BEA Product Documentation is Moving to Oracle.com Websites

As part of the decommissioning of bea.com websites to oracle.com websites, edocs.bea.com is going to be shutdown at the end of August 2009.  This means if you have bookmarked or linked to edocs in other places, those links will break.  Metalink Note 876228.1 has the official announcement on the support website.

The new OTN URL for legacy BEA releases is:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/documentation/bea_doc_index.html
The new OTN URL for legacy WLS releases is:
http://www.oracle.com/technology/documentation/weblogic_server.html

My Documentation Tips

In case you forget or misplace these URL’s it’s helpful to know how to navigate there from scratch.  Let me give you a short tour that will at least point you on how to find the older WebLogic Server release documentation.  The documentation for the 11g release of middleware (powered by WebLogic 10.3.1) has a new look and feel compared to edocs.   You can always find the documentation by starting at OTN http://www.oracle.com/technology/.

 

 

 

Personally the way I like to use the documentation is via google search.

I have a keyboard shortcut that allows me to type “wls securing web applications” which then automatically opens a the google search for:

Check out the results, it works pretty well.

http://www.google.com/search?&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&q=site%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fdownload.oracle.com%2Fdocs%2Fcd%2FE12839_01%2F+securing+web+applications

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