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sábado, 10 de mayo de 2014

Oracle Weblogic Administration for Dummies

Weblogic Administration for Dummies
By muthuveerappan-Oracle on May 11, 2014
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If you are looking for a handy guide on weblogic administration - this can help you.

Please Note:
Do it at your own risk.
  • These steps may not be supported by the respective products and/or companies, unless explicitly specified anywhere.
  • All these are for personal use, (tinkering / hacks).
  • Do take backup before venturing into any change.
  • Stop server before any manual change in file system
  • Start server after any manual change in file system

How to find the weblogic console url

  • Go to weblogic installed directory
  • Find setupinfo.txt

How to find t3 adminurl

  • Login to web console a.k.a Admin Console
  • Navigate to - AdminConsole->Server->Configuration->ListenPort
  • Enable and note down the port for use
  • The same info is available @ startscript.xml

How to find ports used by weblogic

  • Find file oms/install/portlist.ini

How to reset / change my weblogic console username , password

  • Find security/
  • Stop WLS
  • modify with plain text values
  • Start WLS

How to start stop (manage) admin , managed servers

  • Go to ./gc_inst/user_projects/domains/YourDomain/bin
  • Look at the list of files *.sh/.cmd/.bat (Executing these files with proper parameters will help you)
  •, ,,,,,,,
  • Explore the below director too 
    • ./wlserver_10.3/common/bin/

How to pass java arguments to weblogic, How to debug weblogic

  • Find for your domain/nodemanager
  • Stop WLS, modify as below, Start WLS.
  • Under "Arguments=", you can append JVM arguments
  • For debugging on port 4410
    • -agentlib:jdwp=transport=dt_socket,server=y,suspend=n,address=4410
  • For enabling ADF logs
    • -Djbo.debugoutput=adflogger -Djbo.adflogger.level=FINE
  • For enabling / disabling production mode
    • -Dweblogic.ProductionModeEnabled=true (or false)

How to use weblogic java commands via command line

  • wlserver_10.3/server/bin/
  • echo $PATH and $CLASSPATH
  • If the above returns empty / blank, set them manually (as echoed by
  • Execute a sample command to check , if it works.,
    • java weblogic.version
    • java weblogic.Deployer

How to start WLST (Weblogic Scripting tool)

To get WLST prompt / shell, follow as mentioned below

  • Execut java weblogic.WLST (refer above on how to set path, classpath for this execution) OR
  • wlserver_10.3/common/bin/

List of important weblogic configuration files

  • oms/install/setupinfo.txt
  • oms/install/portlist.ini
  • security/
  • adrs-instances.xml
  • startscript.xml
  • osb*.url file (other .url files ?)
  • *.prop file
How to set autodeploy for an javaEE applications (automatic deployment , refresh, update of javaEE applications)
Change weblogic from production to development mode .,to autodeploy/refresh javaEE archives.

  • Find
  • set PRODUCTION_MODE="false"
  • Find config.xml
  • Change false
After this.,
    • On development mode a new 'autodeploy' folder is created, check the same.,
    • Find YourDomain\autodeploy
    • copy your applications (folder - exploded war or archive - war/ear), under autodeploy folder
    • staging-mode in config.xml should be 'stage' for autodeployment, weblogic should automatically take care of this.