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Redeploy Using File Upload Feature it is not Allowing to Change Upload Directory in WebLogic (Doc ID 2689603.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


This is regarding the upload files feature of wls-console deployment page, to upload war,ear files located in the workstation not in the host where weblogic runs.

After upgrading WebLogic Server from to and during re-deploy,  the upload feature of the wls console does not allow to change default location to save the war file, that is AdminServer/upload/warfile.war/app/warfile.war.
In WebLogic it allowed to specify the new location to upload the war file, for example directly into AdminServer/upload/warfile.war.


1. Have a war file, deploy it via wl-console.
2. The war file is not stored in the host file system where weblogic server is running but on client workstation of wl-console user (normally windows client).
3. Select Deployments> Install.
4. Select the link on the text "Upload your file(s)".
5. Select the file to upload.
6. Continue deploying as usual.



 Upon redeployment.

7. Select the application.
8. And click "update".
9. On the page displayed, on the field Source,   select "change path".
10. Get another page, where  {PATH}/AdminServer/upload can be written on the "Source" field, and then also select the link  "Upload your file(s)".
11. On, after step 10,  the selected file to upload will be found in AdminServer/upload/mywar.war.
12. On the selected file to upload will be found in AdminServer/upload/mywar.war/app/mywar.war, so ignoring the "change path" selection on step 9.



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