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8.1 Supported Configurations: Sun Solaris 8 on SPARC

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Sun Solaris 8 on SPARC with 8.1 SP6

BEA also supports WebLogic Integration 8.5 SP6 on this configuration.

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.


This section provides the following information:

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Configuration Requirements

Table 1-1 Requirements for 8.1 SP6 on Sun Solaris 8 on SPARC 

Operating System Version and Patches

Solaris 8

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

UltraSPARC (168 MHz)


  • Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.2_11 JavaTM 2 Runtime Environment (32-bit), Standard Edition (build 1.4.2_11) Java HotspotTM Client and Server VMs (build 1.4.2_11, mixed mode) and all later 1.4.2 releases

  • Azul Virtual Machine and later patches

Design and Development Tools

The WebLogic Workshop IDE and WebLogic Integration Format Builder are not supported on Sun Solaris systems. Sun Solaris is supported for the production deployment of applications developed in the WebLogic Workshop IDE, and for remote debugging of applications developed in the WebLogic Workshop IDE. Sun Solaris is also supported for the development and production deployment of WebLogic Server applications developed with other tools.


512 MB required; 1 GB recommended

Performance Pack



Node Manager



BEA jDrivers for Oracle

For this Oracle client version:

The following shared libraries are provided:

Oracle and later patch sets

  • lib/solaris/oci920_8/

  • lib/solaris/oci920_8/



Known Issues

Issues When Using the Azul Virtual Machine

Note: Keep in mind that the BEA WebLogic jDriver has been deprecated in WebLogic Platform 8.1. BEA does not support the use of the WebLogic jDriver with WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6 with the Azul Virtual Machine.

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