If you have not already done so, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Lock & Edit (see Use the Change Center).
The Machines table displays in the right pane showing all the
machines defined in the domain.
Configure a New Machine link (or, if you are
configuring a UNIX machine, click the Configure a New Unix
A dialog displays in the right pane showing the tabs associated
with the new machine.
Enter a name
for the new machine in the Name attribute
This name is used to identify the machine within the WebLogic
Server domain; it does not have to correspond to the machine's
name must be unique in relation to all other configurable resources
in the domain.
If you are
creating a UNIX machine and you want to bind the processes under which
WebLogic Server instances run to a user ID or group ID, do any of the
To bind the
server processes to a user ID, select Enable Post-Bind
UID and enter the user ID in the Post-Bind
To bind the
server processes to a group ID, select Enable Post-Bind
GID and enter the group ID in the Post-Bind
Create to create a machine instance with the
name you specified.
The new instance is added to the Machines
node in the left pane.
Node Manager tab to define the Node Manager
connection and authentication attributes for the machine.
Enter the DNS name or IP address upon which Node Manager listens
in the Listen Address box.
If you identify the Listen Address by IP address, you must
disable Host Name Verification on Administration Servers that will
access Node Manager. For more information and instructions, see
Hostname Verification" in Managing WebLogic Security.
Click Apply to apply your changes.
Servers tab to identify which Managed Servers
reside on this machine. To assign an existing server to this machine,
select the server name in the Available column,
and click the appropriate arrow to move the server to the
Apply to apply your changes.
To activate these changes, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Activate Changes. Not all changes take effect immediately—some require a restart (see Use the Change Center).
The new machine entry now specifies the attributes required to
connect to the Node Manager process running on the machine, as well as
identify which WebLogic Server instances reside on the machine.