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Additional Files are getting created under Applications Folder while deploying an application from WLS 12.2.1 console (Doc ID 2107061.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2023

Applies to:

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


When an application is deployed in WLS 12.2.1 few files are getting created in the application folder.

Example : 

Domain_Home -> </path/to/directory>/
Application_Home -> </path/to/directory>/applications

Application is placed in Application_Home and deployed via WLS 12.2.1 console.

After, deployment additional files are created under "<application_home>" -> META-INF folder -> .WL_internal.

The file sizes are zero. Why do these files get created and what is the use ?



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