WebLogic not reading boot.properties
By James Taylor on May 18, 2010
In previous versions of WebLogic the boot.properties file was loaded in the $MW_HOME/user_projects/domains/[domain] directory. During startup WebLogic would check its existance, if it was there it would checks its credentials. If correct the administrator would not be prompted for a username and password.
This location has now become unsupported and the default location has changed to
In most instances you will need to create the security directory
If you want to specify a custom directory add the following to the startup scripts for the server.
create a boot.properties file using the following entry