You can add product component functionality, or additional applications and services to an existing domain by extending it using the Configuration Wizard. For example, if you created a base WebLogic Server domain and you want to add the Avitek Medical Records Examples functionality, you must extend the domain by using the
The Configuration Wizard simplifies the task of extending an existing domain by using extension templates. For more information about domain templates, see Domain Template Reference.
The following topics describe the steps required to extend an existing domain by using the Configuration Wizard:
|Note:||You cannot extend an active domain by using the Configuration Wizard. Before you proceed with extending a domain, make sure that the servers in the domain are not running.|
The Welcome window of the Configuration Wizard prompts you to choose whether you want to create a new domain or extend an existing domain by adding product component functionality, applications and services.
Select Extend an existing WebLogic domain and click Next.
The Select a WebLogic Domain Directory window prompts you to select the existing domain that you want to update with additional applications or services.
The Select Extension Source window prompts you to select the source from which to extend your domain. You can select products to add to your domain, or extend your domain by using an existing extension template.
The Customize JDBC and JMS File Store Settings window lets you modify existing JDBC and JMS file store settings. If you choose not to customize any JDBC or JMS settings by accepting the default (No), you proceed directly to extending the domain.
For information about customizing JDBC data sources and JMS file stores, see Configure JDBC Data Sources and Configure JMS File Stores.
The Extend WebLogic Domain window displays the name and location for your domain.
If the domain contains an applications directory and the domain extension does not contain application files, the location for that directory is also displayed.
The Creating Domain window displays status messages during the domain extension process. The Configuration Wizard updates the
config.xml file and other application-specific components in the domain directory, as defined by the domain template. When the process is complete, the updated domain is ready for use.