When you create a domain, you also create an Administration Server,
which runs the Administration Console and distributes configuration
changes to other servers in the domain. In a typical production
environment, you create one or more Managed Servers in the domain to
host business applications and use the Administration Server only to
configure and monitor the Managed Servers.
To create a Managed Server in
an existing domain:
If you have not already done so, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Lock & Edit (see Use the Change Center).
Administration Console, expand Environment >
Servers page, click
Create a New Server: Server Properties
Enter the name of the server in the
Each server within a
domain must have a name that is unique for all configuration
objects in the domain. Within a domain, each server, machine,
cluster, JDBC connection pool, virtual host, and any other
resource type must be named uniquely and must not use the same
name as the domain.
The server name is not
used as part of the URL for applications that are deployed on
the server. It is for your identification purposes only. The
server name displays in the Administration Console, and if you
use WebLogic Server command-line utilities or APIs, you use this
name to identify the server.
In Listen Address, if you want to
limit the valid addresses for a server instance, enter an IP
address or DNS name. Otherwise, URLs to the server can specify any
of the host computer's IP address, any DNS name that maps to one
of the IP addresses, or the localhost