11g Release 1 (10.3.3) for IBM: Linux on System z
This chapter describes issues associated with Oracle WebLogic Server installation and configuration. It includes the following topic:
This section describes the issues with WebLogic Server installation and workarounds. It includes the following topics:
When using an Upgrade installer or Smart Update to upgrade an existing WebLogic Server 10.3.x installation to WebLogic Server 10.3.3, if you abort the upgrade before completion, the installation should automatically roll back to the prior installation. This may not always occur, resulting in an unusable installation.
The installer does not verify whether sufficient disk space is available on the machine prior to completing the installation. As a result, if an installation cannot be completed due to insufficient space, the installer displays the following error message and exits:
Fatal error encountered during file installation. The installer will nowcleanup and exit!
If this problem occurs, restart the installer using the following command:
$JAVA_HOME/bin/java -jar wls1033_generic.jar -log=log.out -log_priority=debug
The preceding command generates a log of the installation procedure, providing details about the exact cause of the failure. If the cause is indeed insufficient space, the log file indicates it explicitly.
To install and configure Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.3, perform the following steps:
Download the IBM Java 6 64-bit (SR6 or SR7) from IBM download site.
Install IBM Java 6 on your system.
JAVA_HOME is the java installation path. For example:
Go to Oracle Technology Network.
Download "Oracle WebLogic Server 11g R1 PS2 (10.3.3) - Package Installer" under "Additional Platforms" column.
Note:For important information on downloading Oracle products see Notes 762254.1 and 763603.1 on My Oracle Support.
Oracle WebLogic Server can also be downloaded from Oracle E-Delivery:
Install Oracle WebLogic Server using the instructions in "Starting .jar Installation Programs in Console-Mode" of Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle WebLogic Server. This section describes the process of installing .jar files in different modes.
Download and install the following patches using the Oracle Smart Update tool:
For more information on the Oracle Smart Update tool, refer to the Smart Update Installing Patches and Maintenance Packs Guide.
Note:There is one JACC patch for each subsequent release. Download and install the following patch for installing Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.1:
Download and install the following patch for installing Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.2:
In 188.8.131.52 Release, when JACC (Java Authorization Contract for Containers) enabled Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.3 runs using Sun-specific PrincipalComparator, which is not supported on IBM JDK. It displays the NoClassDefFoundError.
Download and install the following patch using the Oracle Smart Update tool to resolve the issue:
For more information about Oracle Smart Update tool, refer to the "Smart Update Tool":
This section describes documentation errata:
The Search function in the Samples viewer does not work when accessing the Examples documentation by selecting Oracle Weblogic > Weblogic Server > Examples > Documentation from the Windows Start menu.
To search the Sample Applications and Code Examples, you must start the Examples server and navigate to
http://localhost:7001/examplesWebApp/docs/core/index.html. Click Instructions and then Search.
The samples viewer Search function may sometimes return topics that display the Japanese and English versions of some Avitek Medical Records topics simultaneously.
The WebLogic Server 10.3.1 MBean Reference does not document the interfaces to the SAML 2.0 Identity Asserter and SAML 2.0 Credential Mapping provider. Instead, Javadoc for these MBean interfaces is provided in the WebLogic Server 10.3.1 MBean API Reference Guide.
When displaying the WebLogic Server Code Examples web page, the topic "Using Web Services Atomic Transaction" is not listed in the Web Services section of the Table of Contents (under WebLogic Server Examples > Examples > API > Web Services).
To display this topic, enter the following URL in your web browser:
WL_HOME is the WebLogic Server installation directory (the default is
There is a typographical error in the last line of Example 6-3, "Sample manifest.mf File" in Oracle Fusion Middleware Using ActiveCache. The example should be as follows:
Extension-List: active-cache active-cache-Extension-Name: active-cache active-cache-Specification-Version: 1.0 active-cache-Implementation-Version: 1.0
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Oracle WebLogic Server Release Notes, 11g Release 1 (10.3.3) for IBM: Linux on System z
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