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Unable to deploy shared libraries using weblogic.Deployer command with attributes -targets [CLUSTER] and -name [no_value] (Doc ID 2096526.1)

Last updated on JUNE 12, 2023

Applies to:

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


After upgrading to WLS 12.1.3, unable to deploy shared libraries using weblogic.Deployer command with attributes -targets [CLUSTER] and -name [no_value] 

i.e This issue is seen only while deploying the application to a cluster and when no value is specified for "-name" attribute.

Note :

- This issue is NOT seen while deploying the application to a DefaultServer. 

- "-name" attribute should contain a deployment name for the deployed application.

If you do not specify this attribute, WebLogic Server assigns a deployment name to the application, based on its archive file or exploded directory.

Link :


Command :

weblogic.Deployer -remote -verbose -upload -noexit -name -source [...BusinessProcessModelLib.war] -targets [CLUSTER] -adminurl t3://[...]:7001 -userconfigfile [userconfig] -userkeyfile [userkey] -deploy -library


Following errors are seen :



This issue is seen after upgrading from WLS 12.1.2 to WLS 12.1.3.

In WLS 12.1.2 "-name" picks the name from application's manifest file (when no value is specified for "-name").


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