WhiteSource Advise for IntelliJ IDEA supports Java, Kotlin and Scala projects using Maven (pom.xml dependency files), and supports Java projects using Gradle (build.gradle dependency files).
Gradle Kotlin projects are not supported in WhiteSource Advise.
When using the the "apply from" script plugin in Gradle projects, remote script location is not supported.
Ensure the following prerequisites are met:
A valid license for WhiteSource for Developers
A license key for WhiteSource Advise for IDE, available via one of the following options:
If you do not have direct access to the WhiteSource Application, obtain the license key from your WhiteSource Administrator.
If you have access to the WhiteSource Application, do as follows (NOTE: This option is only available when using version 20.11.1 or later of WhiteSource Advise):
Go to the WhiteSource Application.
Open the Profile page.
In the WhiteSource Advise - IDE Integration section at the bottom, select your organization.
Copy your personal license key to be used later in Activating WhiteSource Advise.
Java JDK 1.8 and up (see here for instructions) or OpenJDK 1.8 and up is installed
Depending on whether scanning Maven or Gradle applications, note the following guidelines:
Apache Maven application is installed and the Maven path and all environment variables are set up (see here for instructions).
Gradle application is installed and the Gradle path and all environment variables are set up. NOTE: Gradle version 4.8 or above must be installed.
IntelliJ IDEA is installed and you are familiar with its basic functionality
The plugin supports the following IntelliJ IDEA versions:
Limitation - Gradle support for the following IntelliJ IDEA versions are notsupported on macOS: