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 about Oracle Smart Update tool, refer to the Smart Update Installing Patches and Maintenance Packs Guide.
In 220.127.116.11 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":
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