Weblogic 12c Graphical Mode installation steps in Windows
WEBLOGIC-12C –GUI ISTALLATION
GUI(Graphical User Interface) MODE : Graphical-mode installation is an interactive, GUI-based method
for installing Web Logic Platform.
WL 12C Software Name:
OEPE (Oracle Enterprise pack for eclips)
Indigo is the annual release of Eclipse projects on June 22 2011
Complete name of Weblogic 12c installer.
When you double click on the software (oepe-indigo-installer-126.96.36.199.1.201203120349-12.1.1-win32)
.It will show the above window. If you click on RUN Button. The installation will start, as mentioned in
Installation process has been started here.
This Window show the Version web logic i.e. 12C (C-Cloud)
This welcome window shows the next and previous steps to move further and earlier steps.
Click Next to proceed with the installation.
We may cancel the installation at any time by clicking Exit.
Middleware home directory is the central support directory for all Middleware products installed. The
default Middleware home directory is C:OracleMiddleware
It shows Warning Weblogic directory is not empty.proceed with installation
Here it asks the Email address and support password for security updates.
If you want to decline registration you click on NEXT option
Click Next to continue.
If you click on NO option you will get the same window as I mention below and again it asks the email
and support password.
Dialog box appears here Click Yes to continue
Dialog box appears here Click Yes to continue
Yes option …..Then I got this window, if I click on no option it will asking email address
Here I selected option which I marked in red color box
Two install types are there (Typical and Custom).
Typical: Most of the software components included in this installation
Custom: we select the software components to be installed.
Under the Typical Install type, we will install the following products and components
Web logic server
Oracle enterprise pack for eclipse.
Here we can find product installation directories and we can change those directories through “Browse”
Those product directories are:
Core Application server
Configuration Wizard and Upgrade framework
Web 2.0 HTTP Pub-Sub Server
WebLogic JDBC Drivers
Third party JDBC Drivers
WebLogic Server clients
Core Application Server:A complete application server that implements Java Enterprise Edition
6 (JEE 6) technologies, Web services, provides highly available, scalable, and secure applications
2. Administration Console:
Using the Administration Console we can do more activities.
We can Configure, start, and stop WebLogic Server instances
3. Configuration Wizard and Upgrade Framework:
It guides to creating a domain.
The Upgrade Framework provides tools that convert a domain configuration from
previous WebLogic Server releases to the current release.
If we do not install this component, we unable to create new domains or upgrade
4. Web 2.0 HTTP Pub-Sub Server:
A channels based publish-subscribe mechanism for Web-based clients to send and
receive asynchronous messages over HTTP.
5. WebLogic SCA:
Service Component Architecture (SCA) provides a model for building enterprise applications
and systems as modular business services that can be integrated and reused. WebLogic SCA
provides support for developing and deploying SCA applications using Plain Old Java Objects
6. Web Logic JDBC Drivers:
JDBC drivers are used to connect a WebLogic Server environment to an external
If this component is not installed, the WebLogic JDBC drivers will not be available for
7. Third-Party JDBC Drivers:
WebLogic Server works with third-party JDBC drivers that offer the following functionality:
a. These are thread-safe
b. Can implement transactions using standard JDBC statements
8. WebLogic Server Clients:
Thin-client JARs required for connecting to a WebLogic Server instance. Includes the JARs for the Web
Services, JMS, Store and Forward, WebLogic RMI, JMS .NET, and JMX clients.
If you do not install this component, there is no effect on the server run time or deployed applications.
However, if you have a thin client and need to distribute a smaller set of JARs, instead of all WebLogic
JARs, you need to choose this installation option.
9. Xquery Support
The WebLogic XQuery implementation JARs. Select this installation option if you are
using WebLogic XQuery libraries within your applications.
10. Server Examples:
Example applications that demonstrate key features of WebLogic Server. Selecting this component also
causes an evaluation database to be installed.
Note: Server Examples are not installed as part of the typical installation. You must select Custom
installation in order to install the Server Examples on your system.
Note: If you select this option, you cannot deselect the Evaluation Database option. The Derby
evaluation database is required by the server examples.
11. Evaluation Database:
Installs the Derby evaluation database, which is used by the Server Examples, into the
WL_HOME/common/derby directory. We can install the evaluation database without installing the
Server Examples. The evaluation database is installed by default in a Typical installation
a. Coherence Product Files
b. Coherence Examples
a. Coherence Product Files:Coherence provides replicated and distributed
(partitioned) data management and caching services on top of a reliable,
highly scalable peer-to-peer clustering protocol. Coherence has no single
points of failure.
b. Coherence Examples: Examples that demonstrate how to use the features of
Coherence in all supported languages (Java, .NET, and C++).
Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse:
It is a certified set of Eclipse plug-ins that is designed to help develop, deploy and debug applications for
Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database.
JDK is a java development Kit. It is used to development application purpose and it includes
After installation, the QuickStart application is launched automatically by default.
Quick Start is used to help first-time users evaluate, learn, and use WebLogic Server.
For example, the QuickStart application for WebLogic Server provides quick access to the following
Getting started with WebLogic Server
Upgrading WebLogic domains to the current version
Accessing documentation online
Domain Creation Through QuickStart:
Through Quick start we can create a Domain.
When I selected the option: “Getting started with Weblogic Server 12.1.1”
It shows the below window for creating domain.
Welcome window shows 2 options.
1. Create a new WebLogic domain.
2. Extend an existing Weblogic domain
Here selected the option for” Create a new WebLogic domain”
Here it shows the Domain source
Here we can mention the Weblogic Domain name and location .we can change domain location also.
Default name for Domain is:base_domain.
We must give domain name.
We must give the location for Domain.
Here I have mention domain name as weblogic_domain
Domain_Name: we can use alphanumeric characters for Domain name, hyphen (-) and underscore
(_)characters. The maximum length of “Domain name” is 100 characters. Do not use spaces in between
the “domain name” it will not accept.
Here we can find default Administration user name is weblogic
And we have to give password and confirm the password.
Here I have given password and confirm the password .It showing error about the password.
The password does not match here.
Note: The confirm password should match the entered password.
Here it showing error: The given pass word must be at least 8 alphanumeric characters with at least one
number or any special character.
I have given pass word according to password properties.
This shows the Weblogic Domain startup Mode, modes are two types
2. Production Mode
Here I selected the mode for domain is Development Mode
The available JDK for development is sun JDk.
Here we can select the options to configure Administration Server, Managed sevrers, clusters, Machines
and RDBMS security Store.
Here I selected the option to configure Admin server.
The default name for Admin server is “AdminServer”
Default Listen Address is “All Local Addresses”
Default Listen port is “7001”
7001 is the default listen port. We can change it as per
our requirement with in the range of (1 to 65535)
Here Listen port and SSL listen port are same. It does not accept the same port.
In weblogic names and port should be unique. (Should not match each other)
Default Oracle WebLogic Server SSL Listen Port for Administration Server 7002
As our requirement we can change it with in the range of (7002-9000)
Here I disabled the SSL listen port.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) provides secure connections by allowing two applications connecting over a
network to authenticate each other's identity and by encrypting the data exchanged between the
Here it shows the domain path: i.e. D:Oracleweblogicuser_projectsdomains
Domain name is: WebLogic_domain
This process shows the domain creation in progress.
Domain creation is completed.
If we want start Admin server from here we can select the option:”Start Admin Server”
Domain Creation through Configuration Wizard:
Config.cmd for Windows
Config.sh for Linux
Middleware Home directory in Oracle.
Before Domain installation…
After Domain installation…User_projects added.
Middleware Home Directory
By default, Weblogic 12c choose C:OracleMiddleware directory for installation on Windows.
Functions of the Home Directory
The directories in the Middleware home directory vary depending on the installer that you are using and
the products you selected for installation.
For example, the WebLogic Server installer creates the directories and files listed in the following table if
you have selected all the components for installation.
Directory or file
This directory contains the software for the Sun JDK if it is installed with your
software. The JDK provides the Java run-time environment (JRE) and tools for
compiling and debugging Java applications.
This directory contains a history file, which has information about installation and
uninstallation for the Middleware home directory.
This directory contains the modules installed in the home directory.
This directory contains utilities that are used to support the installation of all
products installed in this home directory. For more information on installing
patches and patch sets.
The WebLogic Server home directory.
coherence_version The Coherence home directory.
This file contains the information about the Middleware home directory.
This response file contains information about the Oracle Configuration Manager
This registry file contains a persistent record of all WebLogic products installed on
the target system. This registry contains product-related information, such as
version number, patch set level, patch level, and location of the product installation
directories. It also contains the name of the installed JDK(s) and the Java home.
Note: Do not edit this file manually. Doing so may cause operating problems for the
currently installed WebLogic products, or result in installation problems when
future products or maintenance upgrades are installed.
This is an encrypted version of the registry.xml file.
This registry file contains the location of all domains currently registered with this
WebLogic Server installation. Whenever you add a new domain, it is registered in
WebLogic Server Domain Directory
In a development environment, the server will
automatically deploy any applications or modules you
place here. You must run the server in development
mode for it to take advantage of the automatic
Contains the start and stop scripts
Contains the key domain configuration file, config.xml
Contains any Administration Console extensions
This directory contains files that are used for
WebLogic domain provisioning. You should not
modify any files in this directory
You can place JAR files in this directory so they can be
available to all applications running on the domain’s
This directory contains domain configuration files
representing configuration changes that have been
requested, but not yet activated. Once the
configuration changes have been activated, the
configuration files are deleted from this directory
Holds security-related files such as
This is an important directory that contains a separate
subdirectory for each of the servers in your domain,
including both Admin and Managed Servers
This directory stores temporary files used in the
change management process. You should not modify
any files in this directory.
This lock ensures that only one user is editing the
configurations at any point of time. No 2 operations
are performed at a same time
File containing ACLs, users, and groups that can be
used for the default security realm when
Compatibility security is used
Scripts used to start the Administration Server on
Scripts used to start the Administration Server on
Windows UNIX systems