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WebLogic (WLS) Support Pattern: Licensing (Doc ID 1221054.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 6.1 to 8.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Problem Description

This document helps customers to understand more about WebLogic licenses. It looks at some of the different meanings covered in license components. It covers the different licensing errors and the quick possible solutions, available to customers, that will resolve their licensing issues (thereby increasing customer independence).

Please note that Oracle has different policies around licensing than were used by BEA. Please see Primary Note on WebLogic Server (WLS) Licensing and License Files <Note 1076283.1> for updated information on licensing now that WebLogic Server is part of Oracle.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
 Problem Description
Troubleshooting Steps
 About WebLogic Licenses
 Understanding your license components
 Verify/check your license information
 Frequently Encountered License Problems and Possible Causes and Solutions
 License not found/Missing error
 Incorrect IP address error
 Problem Troubleshooting
 Irregular License Format
 Expired License
 Limitation on the number of connections
 Updating your license file
 SSL certificates expiring confused with Licensing Issues
 Known Issues
 Need further help?
References

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