Installing the Veracode Eclipse Plugin


The Veracode Eclipse Plugin functions like other Eclipse plugins that you install through an Eclipse update site.

Before installing the Veracode Eclipse Plugin, it is recommended that you uninstall the previous version, if you have one installed.

To uninstall a previous version of the Veracode Eclipse Plugin:
  1. From the Help menu, select About Eclipse SDK.
  2. In the About Eclipse Platform window, click Installation Details.
  3. From the list of installed software, select the Veracode plugin and click Uninstall.

To install the Veracode Eclipse Plugin:
  1. From the Help menu, select Install New Software.

  2. Click Add.
  3. In the Add Repository window, enter Veracode Eclipse Plugin in the Name field, and in the Location field, enter Click OK.

  4. Select the Veracode checkbox and click Next. If the Veracode checkbox does not appear, deselect Group items by category.
  5. In the Install window, click Next.
  6. Select to accept the terms of the license agreement, and click Finish.
  7. When prompted, restart Eclipse.
To update a current version of the Veracode Eclipse Plugin using the integrated Eclipse update check:
  1. Select Help > Check for Updates.
  2. If an update to the Veracode Eclipse Plugin is available, select the checkbox next to it and click Next to install.
  3. Accept the license agreement and click Next.
  4. If prompted, restart Eclipse.

Installing Behind a Proxy

Be sure you can configure the plugin to use the correct HTTPS proxy settings to access the Veracode Platform. If you are unsure about your proxy settings, contact your network IT team.

To configure the proxy settings, go to Veracode > Options > Proxy. If you want to use the HTTPS proxy settings that you previously configured within Eclipse, select Connect using the default HTTPS proxy settings.

If you want to specify different proxy settings:
  1. Select the Connect using the following proxy settings option.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. Enter the proxy settings, selecting the Requires Authentication option, if necessary.
  4. Click OK.
  5. In the Preferences window, click OK.

Storing Veracode Credentials

You have the option of using your Veracode username and password or API ID and key as your credentials for the Eclipse plugin.

To add credentials:
  1. Go to Preferences > Veracode > Credentials.
  2. Click Add Credentials.
  3. From the Type dropdown menu, select User/Pswd or ID/Key.
  4. In the Identifier column, enter the username and password or your API ID and key.
  5. Click Apply and OK.