Eclipse (private installation)

Tabnine supports Eclipse version 4.18 (2020-12) or higher.

Once you’ve joined your team’s Tabnine account, the next step is to install Tabnine in Eclipse. This article guides you through the process.

Install from your private update site

  1. In Eclipse, go to Eclipse > Help and select Install New Software:

  1. Click Add:

  1. In the Add Repository screen, add the details of your Tabnine Enterprise Server.

  2. Enter the following URL for Location: https://<Your Tabnine Enterprise Server URL>/update/eclipse

  3. Click Add:


If you have any issue:

1. Locate the eclipse.ini file in your Eclipse installation and open it

2. Below the line -vmargs, add the following lines, then save the file:

Mac OS:


3. Restart eclipse.

  1. Select Tabnine Eclipse Plugin - Self Hosted and click Next:

  1. On the following screen, click Next:

  1. Accept the terms and click Finish:

  1. Under Authority / Update Site, select your site and click Trust Selected:

  1. You'll see that the installation is in progress:

  1. Once installation is complete, click Restart Now to restart your IDE:

Configure the Tabnine Server URL

  1. After your IDE restarts, you'll see the Tabnine logo on the status bar with a message requesting that you set the Tabnine Enterprise Server URL:

  1. Click the status bar message, and then click Open settings:

  1. Set your Tabnine Enterprise Server URL, click Apply and Close, and restart your IDE:

  1. Wait for Tabnine Enterprise to initialize:

Sign in to Tabnine

  1. Tabnine will ask you to sign in. Click the message and then click Login:

  1. A browser window will open and you'll be prompted to log in to Tabnine. Click Sign In:

If your organization doesn't have SSO, you'll see the following screen. Sign in using your Tabnine user credentials:

  1. Once you’ve successfully signed in, you'll see the following message:

Once you see this confirmation screen, close the browser and return to your IDE.

Now start using Tabnine!

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