1 Introduction and Roadmap

This chapter describes the contents and organization of this guide—Administering Node Manager for Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Document Scope and Audience

This document describes how to configure and use Node Manager to control and manage server instances within a WebLogic Server environment.

This document is a resource for system administrators and operators responsible for using Node Manager. It is relevant to all phases of a software project, from development through test and production phases.

It is assumed that the reader is familiar with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) and Web technologies, object-oriented programming techniques, and the Java programming language.

Guide to This Document

The document is organized as follows:

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.