Amazon Corretto 17 Installation Instructions for macOS 10.13 or later - Amazon Corretto 17

Amazon Corretto 17 Installation Instructions for macOS 10.13 or later

This topic describes how to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 17 on a host running the Mac OS version 10.13 or later. You must have administrator permissions to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 17.

Install Amazon Corretto 17

  1. Download the Mac .pkg file from the Downloads page.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file to begin the installation wizard and follow the steps in the wizard.

  3. Once the wizard completes, Amazon Corretto 17 is installed in /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/.

    You can run the following command in a terminal to get the complete installation path.

    /usr/libexec/java_home --verbose
  4. Run the following command in the terminal to set the JAVA_HOME variable to the Amazon Corretto 17 version of the JDK. If this was set to another version previously, it is overridden.

    export JAVA_HOME=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/amazon-corretto-17.jdk/Contents/Home

Uninstall Amazon Corretto 17

You can uninstall Amazon Corretto 17 by running the following commands in a terminal.

cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/ sudo rm -rf amazon-corretto-17.jdk