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8.1 Supported Configurations: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, Datacenter on Itanium

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Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter on Itanium with WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6

Provides full support for WebLogic Server. WebLogic Workshop, WebLogic Integration, and WebLogic Portal are not supported. See below for Design and Development Tools support.


This section provides the following information:

Related Information


Configuration Requirements

Table 1-1 Requirements for 8.1 SP6 on Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter on Itanium

Operating System Version and Patches

Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter and all later service packs (64-bit)

Chip Architecture and Minimum Processor Speed

Itanium (900 MHz)


BEA JRockit 1.4.2_10 R26.3.0-32_CR283061

WebLogic Server 8.1 SP6 supports BEA JRockit 1.4.2_10 R26.3.0-32_CR283061 SDK and all later 1.4.2 releases of JRockit

Design and Development Tools

Supports WebLogic Server development 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 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit

  • server/bin/win64/oci920_8/weblogicoci39.dll

  • server/bin/win64/oci920_8/weblogicoxa39.dll



Known Issues

BEA SmartUpdate cannot be used—The BEA SmartUpdate tool cannot be used to upgrade your WebLogic Platform software from a pre-SP6 version to SP6 on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise on Itanium configuration. Therefore, instead of SmartUpdate use the upgrade installer, if you want to upgrade your existing WebLogic Platform 8.1 software to SP6.

For information about known issues with this release, see the BEA WebLogic Server Release Notes:


WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6 Installation Instructions

To install WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6 on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, Data Center on Itanium:

  1. Go to the BEA download site:

  3. Click on "BEA WebLogic" link which takes you to the "BEA WebLogic Product Family" page, then click on "BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1 SP6".
  4. From the list of OS Platforms, select Microsoft Windows Itanium (2003, Itanium).
  5. Download the platform816_win64.exe package installer.
  6. Install WebLogic Platform following the instructions provided in the Starting Graphical-Mode Installation for .bin Installation Files section of Installing WebLogic Platform:

For more information on installing WebLogic Platform or WebLogic Server, refer to Installing WebLogic Platform.


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