A guide to address the Java error: To use the java command-line tool, you need to install a JDK.

Applies to Local Analyzer

This article addresses the Java error: "To use the java command-line tool you need to install a JDK.," which might appear as Lead Kahuna is launched or upgraded. 

This error appears after upgrading to a newer version of Mac OS X (Yosemite 10.10 and El Capitan 10.11) or macOS (Sierra 10.12 and High Sierra 10.13).

You are receiving this message due to Java's removal in newer versions of OS X for security reasons. 

If the customer clicks on More Info, the customer is directed to the java download, but this will not be resolved by updating Java. 

To solve the issue, follow these steps:

1. Download and Run the JAVA Uninstall Tool found here: https://www.java.com/en/download/uninstalltool.jsp

2. Download and install the latest Jave Runtime Environment from https://java.com/en/download/

Reference: https://www.theitsage.com/fix-java-command-line-tool-popup-mac/

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