This document describes how to install and configure Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence.
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, "Planning Your Oracle WebLogic Server Installation," lists the products that are included with the WebLogic Server and Coherence distribution, and describes the high-level tasks and basic information that you should know prior to installing your software.
Chapter 2, "Installing the Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence Software," describes how to install your software on Windows and UNIX platforms, using a Java-based graphical user interface (GUI).
Chapter 3, "Creating and Configuring a WebLogic Domain" describes how to create and configure your WebLogic Server domain using the configuration wizard.
Chapter 4, "Next Steps After Configuring a WebLogic Server Domain," provides information about post-installation tasks.
Chapter 5, "Deinstalling Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence," provides procedures for deinstalling your software in graphical, console, and silent modes.
Appendix A, "Understanding the WebLogic Server and Coherence Distribution" lists the products and feature sets included in the Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence distribution.
Appendix B, "Understanding the Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence Directory Structure" provides a description of the directory structure created on your system as a result of this installation.
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Upgrading Oracle WebLogic Server
If you are upgrading your Oracle WebLogic Server installation from an earlier version (for example from a 10.x release in 11g to a 12c release), this document explains how to upgrade the entire WebLogic Server environment, including applications, the WebLogic domains in which they are deployed, and any application data associated with the domain. This may include external resources, such as database servers, firewalls, load balancers, and LDAP servers.
Oracle WebLogic Server is also available as part of the Oracle Fusion Middleware Infrastructure distribution. Refer to this book if you want to install Oracle WebLogic Server with Infrastructure capabilities.
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