13Manage an Application Server and Related Components

Manage a WebLogic Server Instance

Start, Stop, or Restart the WebLogic Server

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To start, stop, and restart an Oracle WebLogic Server, first select the server using the check box and then click the appropriate button.

  • Started

    If the status is Started, you can select one or more application servers using the check box and then click the Stop button to stop the WebSphere Application Server.

  • Stopped

    If the status is Stopped, you can select one or more application servers using the check box and then click the Start or Restart button to start or restart the WebSphere Application Server.

Instance Properties

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When you select an Oracle WebLogic Server Managed Instance, the top right portion of the page contains an Instance Properties area that includes these fields:

  • Instance Name

    Identifies the name assigned to the managed instance at the time it was created or registered.

    In this example, the Instance Name is: NEWAdmin.

  • Oracle WebLogic Home

    Displays the complete path to the Oracle Home where this Oracle WebLogic Server instance was installed. In this example, the Oracle Home is:

    In this example, the Oracle Home is /u01/Middleware2.

    Tip: You can determine the complete path to your Oracle Home by issuing the pwd command from the root directory where your Oracle WebLogic Server is installed.
  • Oracle WebLogic Administrative User

    Displays the administrator user credential that you specified when creating the domain and is used by Server Manager to perform administrative tasks on the Oracle WebLogic Server instance. By definition, all servers in the same domain have the same administrative user and password.

    This section includes a Save button that enables you to change your administrative user name.

  • Oracle WebLogic Administrative Password

    Displays the administrator password credential that you specified when creating the domain and is used by Server Manager to perform administrative tasks on the Oracle WebLogic Server instance. By definition, all servers in the same domain have the same administrative user and password.

    This section includes a Save button that enables you to change your administrative user password.

Start, Stop, or Restart the WebSphere Application Server

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When you click on the Managed Instance for your installed WebSphere Application Server, you can view the status of the installed applications servers in the Application Servers column of the grid.

  • Started

    If the status is Started, you can select one or more application servers using the check box and then click the Stop button to stop the WebSphere Application Server.

  • Stopped

    If the status is Stopped, you can select one or more application servers using the check box and then click the Start or Restart button to start or restart the WebSphere Application Server.

Start, Stop, or Restart a WebSphere Application Server

When you select a WebSphere Application Server the Profiles and Servers section allows you to select a profile from a list that to start, stop, or restart a selected application server.

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Grid Items for Profiles and Servers

The Profiles and Servers section of the page includes these grid items:

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  • Profile Name

    These are clickable links to existing profiles in the WebSphere environment. These profiles can only be created using the WebSphere administration tool.

  • Profile Path

    Displays the path to the WebSphere profile.

  • Cell Name

    Displays the name of the cell within the WebSphere profile.

  • Node Name

    Displays the name of the node within the WebSphere cell.

  • Application Servers

    Lists all applications servers associated with each profile. The status of the application servers is also shown. If the status is Running, the display includes a clickable link to the application server.

  • Related Managed Instances

    Lists clickable links to EnterpriseOne servers that are deployed for this profile on this WebSphere application server.

Start, Stop, or Restart a J2EE Server

To start, stop, or restart a J2EE Server:

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  1. Select the existing Managed Instance for a running WebSphere Application Server with which you wish to start, stop, or restart J2EE Server.

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  2. In the Profiles and Servers section of the page, click the Profile Name that contains the J2EE Server that you want to start, stop, or restart.

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  3. Click the Start, Stop, or Restart button as appropriate.

    Tip: The Server Manager displays a progress monitor indicating that the Start operation is in progress and will continue even if you close the browser. After the progress monitor is no longer displayed, you can refresh the Management Console page to verify that the J2EE Server is in the expected state.

Available Log Files

For information on log files for Managed Instances, refer to the chapter entitled: Available Log Files.