When you create a domain, you also create an Administration Server, which runs the WebLogic Server Administration Console and distributes configuration changes to other servers in the domain. In a typical production environment, you create one or more Managed Servers in the domain to host business applications and use the Administration Server only to configure and monitor the Managed Servers.
The following describes the steps you can take to manage WebLogic Server instances:
Understand WebLogic Server system administration. More
Monitor server instances. How?
Control server instances. How?
Configure server instances. How?
Configure server templates. How?
For more information on controlling and configuring Oracle WebLogic Server instances, see:
"Using WLST and Node Manager to Manage Servers" in Understanding the WebLogic Scripting Tool
"Using Node Manager to Control Servers" in Administering Node Manager for Oracle WebLogic Server