Installing a Web application refers to making its physical file or
directory known to WebLogic Server. A Web application can be installed
as WAR archive or
exploded WAR directory.
After you have installed the Web application, you can start it so that
users can begin using it.
To install a Web
If you have not already done so, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Lock & Edit (see Use the Change Center).
In the left
pane of the Administration Console, click
In the right pane, click Install.
Install Application Assistant, locate the WAR file or exploded WAR directory that
corresponds to the Web application you want to install. If you specify
an exploded directory, WebLogic Server installs all components in and
below the specified directory.
have located the file or directory to install, click
Specify whether you want to target the installation as an
application or a shared library.
Select the servers and/or clusters to which you want to deploy
the Web application.
Note: If you have not created additional Managed
Servers or clusters, you will not see this assistant page
Optionally update settings about the deployment. These settings
The deployed name of the Web application.
The security model that is applied to the
How the source files (WAR or exploded directory contents)
are made available to targeted Managed Servers and
Typically, the default values are adequate.
Review the configuration settings you specified, and click
Finish to complete the installation.
Note: If you install an application that follows the
below directory structure and there is no deployment plan in the
/plan directory, WebLogic server automatically
creates a deployment plan for you.
If you chose to immediately go to the deployment's configuration
screen, click the tabs to set additional configuration settings for
the Web application. If you chose to change this information later,
the Administration Console returns you to the Deployments
table, which should now include your newly-installed Web
To activate these changes, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Activate Changes. Not all changes take effect immediately—some require a restart (see Use the Change Center).