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8.1 Supported Configurations: Microsoft Windows XP on x86

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Windows XP on x86 with WebLogic Platform 8.1

Provides full support for all WebLogic Platform run-time components and Design/Development Tools.


Note: WebLogic Platform 8.1 includes WebLogic Server 8.1 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 6-1 Requirements for WebLogic Platform 8.1 on Windows XP on x86 

Operating System Version and Patches

Windows XP Service Pack 1 and higher (32-bit)

Supported for the design, development, and verification of applications; it is not supported for production server deployment.

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

Xeon, Pentium II or higher, x86, and compatible chip architectures (400 MHz)


WebLogic JRockit 8.1 SP1 (J2SE 1.4.1)

WebLogic Platform 8.1 supports JRockit 8.1 SP1 (J2SE 1.4.1) and all later 1.4.1 releases of JRockit.

Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_03
with Java HotSpotTM Client VM

WebLogic Platform 8.1 supports Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_03 and all later service packs of 1.4.1.

Design and Development Tools

Supports the WebLogic Integration Format Builder and WebLogic Workshop IDE, with extensions for WebLogic Integration and WebLogic Portal. Servers started from the WebLogic Workshop IDE can be configured to use either the WebLogic JRockit SDK or the Sun Java 2 SDK.


512 MB required; 1 GB recommended

Performance Pack


Node Manager



BEA jDrivers for Oracle

For this Oracle client version:

The following shared libraries are provided:


  • server/bin/oci817_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci817_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll


  • server/bin/oci901_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci901_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll


  • server/bin/oci920_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci920_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll



Known Issues



JVM Heap Size Limitation

Although the JVM allows you to set heap size to values exceeding 2 GB, memory fragmentation and other Windows memory requirements typically limit the maximum contiguous address space available for Java applications to approximately 1.4 - 1.6 GB. For more information, see "Memory Support and Windows Operating Systems" at:


For more information about known issues with any components of this release, see the appropriate Release Notes document. For a complete list of Release Notes supporting WebLogic Platform 8.1, see:


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