M2eclipse updating indexes
Using m2eclipse you can develop a large multi-module project with nested Maven modules and have this hierarchical structure reflected in your Eclipse IDE.
Using m2eclipse, you can launch and manage your project's Maven build using editors, and your IDE will become aware of both the local and remote Maven repositories allowing you to quickly search for and locate any artifact made available in the Maven repository.
Go to Help → Software Updates → Find and Install....
Click New Remote Site..., and add a new update site for m2eclipse.
If you are installing the 0.9.4 release of m2eclipse, you may also want to install both the Web Tools Platform ( WTP) and the Aspect J Development Tools ( AJDT).
For more information about the AJDT project, see the AJDT project's web site at
Choose the "Search for new features to install" option and click Next.
In May of 2008, the m2eclipse project was formally accepted into the Eclipse Foundation, and the plugin continues to undergo active development as the developers try to integrate m2eclipse with more features of the Eclipse platform.
The m2Eclipse plugin provides Maven integration for Eclipse.
Add a new remote site for each plugin and then make sure that the remote site is selected.
After you click Finish, Eclipse will then ask you to select plugins components to install.