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WebLogic Server Certification on Kubernetes

We are pleased to announce the certification of Oracle WebLogic Server on Kubernetes! As part of this certification, we are releasing a sample on GitHub to create an Oracle WebLogic Server 12.2.1.3 domain image running on Kubernetes. We are also publishing a series of blogs that describe in detail the WebLogic Server configuration and feature support as well as best practices.  A video of a WebLogic Server domain running in Kubernetes can be seen at WebLogic Server...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Support | Read More

Customize your ZDT Patching Workflows Using “Hooks”

In the 12.2.1.3.0 release of WebLogic Server, ZDT Patching offers a cool new feature that allows you to extend the logic of your existing patching workflows by adding user-defined scripts that can be “hooked” at predefined locations (known as extension points). These user-defined scripts, known as extensions, are executed in conjunction with the workflow. With the custom hooks feature, you can have your workflow perform any additional task that is specific to a business need...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Support | Read More

Navigating Through Diagnostic Data Options

In this new post I will talk about diagnostic data and more importantly what data and source of data are needed to troubleshoot and resolve some specific common problems. WebLogic Server along with the JVM offers various ways to collect logs, debug traces, diagnostic images, thread dumps, and much more. However, useful data can easily get buried with lots of noise, unneeded data that won't help resolving a particular problem. Performance Issues We will start with performance...

Monday, November 18, 2013 | Support | Read More

Potential Issues With Weblogic Server Lok Files

Certain configuration files's access sometime need to be restricted in order to only allow one Weblogic Server instance or user to access them at any specific time.  Files with .lok extension are created for this purpose.  While browsing your domain directory structure, you might find config.lok under the domain config directory.  This file exists to ensure that config.xml is being updated serially.  Edit.lok's purpose is to ensure that only one user at a timecan edit the...

Thursday, March 14, 2013 | Support | Read More

Troubleshooting Tools Part 1 - VisualVM

A variety of free troubleshooting and debugging tools exist but which ones are really useful when analyzing issues with WebLogic Server?  In this new blog post series, I will talk about some of the best tools that are available, easy to use, free, and very effective in identifying a bunch of issues.  In this first post I will cover VisualVM. VisualVMmost recent version, or 1.3.5, was released on 11/13/2012.  This tool consists of an user-friendly visual interface...

Friday, January 18, 2013 | Support | Read More

Where To Download Old WebLogic/AquaLogic Versions

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Oct 29, 2008: Oracle Support have told me they are pleased to announce that the older versions of BEA products are now available at http://commerce.bea.com. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As many WebLogic savvy folks know Oracle is diligently...

Monday, October 20, 2008 | Support | Read More