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Tutorial: How to change the JDK used with Oracle WebCenter R11 ( - (Doc ID 1320695.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document will show how to change the JDK and Domain Start Mode in Oracle WebCenter Portal.

JRockit JDK is very efficient for production use, which gets very fast after some up-time. However, in development environments where you need to do a lot of configuration changes and system restarts, the Oracle JDK is a lot better, as it starts and stops faster. Normally the Oracle JDK is preferred in development or test environments where there are frequent restarts. In this tutorial you will install the Oracle JDK and configure your WebCenter Portal domain to use the Oracle JDK instead of the JRockit JDK.

This document has been tested with WebCenter Portal to releases.
This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter Portal.

For this Tutorial we will show the configuration process for switching from JRockit to Oracle JDK on OEL5 64bit.

A similar process can be used for:


This document is intended for WebCenter Portal Administrators who need to change the JDK used by WebCenter Portal.


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In this Document
 1. Prerequisites
 2. System Information
 3. Checking the Supported JDKs for WebLogic Server
 4. Obtaining the JDK for your platform
 5. Installing Oracle JDK 64 bit
 6. Configuring the WebCenter Portal domain to use the Oracle JDK.

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