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Dec 05, 2013 11:53

Janet Revell

Jan 06, 2014 14:38

Mulesoft Current Mule Documentation


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This page describes a version of Mule that is currently available for deployment in CloudHub using the CloudHub Mule Runtime (December 2013). If you intend to deploy your application to an on-premises production server, use a Mule 3.4 runtime when you begin a new project in Mule Studio. Access Mule 3.4 documentation for details.

Learn more about our new release strategy for CloudHub and Mule ESB.

Mule Installation Procedure

  1. Check hardware and software requirements.
  2. Check system compatibility with platform software.
  3. Download, then launch Mule.
  4. Add Community runtime to Mule Studio (optional).
  5. Install an Enterprise license (optional).
  6. Extend Mule with plugins, modules, runtimes and connectors (optional).




Which version of Mule am I using?

Already have Mule installed? The following procedures outline the steps to take in both Mule Studio and Mule Standalone to determine the version number of your Mule runtime.

    This procedure assumes that you have already launched Mule Studio and have opened a new or existing project. If you have not yet opened your first project in Studio, click File > New > Mule Project, and observe the default value in the Server Runtime field in the wizard.

    1. In the Package Explorer, click the expand arrow next to the name of one of your projects to expand the folder.

    2. Double-click the mule-project.xml file to open it in a new tab in the canvas.
    3. Note the Server Runtime version in the Runtime column at right.


    1. Run Mule standalone from the command line.

       Need More Detail?
      1. Open a new command line. 
        PC: Open the Console
        Mac: Open the Terminal application (Applications > Utilities > Terminal).
      2. Access the directory and folder in which downloaded Mule. For example, type
        cd /Users/aaron/Downloads/mule-standalone-3.3.1/
      3. Start Mule. For example, type
    2. After Mule starts, scroll up in the command line window to find the  Mule ESB and Integration Platform  where Mule displays the version.


    Installing Newer or Older Runtimes

      Community users can obtain the latest versions of Mule Community on the Downloads page on

      The standard download provided at the top of the Downloads page includes the latest version of Mule Studio bundled with a 30-day trial of the Mule Enterprise runtime versions 3.4.1 and CloudHub Mule Runtime (October 2013). See Adding Community Runtime for instructions on how to add the Community runtime, or other Mule runtimes, into your instance of Mule Studio. When you create new projects or import projects, Studio prompts you to select the runtime to which you want to deploy your project. Note that applications built using the CloudHub Mule Runtime (October 2013) are deployable only to CloudHub.

      To download the latest Mule Standalone runtime without Mule Studio, scroll down to the table on the Downloads page under the heading Standalone Mule ESB Community Edition 3.4 Download.

      To download a previous Standalone runtime version of Mule, scroll down further on the Downloads page to the section titled Previous ESB Versions.

      Enterprise customers can obtain all versions of all Mule products on the MuleSoft Customer Portal.

      After logging in, navigate to the Downloads tab where the most recent versions of Mule Studio, Mule Standalone, Mule Management Console, and the SAP transport are listed.

      The latest version of Mule Studio includes runtime versions CloudHub Mule Runtime (October 2013) and 3.4.1. See Installing Extensions for instructions on how to add other Mule runtime versions into your Mule Studio instance. When you create new projects or import projects into Mule Studio, you can select the runtime on which you want to deploy your project. Note that applications built using the CloudHub Mule Runtime (October 2013) are deployable only to CloudHub.

      To access previous versions of any MuleSoft product, click the Content tab, then search for the product to see all of its versions and associated downloads.