This post is for WebLogic Beginners covering What is Weblogic Server, Weblogic Admin Tasks and Tools from our Oracle Weblogic Training (Lesson 2)
What is Weblogic Server?
- WebLogic Server is a Java EE compliant Application Server.
- Application Server is a server on which we deploy the Applications.
- An application server access other services like the database to store the data, sending messages across applications and integrates with external enterprise systems.
- Weblogic Server is used in almost every Oracle Product such as SOA, OBIEE, OAM/OIM, EBS R12, Fusion Applications, OEM 13c etc.
- WebLogic Server has different versions like 11g (10.3.6) and 12c
- Latest WebLogic Server version as of May 2018 is 188.8.131.52
- 12c Version of WebLogic Supports Multi-Tenancy (Mico-Containers aka Partitions)
- Weblogic Server is also supported on Docker Container.
Weblogic Admin Common Tasks:
Some of the common tasks performed by WebLogic Admins are
- Install Weblogic Server,Configure Domain
- Deploy Applications
- Migrate Domains from TEST/DEV to PROD
- Integrate: IDM/LDAP & Third Party Systems
- Troubleshoot Issues
- Performance Tuning
- Monitoring & Management
- High Availability & Disaster Recovery Setup
Weblogic Admin Tools:
Some of the tools used by WebLogic Admins to perform common tasks mentioned above are
- WebLogic Admin Console (GUI)
- Fusion Middleware Control (GUI)
- WebLogic Scripting Tool(Command Line Utility)
- Restful Management Resource
- Configuration Wizard
- Apache ANT
- SNMP Agents
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- What is WebLogic Domain?
- How do you create WebLogic Domain?
- Can multiple domains be created from single WebLogic Installation?
- Can domain span across machines?
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