Oracle WebLogic 12c installation steps

In this article, we will go through Oracle Weblogic 12c installation and domain creation steps in detail

We will divide into 3 sections

  • Oracle Weblogic 12.1.1 installation
  • Domain creation for admin server
  • Accessing homepage of WebLogic 12c server

Environment

Windows 7 OS – 32 bit

 

Section A: Oracle Weblogic 12c installation

Step 1: Download WebLogic 12c from Oracle’s site
This comes with Oracle WebLogic Server + Oracle Coherence + OEPE

OEPE –> Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (Indigo version)
Useful for developing Oracle Service Bus modules

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Step 2: Double click “oepe-indigo-installer-12.1.1.0.0.201112072225-12.1.1-win32” installer –> click Next

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Step 3: Change default “Middleware Home Directory” to some suitable location like “D:\Oracle\Middleware” –> click Next

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Step 4: Uncheck “security updates via My Oracle Support” –> if you not wish to receive security updates for Oracle –> click Next
Since this is for demo purpose, so uncheck it

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Step 5: Confirm here that you don’t require security updates from Oracle –> click Next

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Step 6: Choose “Typical” –> click Next

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Step 7: Accept default values –> click Next

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Step 8: Accept default –> click Next

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Step 9: Accept default –> click Next

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Step 10: Installation in progress screen –> click Next after 100%

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Step 11: Installation Complete

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Step 12: Quick Start to create domain in weblogic
Or else use below command to start domain creation wizard

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Section B: Weblogic domain creation (admin server)

Step 1: On executing any of the two steps mentioned above will start below wizard –> select first option i.e.; “Create a new WebLogic domain
And click Next

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Step 2: Accept default –> click Next

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Step 3: Accept default or else enter “Domain name” of your choice and don’t change “Domain location” –> click Next

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Step 4: Configure admin server username and password

Username – weblogic
Password – weblogic@123
Description – comments for this admin server

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Step 5: Select the following

WebLogic Domain Startup Mode: Development Mode
JDK Selection: Available JDKs –> if compatible version available

Otherwise choose second option and browse through the compatible JDK (for this example JDK 1.7  –> as our following JAX-WS demo examples are based on JDK 1.7)

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Step 6: Choose JDK 1.7

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Step 7: Accept default –> for demo purpose select only “Administration Server

Note: For more complex application, you can have separate managed servers

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Step 8: Accept default and make sure to check “SSL enabled

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Step 9: Click “Create” for domain creation

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Step 10: Domain creation is in progress (admin server)

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Step 11: Domain creation is successful with 100% progress
And check “Start Admin Server” –> click Done

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Step 12: Admin Server is starting , wait till you see “The server started in RUNNING mode

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Step 13: Or else you can start admin server using command prompt

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Our server started and yup it is in running mode

 

Section C: Accessing Oracle WebLogic 12c homepage

Once admin server is started, you can access the home page using below URL

Step 1: Enter either of the following URL in to web browser
http://localhost:7001/console
http://localhost:7001/console/login/LoginForm.jsp

And enter username/password (weblogic/weblogic@123)

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Step 2: Home page of the Oracle WebLogic 12c

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Happy Learning !!
Happy Coding !!

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