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7.0 Supported Configurations: Sun Solaris 7 on SPARC

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Sun Solaris 7 on SPARC with 7.0 SP5

Provides full support for WebLogic Server and run-time support for WebLogic Workshop, WebLogic Integration, and WebLogic Portal. See below for Design and Development Tools support.


Note: On December 31, 2005, BEA will end support for WebLogic Platform 7.0 on Solaris 7 configurations. BEA recommends that all customers currently running WebLogic Platform 7.0 on Solaris 7 upgrade to a version of Solaris for which support will be continued.

This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 2-1 Requirements for 7.0 SP5 on Sun Solaris 7 on SPARC 

Operating System Version and Patches

Solaris 7

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

UltraSPARC (168 MHz)



Sun Java 2 SDK 1.3.1_10 (32 bit) and all later service packs of 1.3.1

  • Supports the Java HotSpotTM Client and Server VMs.

  • WebLogic Integration and WebLogic Portal are configured to use the Sun Java 2 SDK 1.3.1_10 with the Java HotSpot Server VM. For details, see "Using the HotSpot Virtual Machine" in "Performance Tuning" in "System Administration" in the WebLogic Portal Administration Guide at the following URL:


Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.2_03 (32 bit) with Java HotSpotTM Client VM and all later service packs of 1.4.2

  • Supported only for WebLogic Server clients and the WebLogic Workshop IDE. Can be used to run WebLogic Server RMI or Web Services clients that remotely connect to a server running in a separate VM.

  • It is not supported by WebLogic Portal or WebLogic Integration clients and development tools. Is is also not supported by running server instances of WebLogic Server or other WebLogic Platform components.

Design and Development Tools

Supports WebLogic Server development tools.

For more information about WebLogic Platform design and development tools support, see Supported Configurations for Design and Development Tools in Version 7.0 SP5 in Supported Configurations for WebLogic Platform 7.0.


512 MB required; 1 GB recommended

Disk Space

For any components of WebLogic Platform or for the full WebLogic Platform product, see Disk Space Requirements.

Performance Pack


Node Manager


BEA jDrivers for Oracle

For this Oracle client version:

The following shared libraries are provided:

Oracle 8.1.7

  • lib/solaris/oci817_8/

  • lib/solaris/oci817_8/

Oracle 9.0.1

  • lib/solaris/oci901_8/

  • lib/solaris/oci901_8/

Oracle 9.2.0

  • lib/solaris/oci920_8/

  • lib/solaris/oci920_8/



Known Issues

For more information about known issues with any components of this release, see the appropriate Release Notes document. For a complete list of Release Notes supporting WebLogic Platform 7.0, see:


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