This chapter includes the following sections:
Document Scope and Audience
This document describes Oracle WebLogic Server command-line reference features and Java utilities and how to use them to administer Oracle WebLogic Server.
This document is written for system administrators and application developers deploying e-commerce applications using the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE). It is assumed that readers are familiar with Web technologies and the operating system and platform where Oracle WebLogic Server is installed.
Guide to This Document
The document is organized as follows:
This chapter, Introduction and Roadmap describes the scope of this guide and lists related documentation.
Using the Oracle WebLogic Server Java Utilities, describes various Java utilities you can use to manage and troubleshoot an Oracle WebLogic Server domain.
weblogic.Server Command-Line Reference, describes how to start Oracle WebLogic Server instances from a command shell or from a script.
Using Ant Tasks to Configure and Use a WebLogic Server Domain in Developing Applications with Oracle WebLogic Server.
New and Changed Features in This Release
For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.