data Exchange executable .jar file from the Professional Services community library
    • If you don’t have access, contact your Jama Account Manager
  2. Create a local directory for the Data Exchange executable and related files to live within, and move the .jar file to that directory.
  3. Create a directory titled Util inside the directory created in step #2 that contains the executable .jar
  4. Place the Data Exchange license provided by your Professional Services consultant into the Util directory created in step #3.