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Installing WebLogic Server on Ubuntu and JRockit 64 bits

Installing WebLogic Server on Ubuntu and JRockit 64 bits. This installation will later be used to install Oracle Service Bus.

Download the WebLogic Server installation files from OTN or E-Delivery.

Make sure the JAVA_HOME refers to the proper Java installation:

$ JAVA_HOME=/oracle/jrockit-jdk1.6.0_24 export JAVA_HOME
$ PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH; export PATH

Check that the proper Java version will be used:

$ java -version
Oracle JRockit(R) (build R28.1.3-11-141760-1.6.0_24-20110301-1432-linux-x86_64, compiled mode)

If you are installing WebLogic Server on a 64-bit platform using a .jar installation program use the downloaded wlsversionnumber_generic.jar . Start the installation using the following command. Include the -d64 flag in the installation command when using a 32/64-bit hybrid JDK.

$ java -d64 -jar wls1035_generic.jar
  • Welcome screen – Click Next
  • Choose Middleware Home Directory – Create a new Middleware Home and enter the directory of your choice
  • Register for Security Updates
  • Choose Install Type – Choose Custom to be able to select the JDK of choice
  • Choose Products and Components – No changes needed
  • JDK Selection – Pick the JRockit JDK previously installed
  • Choose Product Installation Directories – No changes needed
  • Confirm Product Installation Directories
  • Installer is running
  • Installation complete

An overview of the WebLogic Server installation screen can be viewed in the gallery:


Installing JRockit on Ubuntu

This post will show you how to install JRockit on Ubuntu 11.04. In later posts this will be used to run both WebLogic Server and Oracle Service Bus (OSB).

First download the installer from the JRockit download page. Make sure that the .bin file is executable. You can use chmod +x filename to make the file executable.

The installation guide for JRockit can be obtained from the JRockit Documentation page.

  • Start the installer: ./jrockit-jdk1.6.0_24-R28.1.3-4.0.1-linux-x64.bin from the directory you download it or copied it to. Extracting can take some time.
  • Click Next on the Welcome screen.
  • Choose the product installation directory eg /oracle/jrockit-jdk1.6.0_24 and click Next
  • Check optional components if you need them and click Next
  • Watch the progress bar 😉
  • The installation is complete so press Done.

The screenshots of the installation process are in this gallery: