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WebLogic Server 12.1.2 Generic Install Jar File Fails To Recognize Console Install Mode (Doc ID 1577869.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2018

Applies to:

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


The generic installer for WebLogic Server 12.1.2 does not recognize the -mode=console parameter and tries to launch an X11 client, which fails:

java -jar wls_121200.jar -mode=console
Extracting files........
Starting Oracle Universal Installer

Checking if CPU speed is above 300 MHz. Actual 2194.758 MHz Passed
Checking monitor: must be configured to display at least 256 colors. DISPLAY environment variable not set. Failed <<<<
Checking swap space: must be greater than 512 MB. Actual 2097148 MB Passed

How do I install WLS 12.1.2 in console mode?


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