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Steps to Configure WebLogic Connection Filters (Doc ID 1508748.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2024

Applies to:

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


Connection Filters allow one to deny access to UNWANTED Connections at the network level. Connection Filters can be used to protect server resources on individual servers, server clusters, or an entire internal network or Intranet. Connection filters are particularly useful when using the Administration port. Depending on the network firewall configuration, it may be possible to use a connection filter to further restrict administration access. A typical use might be to restrict access to the Administration port to only the servers and machines in the domain.

WebLogic Server provides a default connection filter called This default connection filter accepts all incoming connections except the ones defined in the Administration Console as a Connection filter rule. Custom connection filters may be written  by implementing the classes in the package. This post will demonstrate the steps to configure WebLogic Connection Filters.


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