Installing Oracle WebLogic Server and Creating a Domain


Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3 offers a common application architecture that includes the following:

  • A set of integrated technology framework that provides a solutions-oriented starting point for addressing your project needs
  • A unified, simplified management architecture empowering developers and administrators to realize business objectives in an environment that is populated with distributed, heterogeneous technologies and platforms
  • A highly-reliable, available, scalable, extensible, standards-based and high-performing foundation—WebLogic Server—that allows you to have flexibility in your IT solutions

Scenario

You are an application server administrator in Dizzyworld Corporation. You will install and configure the Oracle WebLogic Server for your enterprise setup. By using Oracle WebLogic Server, you can deploy, execute, and maintain highly integrated and reliable enterprise applications. Oracle WebLogic Server increases productivity and lowers the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for enterprise setups by providing a unified, simplified, extensible platform for system administrators and management.

Verifying the Prerequisites

Before you start the tasks, make sure that your system environment meets the following requirements:

Software Requirements

The system should have Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3 installed.

Hardware Requirements

Item Specification
Processor Type Intel Xeon or Pentium IV
Processor Speed 2.4 GHz or higher
Number of Processors 1 or more (if required)
Memory 2 GB
Hard Disk Space 20 GB (initial size)
Operating System RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 5

Installing Oracle WebLogic Server Platform
To install the Oracle WebLogic Server Platform, perform the following steps:

1. Navigate to the staged location for the Linux installable and enter the following command at the prompt and then click Next.

$ cd /stage
$ ./server103_linux32.bin

2.The Choose BEA Home Directory screen appears. In the path field, enter /u01/app/oracle/product/Middleware and click Next.

3.In the Choose Install Type screen, select the Custom option and click Next.

4.The Choose Products and Components screen appears. Deselect the Workshop option and then click Next.

5.Select the bundled BEA JRockit 1.6.0_05 SDK option and click Next.

6.Under the Product Installation Directories section, enter the WebLogic Server home path as /u01/app/oracle/product/Middleware/wlserver_10.3 and click Next.

7.Review the installation summary and click Next.

8.Notice that the installation is completed. Next, click Done. You can view the QUICKSTART information and then click “X” to close the dialog box.

Creating a New WebLogic Server Domain

A domain is the basic administration unit for Oracle WebLogic Server. It consists of one or more Oracle WebLogic Server instances and logically related resources and services that are managed collectively, as one unit. The basic domain infrastructure consists of one Administration Server and optional Managed Servers and clusters. To create a new WebLogic Server Domain, perform the following steps:

1. Navigate to /u01/app/oracle/product/Middleware/wlserver_10.3/common/bin and run the config.sh file.

2.Select the Create a new WebLogic domain option and click Next.

3.In the Select Domain Source screen, retain the Generate a domain configured automatically to support the following products: option and click Next.

4.In the Configure Administrator Username and Password page, provide the following values:

Parameter Value
User name admin
User password welcome1
Description Retain the default value

5.In the Configure Server Start Mode and JDK step, under the WebLogic Domain Startup Mode, select the Production Mode option and click Next.

6.In the Customize Environment and Services Settings page, select the Yes option and click Next.

7.In the Configure RDBMS Security Store Database step, retain the default values and click Next.

8.In the Configure the Administration Server step, retain the default values and click Next.

9.In the Configure Managed Servers step, Click Add and provide the following values and click Next.

Parameter Value
Name dizzy1
Listen address default value
Listen port 7003
SSL listen port N/A
SSL enabled unchecked

Note: Repeat the step for adding another Managed Server dizzy2 with Listen port as 7005.

10.In the Configure Clusters step, click Next.

11.In the Configure Machines step, click Next.

12.Review the WebLogic Domain summary and click Next.

13.Type the Domain name as dizzyworld and click Create.

14.Review the WebLogic Domain summary and click Next.

15.In the Creating Domain screen, click Done.

16.To view the directory structure and files for the newly created domain, enter the following commands at the prompt:

$ cd /u01/app/oracle/product/Middleware/user_projects/domains/dizzyworld
$ ls

17.To start the WebLogic Server instance, enter ./startWebLogic.sh.


Note: Type the username as admin and password as welcome1when prompted.18.To start the Web console, open the browser, enter http://localhost:7001/console and click Go.

19.In the Login screen, type admin and welcome1 in the Username and Password fields, respectively. Next, click Log In.

20.The home page for the Web console is displayed.

finish

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