Oracle® WebLogic Server

Release Notes

11g Release 1 (10.3.2) for IBM: Linux on System z


February 2010

This chapter describes issues associated with Oracle WebLogic Server installation and configuration. It includes the following topic:

1 Installation Issues and Workarounds

This section describes the issues with WebLogic Server installation and workarounds. It includes the following topics:

1.1 Configuration Wizard Password Does Not Allow Special Characters

Depending on your country local, special characters may not be recognized when trying to input and confirm the password when using the Configuration Wizard.


Copy the problematic characters into the clipboard and paste them into the password fields. For security reasons, do not copy the entire password into the clipboard.

1.2 Installation Fails with Fatal Error

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 wls1032_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.

1.3 Process to Install and Configure WebLogic Server

To install and configure Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.2, perform the following steps:

  1. Download the IBM Java 6 64-bit (SR6) from IBM download site.

  2. Install IBM Java 6 on your system.

  3. Export $JAVA_HOME/bin into PATH where JAVA_HOME is the java installation path. For example:

    export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH
  4. Go to Oracle Technology Network.
  5. Download "Oracle WebLogic Server 11g R1 PS1 (10.3.2) - Package Installer" under "Additional Platforms" column.


    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:
  6. 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.

  7. Download and install the following patches using the Oracle Smart Update tool:

    1. Patch ID: 1MIS Passcode: KTNAX6H1

    2. Patch ID: 8RLQ Passcode: CTH8ERF1

    For more information on the Oracle Smart Update tool, refer to the Smart Update Installing Patches and Maintenance Packs Guide.

2 Documentation Accessibility

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Accessibility of Code Examples in Documentation

Screen readers may not always correctly read the code examples in this document. The conventions for writing code require that closing braces should appear on an otherwise empty line; however, some screen readers may not always read a line of text that consists solely of a bracket or brace.

Accessibility of Links to External Web Sites in Documentation

This documentation may contain links to Web sites of other companies or organizations that Oracle does not own or control. Oracle neither evaluates nor makes any representations regarding the accessibility of these Web sites.

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Access to Oracle Support Services

To reach Oracle Support Services, use a telecommunications relay service (TRS) to call Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. An Oracle Support Services engineer will handle technical issues and provide customer support according to the Oracle service request process. Information about TRS is available at, and a list of phone numbers is available at

Oracle WebLogic Server Release Notes, 11g Release 1 (10.3.2) for IBM: Linux on System z


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