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8.1 Supported Configurations: Microsoft Windows XP on x86

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Windows XP on x86 with WebLogic Server 8.1

Provides full support for WebLogic Server. WebLogic Workshop, WebLogic Integration, and WebLogic Portal are not supported. See below for Design and Development Tools support.


This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 7-1 Requirements for WebLogic Server 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 (J2SE 1.4.1)

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

Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_02-er with Java HotSpotTM Client VM

WebLogic Server 8.1 supports Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_02-er and all later service packs of 1.4.1.

Design and Development Tools

Supports WebLogic Server development tools.


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 this release, see the WebLogic Server 8.1 Release Notes, available at:


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