1 Introduction

This chapter introduces Oracle Fusion Middleware Release Notes for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (

This chapter includes the following sections:

Latest Release Information

This document is accurate at the time of publication. Oracle will update the release notes periodically after the software release. You can access the latest information and additions to these release notes on the Oracle Help Center at: http://docs.oracle.com

Purpose of This Document

This document contains the release information for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c ( It describes differences between the software and its documented functionality.

Oracle recommends that you review its contents before installing or working with the product.

System Requirements and Specifications

Oracle WebLogic Server installation and configuration do not complete successfully unless the hardware and software pre-requisite requirements are met before installation.

See System Requirements and Specifications.

To install and configure the WebLogic Server MT distribution, see Installing Oracle WebLogic Server and Coherence for WebLogic Server MT.

Certification Information

For the latest information on supported configurations and certifications, see Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations page on Oracle Technology Network.

Product Documentation

For complete documentation on Oracle WebLogic Server, go to http://docs.oracle.com/middleware/12214/wls.

Oracle Support

Oracle customers that have purchased support have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support at https://support.oracle.com.

Licensing Information

For the latest information on Oracle Fusion Middleware Licensing, see Licensing Information User Manual.

Detailed information regarding license compliance for Oracle Fusion Middleware is available at:


New Features in This Release

For information about new features in this release, see What’s New in This Release.

Deprecated Features

For deprecated features, see Deprecated Features.