When a new version of Java releases, you must update the server hosting the Tunnel Proxy server. VMware Tunnel supports a method that does not require reinstalling the Tunnel Proxy component.


  1. Download the latest RPM package for Java from the official Oracle site.
  2. Upload the RPM package to your Linux server.
  3. Install the RPM package.
    sudo rpm -1 jdk8u112-linux-x64.rpm
  4. Run the following command to ensure Java is upgraded correctly.
    ls -la /usr/java/latest
  5. Restart the Tunnel Proxy service.