This document describes how to use the WebLogic installation program on Windows and UNIX platforms.
This document is intended for system administrators or application developers who are installing WebLogic Server. It is assumed that readers are familiar with Web technologies and have a general understanding of Windows and UNIX platforms.
The document is organized as follows:
Chapter 1, "Installation Overview," lists the products that can be installed with the WebLogic Server installer, and describes the high-level tasks that are required for installation.
Chapter 2, "Preparing for Installation," describes the basic information you must know before installing your software.
Chapter 3, "Running the Installation Program in Graphical Mode," describes how to install your software on Windows and UNIX platforms, using a Java-based graphical user interface (GUI).
Chapter 4, "Running the Installation Program in Console Mode," discusses how to install your software on Windows and UNIX platforms, using a text-based interface.
Chapter 5, "Running the Installation Program in Silent Mode," describes how to install your software, without user intervention by using an XML properties file to specify the installation options.
Chapter 6, "Post-Installation Information," provides information about post-installation tasks.
Chapter 7, "Uninstalling the Software," provides procedures for uninstalling your software in graphical, console, and silent modes.
Appendix A, "Oracle WebLogic Server Installation Screens," describes each of the WebLogic Server installation program screens.
Appendix B, "Development-Only Installation," provides information about the WebLogic Server installer that is used only for development purposes.
Appendix C, "WebLogic Server Installers," lists and briefly describes the available WebLogic Server installers.
Appendix D, "Using WebLogic Server with JDK 7," explains how to download and install Java SE Development Kit (JDK) 7, and also gives some important usage notes.
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