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How To Replicate WebLogic 12c (12.2.1.3.0) Standalone Installation onto Remote Linux Server Without XServer? (Doc ID 2535666.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.2.0 to 12.2.1.3.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of this note is to present an alternative to install and configure Oracle WebLogic Server Standalone (without any FMW component) on a Linux Server where the option to use the graphical user interface (GUI) has been disabled due to security reasons.

The WebLogic Server 12c can be installed in silent mode using a response file. For addition, additional information please read this note.

Guided Resolution: Silent Installations of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c <Document 2107665.1>

and the OUI Installation Guide:

   Fusion Middleware Installing Software with the Oracle Universal Installer
    2 Using the Oracle Universal Installer in Silent Mode
    https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/12213/lcm/OUIRF/GUID-2DBCEBB2-165B-4976-A3B8-9B25C30BAC2B.htm#OUIRF325

    2.1 About Silent Installation
    "Note that silent installation doesn’t include configuration. That is, you can’t configure your product silently using the same silent installation commands and response file.
     Configuration is a separate process, unlike in Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g. Refer to the installation guide for your product for complete information about configuring your product."

It is not possible to run configuration wizard to configure a domain in silent mode. The alternative way is to use WLST readTemplate to create new domain without GUI. However, this document presents another way to replicate the existing installation.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Preliminary step: Installing on the same server
 Use the copyBinary and pasteBinary scripts to clone the ORACLE_HOME directory from the source to the target.
 Use pack/unpack to move the newly created domain from the source to the target.
 Known Issue
References


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