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8.1 Supported Configurations: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter on x86

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Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter on x86 with WebLogic Platform 8.1

Provides full support for all WebLogic Platform run-time components and Design/Development Tools.


Note: WebLogic Platform 8.1 includes WebLogic Server 8.1 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 6-1 Requirements for WebLogic Platform 8.1 on Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter on x86 

Operating System Version and Patches

Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, or Windows 2000 Datacenter Service Pack 2 (32-bit)

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

Xeon, Pentium II or higher, x86, and compatible chip architectures (400 MHz)


WebLogic JRockit 8.1 SP1 (J2SE 1.4.1)

WebLogic Platform 8.1 supports WebLogic JRockit 8.1 SP1 (J2SE 1.4.1) and all later 1.4.1 releases of JRockit.

Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_03

  • WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP1 supports Sun Java 2 SDK 1.4.1_03 and all later service packs of 1.4.1.

  • Supports the Java HotSpotTM Client and Server VMs

Design and Development Tools

The WebLogic Integration Format Builder and WebLogic Workshop IDE, with extensions for WebLogic Integration and WebLogic Portal are supported on Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Advanced Server, and Windows 2000 Datacenter. These systems support the production deployment of applications developed in the WebLogic Workshop IDE, and the development and production deployment of WebLogic Server applications developed with other tools. Servers started from the WebLogic Workshop IDE can be configured to use either the WebLogic JRockit SDK or the Sun Java 2 SDK.


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:


  • server/bin/oci817_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci817_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll


  • server/bin/oci901_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci901_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll


  • server/bin/oci920_8/libweblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/oci920_8/libweblogicoxa39.dll



Known Issues



JVM Heap Size Limitation

Although the JVM allows you to set heap size to values exceeding 2 GB, memory fragmentation and other Windows memory requirements typically limit the maximum contiguous address space available for Java applications to approximately 1.4 - 1.6 GB. For more information, see "Memory Support and Windows Operating Systems" at:


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 8.1, see:


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