What's the purpose of WebLogic Server (WLS) temporary directories such as _wl_temp_app_downloads (Doc ID 1314787.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 10.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 7-Oct-2013***

Goal

Some temporary directories such as '_WL_TEMP_APP_DOWNLOADS' and '.appmergegen_*' are being created under $WL_DOMAIN/servers/AdminServer/tmp. What is their role? They could take up lots of space. Can they be deleted manually?

Solution

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