Installing z/OS Explorer from scratch by using Eclipse p2

If you start from scratch, install z/OS® Explorer by downloading the Eclipse package for z/OS Explorer.

For a first-time user, install the z/OS Explorer by taking the following steps:
  1. Based on your operating system, download the appropriate Eclipse package for z/OS Explorer from Mainframe DevOps Downloads.
  2. Extract the package and start using z/OS Explorer.
  3. To install features from the Eclipse composite update site for z/OS Explorer, take the following steps:
    1. Click Help > Install New Software > Add.
    2. Enter the Eclipse p2 update site. The URL for z/OS Explorer V3.2 (Eclipse Photon V4.8) is
    3. Select all available installation packages for installation.