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2.0.0 Release  

Deprecated Code

WARNING: the release artifacts included on this page are no longer current and have been superseded by newer versions of Sakai which include functionality enhancements as well as bug fixes and security patches. You can download the latest Sakai release by visiting

Welcome to the Sakai Release page for version 2.0.0


Download Windows Mac OSX / *nix
Demo The Sakai Demo is a pre-built Sakai with Tomcat 5.5.9 and a demo configuration, perfect for a quick and easy demo of Sakai. See the Demo readme file for more information.
  • Note: Demo uses an in-memory database; do not use it for any large scale evaluation or production.
Source The Sakai Source is all the Sakai source from this release. Refer to the readme files in the docs/ folder for information about how to build and configure Sakai. Start from Source if you plan to customize your Sakai system.
Binary The Sakai Binary is a pre-built Sakai without the Tomcat or configuration. Download the Binary release if you want to just configure your Sakai and use your own Tomcat environment.

Release Notes

Releast notes for this release are here:
Issues remaining in this release are documented here:


In The Releases See the readme files packaged in the releases:
  • In the demo, they are in the root directory.
  • In the source and binary releases, they are in the /docs folder.
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Here Some of the documentation from the release can be found from these links:
Support Docs JavaDocs and TagLibDocs are available on-line:

CVS SVN Access

Sakai is now using Subversion! You can browse the code for this release using this URL:
The same URL can be used with an SVN client to check out the code:
  • svn co

The Sakai development trunk is located here:

Issue Tracking

The Sakai Project feature requests and bug reports are available from our Jira system:


Sakai Confluence is for members of the Sakai community to share their Sakai experience:


Sakai requires Tomcat 5.5.9 or later, and the Tomcat compatibility package for use with Java 1.4:
Sakai also requires Java 1.4.2 or later (Note: Java 1.5 has not been tested with this release):
Building Sakai requires, in addition, the Maven project management tool:
We recommend the Eclipse Java IDE for developing Sakai code:


Older Sakai Releases are still available:


The Sakai Project Software is Licensed under the: