A WebLogic Server domain is an administrative unit, this administrative unit consists of one Administration Server, one or many clusters containing one or more managed servers. This administrative unit is maintained, and monitored through either the administration console or Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control.
Best practise states that we should never perform our configuration work within the middleware home you’ve just created. This middleware home is reserved for the Fusion Middleware binaries only. The best practise folder structure we will use today looks like:
Note: Create the directory structure as shown above by executing initialize.sh script. Do note that you have to change the permissions of the scripts by doing a “chmod 755 *.sh” in the weblogic-basics directory mentioned below
chmod 755 *.sh
Note: Make sure you DO NOT install WebLogic Server as the root user – if you are unsure ask.
- To configure a new Domain, run the WebLogic Configuration Wizard:
- Choose Create a new domain. Type for location:
- Choose products as in the screenshot below:
- Enter user name weblogic and password welcome1, click Next.
- Choose Domain Mode: Production and JDK: Oracle Hotspot 1.8.0_25 and click Next.
- Check NodeManager box and click Next.
- Now you are configuring Node Manager. Choose Custom Location and type:
For Node Manager Credentials enter weblogic and welcome1.
8. Review the details and click Create.
9. Wait until the progress bar is at 100% and the domain is fully created and click Next.
10. Review details about the location of your domain and the URL of the Administration Server Console and click Finish: