Failed to Launch Weblogic Server Installer with Error "is not a valid JDK Java Home."

(Doc ID 2416546.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

When installing Weblogic Server on windows with command below,

It fails with error message as following:

2018-06-21 16:59:42,232 critical [1] com.oracle.cie.nextgen.launcher.Launcher - Error: This installer must be executed using a Java Development Kit (JDK)
but C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_162 is not a valid JDK Java Home.
2018-06-21 17:02:41,590 information [1] com.oracle.cie.nextgen.launcher.LogUtils - log location: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\2\OraInstall2018-06-21_04-59-36PM\launcher2018-06-21_04-59-36PM.log。

Cause

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