Oracle Weblogic 12c Installation Guide on Linux Environment

Oracle Weblogic hold number one position in application server with more than 33% market shares.

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I received many feedbacks on writing about Oracle Weblogic application server, so here you go.

In this article, I will explain how to download and install Oracle Weblogic Server 12c on Linux environment.

Downloading Oracle Weblogic 12c

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/weblogic/downloads/wls-main-097127.html
http://download.oracle.com/otn/nt/middleware/12c/1221/fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick_Disk1_1of1.zip
[[email protected]]# unzip fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick_Disk1_1of1.zip  Archive: fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick_Disk1_1of1.zip  inflating: fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick.jar  inflating: README.txt              [[email protected]]#

You will get following new file

fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick.jar

Installing Oracle Weblogic 12c

To install Weblogic application server, you must have Java on your server. If you don’t, then you can download it from the following URL.

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html
rpm –ivh $downloaded_java.rpm

Let’s get the installation started…

[[email protected]]$ java -jar fmw_12.2.1.0.0_wls_quick.jar  Launcher log file is /tmp/OraInstall2016-05-02_02-22-42AM/launcher2016-05-02_02-22-42AM.log.  Extracting files....  Starting Oracle Universal Installer  Checking if CPU speed is above 300 MHz.   Actual 2693.984 MHz   Passed  Checking swap space: must be greater than 512 MB.   Actual 5903 MB   Passed  Checking if this platform requires a 64-bit JVM.   Actual 64   Passed (64-bit not required)  Checking temp space: must be greater than 300 MB.   Actual 49250 MB   Passed  Preparing to launch the Oracle Universal Installer from /tmp/OraInstall2016-05-02_02-22-42AM  Log: /tmp/OraInstall2016-05-02_02-22-42AM/install2016-05-02_02-22-42AM.log  *****************************************************  Distribution Name : Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c WebLogic and Coherence Developer  Distribution Version : 12.2.1.0.0  Oracle Inventory : /home/chandan/oraInventory  Oracle Home : /home/chandan/Downloads/wls12210  Java Home : /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_91  Note: Oracle Home not supplied (defaulted to <present working dir>/wls12210)  *****************************************************  Copyright (c) 1996, 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.  Skipping Software Updates  Starting check : CertifiedVersions  Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Not executed <<<<  Warning: Check:CertifiedVersions completed with warnings.  Starting check : CheckJDKVersion  Expected result: 1.8.0_51  Actual Result: 1.8.0_91  Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Passed  CheckJDKVersion Check: Success.  Validations are enabled for this session.  Verifying data  Copying Files  Percent Complete : 10  Percent Complete : 20  Percent Complete : 30  Percent Complete : 40  Percent Complete : 50  Percent Complete : 60  Percent Complete : 70  Percent Complete : 80  Percent Complete : 90  Percent Complete : 100  The installation of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c WebLogic and Coherence Developer 12.2.1.0.0 completed successfully.  Logs successfully copied to /home/chandan/Downloads/wls12210/cfgtoollogs/oui.  [[email protected]]$

It will take few minutes to install based on server resources. So you see installation is quite straightforward and hope this helps you.

Next, you may want to check out this Oracle WebLogic administration course to learn more.