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  • Oracle WebLogic Server – Startup/Shutdown

    Posted by "" in "weblogic" on 2008-08-03

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    Next step after WEbLogic Installation and Domain Creation here Domain Creation is to know about startup/shutdown in WebLogic Server.
        Before starting services in Oracle WebLogic, ensure that you are familiar with Domain, Administration & Managed Server

    There are multiple ways to start WebLogic Server(listed below). This post covers WebLogic Startup/Shutdown  using scripts.  Start WebLogic using Node Manager, WLST (WebLogic Scripting Tool) or other tools coming soon …

                            There are two type of WebLogic Server instance in a domain, Administration Server and Managed Server.

    You can start Managed Server without Administration Server with exception for first time. If you are starting Managed Server for first time]then Administration Server should be Up. Managed Server can cache config files locally(in its local config directory) and later Managed Server can start on its own.
    To start Managed Server using script, supply Admin Server protocol, Server Name and Listen Port(check startup command for more information).
    If startup mode of domain is “production” then startup will prompt you for username & password to start services (You can create define username/password in boot.properties file. Coming soon !!!).
    If you create domain and startup mode is “development” then startup will not prompt for username/password as username password are stored in boot identity file in security directory of Domain at BEA_HOME / user_projects / domains / <domainName> / servers/ <serverName>/ security / boot.properties

    Ways to start Administration Serverin Oracle WebLogic

    1.Using startup script
    2. From Windows Start Menu (windows only)
    3. Using “java weblogic.Server” command
    4. Using WLST (WebLogic Scripting Tool) and Node Manager
    5. Using WLST without Node Manager


    Ways to start Managed Serverin Oracle WebLogic 

    1.Using startup script
    2. Using Administration Console
    3. Using WLST and Node Manager
    4. Using “java weblogic.Server” command


    1. Starting Administration Server (startWebLogic.cmd or .sh)
    2. Starting Managed Server (startManagedWebLogic.sh or .cmd)

    A. To Start WebLogic Administration Server Instance

    Go to domain for which you wish to start Administration Server

    cd $BEA_HOME/user_projects/domains/<domain_name>/bin

    startWebLogic.cmd (for Windows)
    startWebLogic.sh (for Unix)

    confirm that WebLogic Adminstration Server started properly by looking at message “Service started RUNNING mode“. Log file in below picture shows that AdminSever is listening on Port 7001 and all IP addresses on specific machine.

    start WebLogic

    Startup/Shutdown Log file can be found at $BEA_HOME/ user_projects/ domains/ <domain_name> /servers/<ServerName> /logs / <ServerName>.log


    B. Start Managed Server Instance
    If you created Managed Server while creating domain then you can start Managed Server using startManagedWebLogic command


    startManagedWebLogic.cmd <managed_server_name> <admin_url> (for Windows)
    startManagedWebLogic.sh  <managed_server_name> <admin_url> (for Unix)

    I created Managed Server MS1 with Admin Port as 7003
    startManagedWebLogic.cmd ms1 http://localhost:7003 (Windows)



    Oracle Documentation for Startup / Shutdown


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    77 Responses to “Oracle WebLogic Server – Startup/Shutdown”

    1. AK says:

      Any information on integrating weblogic server and oracle databases

    2. AK says:

      Any information on integrating weblogic server and oracle databases


    3. parkit23 says:

      What is url for the access of managed server

    4. Atul Kumar says:

      You manage managed server via administration (admin) console.

      To access application deployed on managed server use port defined for managed server (If no proxy server is in front)

    5. Mahesh says:

      Hi Atul,

      I am new to all this stuff. I am uploading some html files and javascripts to the peoplesoft’s weblogic server. For the first time it’s working fine. But if I overwrite my updated code with the same file name using secure fx. It’s giving HTTP server error. Can I know what’s the reason. Do we need to restart weblogic server after uploading.

      Thanks in Advance,


    6. […] Managed Server Instances from remote location (There are other ways as well to start/stop Weblogic check here – Node Manager is optional […]

    7. Gani says:

      Hi Atul,

      The way of explaintion is very nice and easy to understand the basic concepts.

      Planning to do certification, can you provide details(content which we need to prepare) or link


    8. Samy says:

      I try to install a manager server on weblogic 10.3. When i execute the
      command line startManagedServer myMngSrv http://localhost:7003 a
      security exception is throwed. Here is the log :
      em;C:\Subversion\bin;C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin;C:\Program Files\MySQL
      \MySQL Server 4.1\bin;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Too
      * To start WebLogic Server, use a username and *
      * password assigned to an admin-level user. For *
      * server administration, use the WebLogic Server *
      * console at http:\\hostname:port\console *
      starting weblogic with Java version:
      Starting WLS with line:
      C:\bea\JDK160~1\bin\java -client -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:C
      ompileThreshold=8000 -XX:PermSize=48m -XX:MaxPermSize=12
      8m -Dweblogic.security.SSL.trustedCAKeyStore=”C:\bea\wlserver_10.3\server
      \lib\cacerts” -Xverify:none -da -Dplatform.home=C:\bea\WLSERV
      ~1.3 -Dwls.home=C:\bea\WLSERV~1.3\server -Dweblogic.home=C:\bea\WLSE
      RV~1.3\server -Dweblogic.management.discover=false -Dweblogic
      \.management.server=http://localhost:7003 -Dwlw.iterativeD
      ev=false -Dwlw.testConsole=false -Dwlw.logErrorsToConsole= -Dw
      asspath -Dweblogic.Name=ordmngsrv -Djava.security.policy=C:\bea\W
      LSERV~1.3\server\lib\weblogic.policy weblogic.Server

      Enter username to boot WebLogic server:Enter password to boot WebLogic server:


      Can youi help me please ?

    9. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Samy,
      What is your Administration Server port ?

      If you are starting Managed Server for first time then you need to start first Administration server (only for first time)

      What user names you configured at time of domain creation ?

    10. jay says:

      Hi Atul,

      i tried to start managed server using admin console.
      its giving some error like,

      The server ManagedServer_1 does not have a machine associated with it.
      All of the servers selected are currently in a state which is incompatible with this operation or are not associated with a running Node Manager. No action will be performed.

      Can you suggest, what can be the problem?


    11. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Jay, In order to start/stop Managed Server from console, you first need to configure/start node manager then define machine (in console) and finally associate manager server with machine.

      You can use command line tool $DOMAIN_NAME/bin startManagedWebLogic.[sh|cmd]


    12. kamit76 says:

      Hi Atul,

      I am not able to connect weblogic server console after successfully installing the same. The base_domain has also been created successfully. Here is the log of starting web logic server…

      But the URL http://:7001/console is not responding.

      It will be really helpful if you can guide me in troubleshooting this problem.


    13. kamit76 says:

      Copying the log of weblogic server startup……

      Also the URL is https://myhostname.com:7001/console

    14. kamit76 says:

      the admin server startup logis copied again..

    15. kamit76 says:

      The URL I m using is https://myhostname:7001/console. Sorry for the typo…… Amit

    16. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Kamit ,
      Check logs at $INSTALL_BASE/ user_projects/ domains/ base_domain/ servers/ AdminServer/ logs

      Are you using https or http ?

      Default it listen on http with port 7001

    17. kamit says:

      1. I checked the log at $INSTALL_BASE/ user_projects/ domains/ base_domain/ servers/ AdminServer/ logs and it shows that the server started in RUNNING mode

      2. I tried with both options https and http. None of them worked.

      3. Can you let me know how how can I default it listen on http with port 7001? I guess when I created a base domain using quickStart, it did automatically.

      Can you also let me know how to check if host adminport (7001) is available and listening?

    18. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Kamit,

      How to check default port and protocol on which weblogic Administration server is listening ?

      I am assuming that domain name you selected during installation is base_domain so

      $INSTALL_BASE/ user_projects/ domains/ base_domain/ servers/ AdminServer/ base_domain.log

      There should be entry like

      #### <>

      As per above log

      Server name is focusthread.com
      IP address is XX.XX.XX.XXX
      and Port is 7001

      and protocol is Non SSL (http or t3)

      #### <>

    19. kamit says:

      Hi Atul,

      Thanks for your inputs. Its working fine now. The only issue is I have to enter IP address only. When I try with the mapped hostname entry it gives error as “[code=DNS_HOST_NOT_FOUND] The host name was not found during the DNS lookup. Contact your system administrator if the problem is not found by retrying the URL”

    20. Smriti says:

      Hi Atul,

      I am trying to modify the shutdown scripts so that even if it is an unresponsive server, I can use kill to stop the instance. However, I need to know what the stop.py script will return if it fails to stop an unresponsive server. Any ideas?

    21. SPGREDDy says:

      Hi Atul,

      Just go through the following & let me know the solution. i am trying to connect the admin server with default port through WLST. but here firewall implemented. due to that i am getting the following error.

      wls:/offline> connect(‘weblogic’,’weblogic’,’t3://′)
      Connecting to t3:// with userid weblogic …
      Traceback (innermost last):
      File “”, line 1, in ?
      File “”, line 22, in connect
      WLSTException: ‘Error occured while performing connect : Error getting the initi
      al context. There is no server running at t3:// Use dumpStack(
      ) to view the full stacktrace’
      wls:/offline> dumpStack()
      This Exception occurred at Mon Feb 22 11:49:55 IST 2010.
      javax.naming.CommunicationException [Root exception is java.rmi.UnmarshalExcepti
      on: error unmarshalling arguments; nested exception is:
      java.io.StreamCorruptedException: invalid type code: 88]
      at weblogic.jndi.internal.ExceptionTranslator.toNamingException(Exceptio
      at weblogic.jndi.internal.ExceptionTranslator.toNamingException(Exceptio
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.toNamingException(WLIni
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.pushSubject(WLInitialCo
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.newContext(WLInitialCon
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.getInitialContext(WLIni
      at weblogic.jndi.Environment.getContext(Environment.java:307)
      at weblogic.jndi.Environment.getContext(Environment.java:277)
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactory.getInitialContext(WLInitialCont
      at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getInitialContext(Unknown Source)
      at javax.naming.InitialContext.getDefaultInitCtx(Unknown Source)
      at javax.naming.InitialContext.init(Unknown Source)
      at javax.naming.InitialContext.(Unknown Source)
      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLSTHelper.populateInitialContext(WLSTH
      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLSTHelper.initDeprecatedConnection(WLS
      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLSTHelper.initConnections(WLSTHelper.j
      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLSTHelper.connect(WLSTHelper.java:201)

      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLScriptContext.connect(WLScriptContext
      at weblogic.management.scripting.utils.WLSTUtil.initializeOnlineWLST(WLS
      at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
      at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at org.python.core.PyReflectedFunction.__call__(PyReflectedFunction.java
      at org.python.core.PyMethod.__call__(PyMethod.java:96)
      at org.python.core.PyObject.__call__(PyObject.java:248)
      at org.python.core.PyObject.invoke(PyObject.java:2016)
      at org.python.pycode._pyx6.connect$1(:16)
      at org.python.pycode._pyx6.call_function()
      at org.python.core.PyTableCode.call(PyTableCode.java:208)
      at org.python.core.PyTableCode.call(PyTableCode.java:404)
      at org.python.core.PyTableCode.call(PyTableCode.java:287)
      at org.python.core.PyFunction.__call__(PyFunction.java:179)
      at org.python.pycode._pyx19.f$0(:1)
      at org.python.pycode._pyx19.call_function()
      at org.python.core.PyTableCode.call(PyTableCode.java:208)
      at org.python.core.PyCode.call(PyCode.java:14)
      at org.python.core.Py.runCode(Py.java:1135)
      at org.python.core.Py.exec(Py.java:1157)
      at org.python.util.PythonInterpreter.exec(PythonInterpreter.java:148)
      at org.python.util.InteractiveInterpreter.runcode(InteractiveInterpreter
      at org.python.util.InteractiveInterpreter.runsource(InteractiveInterpret
      at org.python.util.InteractiveInterpreter.runsource(InteractiveInterpret
      at weblogic.management.scripting.WLST.main(WLST.java:157)
      at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
      at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
      at weblogic.WLST.main(WLST.java:29)
      Caused by: java.rmi.UnmarshalException: error unmarshalling arguments; nested ex
      ception is:
      java.io.StreamCorruptedException: invalid type code: 88
      at weblogic.rjvm.ResponseImpl.unmarshalReturn(ResponseImpl.java:221)
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicRemoteRef.invoke(BasicRemoteRef.java:224)
      at weblogic.common.internal.RMIBootServiceImpl_1001_WLStub.authenticate(
      Unknown Source)
      at weblogic.security.acl.internal.Security$1.run(Security.java:185)
      at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(Authenticate
      at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(Unknown Source)
      at weblogic.security.acl.internal.Security.authenticate(Security.java:18
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.authenticateRemotely(WL
      at weblogic.jndi.WLInitialContextFactoryDelegate.pushSubject(WLInitialCo
      … 45 more
      Caused by: java.io.StreamCorruptedException: invalid type code: 88
      at java.io.ObjectInputStream.readObject0(ObjectInputStream.java:1356)
      at java.io.ObjectInputStream.readObject(ObjectInputStream.java:351)
      at weblogic.utils.io.ChunkedObjectInputStream.readObject(ChunkedObjectIn
      at weblogic.rjvm.MsgAbbrevInputStream.readObject(MsgAbbrevInputStream.ja
      at weblogic.utils.io.ChunkedObjectInputStream.readObject(ChunkedObjectIn
      at weblogic.common.internal.RMIBootServiceImpl_WLSkel.invoke(Unknown Sou
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.invoke(BasicServerRef.java:589)
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef$1.run(BasicServerRef.java:479)
      at weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject.doAs(Authenticate
      at weblogic.security.service.SecurityManager.runAs(Unknown Source)
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.handleRequest(BasicServerRef.jav
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef.access$300(BasicServerRef.java:5
      at weblogic.rmi.internal.BasicServerRef$BasicExecuteRequest.run(BasicSer
      at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:200)
      at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:172)
      javax.naming.CommunicationException [Root exception is java.rmi.UnmarshalExcepti
      on: error unmarshalling arguments; nested exception is:
      java.io.StreamCorruptedException: invalid type code: 88]

      Please provide me how can i execute the above even firewall implemented.

      Thanks & regards,
      Siva Prasad Reddy

    22. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Siva,
      If port 7001 across firewall is blocked then either ask firewall team to open port or run WLST from machine where 7001 port is open for Admin Server

    23. Lennon Teoh says:

      Harlo, may i ask how to start the weblogic without depend on my terminal console. everytime if i close the terminal windows, the weblogic server service sure will shutdown.

      Can you guide me for that?

    24. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Lennon,
      use nohup and &

      nohup – nohup is a POSIX command to ignore the HUP (hangup) signal, enabling the command to keep running after the user who issues the command has logged out.

      & – to run a process in background

      so start weblogic in background (so that it doesn’t shutdown after exit) is

      nohup ./startWebLogic.sh &

    25. Lennon Teoh says:

      Hi Atul,

      Great, it’s worked. Thanks alot..

    26. vijay says:

      is thare a way in windows other than services
      to keep startweblogic.cmd to be running even though the user exited or logged out

      very urgent thanks in advance..

    27. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Vijay

      One option is to run the process as an at job … see ‘help at’ for details …

    28. […] To start wls_ods1managed server, Admin server should be running suring first time start; after that Admin server could be down (or up) during wls_ods1 start/stop. More on starting stopping weblogic server here […]

    29. lucky1289 says:

      i am able to start weblogic using my script..
      but when i tried it starting from init.d
      i am unable to start deployed application

    30. lucky1289 says:

      error is no ocijdbc10 in java library pat when running weblogic as a service

    31. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Lucky1289, This means that when starting weblogic using init.d it is not setting class path correctly. How did you configure init.d ? please update exact steps.

    32. sridhar says:

      hi atul,

      i installed weblogic application server, when iam running startWeblogic.cmd it is executing few steps and getting closed instantly.
      can you suggest me what could be the error.


    33. Atul Kumar says:

      @ sridhar,
      You have two option here

      1) Either run startWebLogic.cmd from command prompt (instead of double click on startWebLogic.cmd)

      2) Or check output under %DOMAIN_HOME%\servers\AdminServer\logs

      where default DOMAIN_HOME is directory user_projects\domains\base_domain specified during domain creation

    34. Anita says:

      Hi Atul,

      I am upgrading from OID 10.1.4 to 11g and am unable to get a commandline option to start/stop DIP and monitor it. Any pointers?


    35. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Anita,

      DIP in OID 11g is J2EE application deployed on WebLogic





      To start DIP from command line start wls_ods1 (managed server on weblogic) which will start DIP & ODSM application.

      cd $DOMAIN_HOME/bin

      startManagedServer.sh wls_ods1 http://weblogicServer:7001

      where 7001 is admin server port

    36. Roberto says:

      Your Site contents are in Danger … it is being copied and pasted by others Blogs:


      Is Copied by following:


      There are many more articles in the above blog which is completely copied and pasted from your Site.

      Roberto Beeman

    37. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Roberto,
      Thnaks Roberto for sharing information. I’ll contact author Narayan Setti and ask him not to copy content.

    38. […] (UCM/ECM) 11g and starting managed server UCM_server1 (For steps on how to start WebLogic Server click here), I decided to configure UCM server using steps mentioned  here  I received error . ________ […]

    39. Paul says:

      Hi Atul,

      One quick question on WebLogic. What are key differences between Standard and Enterprise version of Weblogic?
      I appreciate your help.


    40. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Paul

      Following features are not available in WebLogic Suite SE

      1. Asynchronous HTTP session replication reduces latency in HTTP client response
      2. Highly available singleton service management
      3. In-memory replication of EJB state
      4. In-memory replication of servlet session state
      5. Stateful session EJB failover
      5. Clusterwide JNDI naming service
      6. Automatic migration of Transaction Recovery Service (TRS)
      7. Oracle Enterprise Manager diagnostics pack: collects performance, load, and usage metrics
      8. Oracle AD4J: real-time visibility into JVM and application state
      9 Oracle JRockit Mission Control: memory leak detection, profiling, and latency analysis of production for Oracle JRockit JVM production environments
      10. JMS functionality distributed across clusters
      11. Highly-available connection factories and destinations
      12. Automatic migration of messaging/JMS
      13. Store and Forward (JMS)

    41. Liliek says:

      halo atul,
      can you help me,i was able to start node manager n throw it to background, but how can i start the weblogic server to acces the adm console?
      i’m very appreciate for your help.



    42. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Liliek

      To start Admin server in background

      1. Create boot.properties under $DOMAIN_HOME/servers/AdminServer/security with entry like


      2. Start Admin Server in background as

      nohup ./startWebLogic.cmd &

    43. Liliek says:

      Hi Atul,
      i’m sorry, looks like i never told you i use Linux.
      n in adminserver there’s no security folder.
      so i create the directory security n file boot.properties with an entry username n password?


    44. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Liliek,
      Yes that is correct.

    45. Liliek says:

      Hi Atul,
      it works, but for the entry i must fill with the encrypted one. ( pass and user )

      anyway thx atul, i really appreciate ’bout u’r guide.

      atul, is there any chances to start the node manager and admin server without throw the process to background?
      the problem is my server may down any time, so i must remote to startup again.
      thats why i ask you technic to startup weblogic server n throw it to background.\


    46. Atul Kumar says:

      Yes starting service with server restart and other good tips for startup/shutdown is covered in chapter 4 of my book at https://www.packtpub.com/oracle-identity-and-access-manager-11g-for-administrators/book

    47. man says:

      hi. i am newbie, running wls1033 on one linux machine. i am able to access the AdminConsole(started by startWebLogic.sh flawlessly).

      now i have created machine ‘machine00′ and then server ‘server00′ (associated with machine00). when tried to start server00 from within AdminConsole, i got “For server server00, the Node Manager associated with machine machine00 is not reachable”. figured out that i have to run/execute startManagedWebLogic.sh BUT then server00’s status is running in the AdminConsole and beat the purpose of having ‘Start’ button/function.

      1) to start the managed-server, we must run the startManagedWebLogic.sh. true/false?
      2) we cannot start the managed-server via AdminConsole. true/false?


    48. jessica says:

      Hello Atul,

      I have a question for which I never could find an answer.

      Imagine you have two servers.
      Server 1 : Admin and mgs1
      Server2: mgs2

      I start:
      Server 1: nodemanager, Admin, StartCluster

      Server2: Nodemanager

      But imagine that Server2 crash and come back.

      Than I start nodemanager on it.

      What should I do next??

      Best Regards

    49. Atul Kumar says:

      @ jessica,
      It depends on nodemaaner.properties file on node2 . If autostart on crash recovery is enabled and nodemanager is configured to auto start with server reboot then node manager on server 2 will try to start failed managed server on node2 .

      If auto start on crash recovery is not enabled or node manager is not running on node2 then you should start managed server on node2 manually (either from command line or console)

    50. Atul Kumar says:

      @ man,

      Q: When tried to start server00 from within AdminConsole, i got “For server server00, the Node Manager associated with machine machine00 is not reachable”.

      A: You need to start NodeManager on server using startNodeManager.sh

      Q: Figured out that i have to run/execute startManagedWebLogic.sh BUT then server00’s status is running in the AdminConsole and beat the purpose of having ‘Start’ button/function.
      A: This is because you should start Node Manager using startNodeManager.sh (startManagedWebLogic.sh is command line utility to start managed server)

      Q: to start the managed-server, we must run the startManagedWebLogic.sh. true/false?
      A: True, this is one of the method . Other ways are to start using weblogic console and java class

      Q: we cannot start the managed-server via AdminConsole. true/false?
      A: False. You can start managed server using AdminConsole. There are few prerequisite for this.

    51. jessica says:

      Hi Atul

      The nodemanger is in /etc/init.d

      I’ll change the parameter and tes it ASAP

      thank you :)

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    53. Jegan says:


      We upgraded the OID 10g to 11g . after starting all the services, DIP services are going down.

      When checked in log file, we are getting getting Caused By: java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: unable to create new native thread

      #### <>

      Any idea on this to fix this?

      • Atul Kumar says:

        How much free memeory is available on server ?

        You should change JVM size of wls_ods1 to 2-3 GB (DIP runs from this managed server) depending on how many ldap/applications you are synchronizing/provisioning from OID.

    54. ashish says:

      its is fine but when i press ctrl+c to exit from the command the managed server again comes in Shutdown state.

      if i append & character at the end of the script i am unable to start the managed server.

      can anyone help please.


      • Atul Kumar says:

        Use nohup

        1. Create boot.properties with content as


        and then start weblogic server as

        2. nohup ./ &

        For windows , you can create service.

    55. ashish says:

      Hi Atul,

      Thanks for ur promt response.I will try this and let u know.

      1 more quest : Do i need to create boot.properties file for Managed Server also??

      As i have already created this file for Admin Server and its working fine there.


    56. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Ashish,

      boot.properties is required only if you wish to start Admin or Managed server from command line.

      If you are using WLST or Console to start managed server then boot.properties is not required for managed server.

    57. ashish says:

      @Atul : Many Thanks for ur reply.

      I tried with nohup ./… & but this will take logs to nohup.out and i was not able to enter username and paswsword here.

      Then I tried only ./startma.sh

      above commnad runs but asking for Username and password.I gave them and server comes in running state as



      However when i press ctrl+c it shows like :

      <Server shutdown has been requested by >


      Please help me what to do ?? :(

    58. ashish says:

      @Atul : May be i have to made my own script which will call the startManagedWeblogic.sh which contains details of my Managed Server which m starting..

    59. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Ashish,
      I don’t think you did all as I said earlier as boot.properties in managed_server/security directory which should take care of username/password.

      To give name of managed server like oim_server1 run

      nohup ./startManagedServer.sh oim_server1 &

    60. ashish says:

      @Atul : thank you..I will try it and let u know..

      1 more question :P : I dont have any security folder in Managd Server directory.Do i need to create as like in Admin server dir.

      Also command is like

      nohup ./startaMa &
      nohup ./stsrtMa &

      Please bear my questions as i am new to weblogic :( :(

      Thanks in advance

    61. Ashish says:

      @Atul: Many thanks for your support it’s worked and problem is solved now.

      Please if you could tell me the steps to configure Node Manager so that I can start and stop server from the console itself.

      Thanks in Advance. :) :)


      • Atul Kumar says:

        @ Ashish,
        Search on this website , there is plenty of information on NodeManager and how to configure it. Let me know if you can’t find required information.

    62. ashish says:

      @Atul : Thanks a lot for your support Atul.

      I read your blog regarding configure Node Manager to start/stop managed Server via Console and really it was great.

      I am able to configure the Node Manager and now I can do start/stop server from Console itself.

      One more little thing I want to add there that in nodemanager.properties also needs to be configured to do this activity.


    63. Atul Kumar says:

      nodemenager.properies is used by Node Manager during startup. If there is no nodemanager.properties then Node Manager start up script will create one.

      One thing you need to take care for fusion middleware products is that set startScriptEnabled to TRUE in nodemanager.properties file

    64. ashish says:

      @Atul : Many Thanks for your help !!

      Now I have installed Weblogic Server ,Configured Domain ,Created Managed Server ,Configured Node Manager.

      Question :P : Can I change Managed Server name after its creation (if yes then how)?


    65. Atul Kumar says:

      @ Ashish,
      AFAIK you can’t change name of Managed Server however you can change hostname or IP on which Managed Server is running .

    66. Ashish says:

      Hi Atul,

      I have deployed web application on Weblogic Server.It comes with URL http .

      If I want to change my application URL to https than do I need to configure SSL on weblogic or any change in the application itself.

      Thanks ,

    67. ashish says:

      @Atul : Please help me on the above question as its urgent to me. :(


    68. samer sweiss says:

      i need to know if have an installation with the following structer what is the best practice to restart the server after we change weblogic password ?and i know that i should change boot.properties with the new password ,is there anything else to change ?

      oracle access manager &oid (dose it affected by weblogic password change ?)

      Clusters Implemented:
      1-Collab_Cluster: WC_Collaboration1

      2-Custom_Cluster: WC_CustomPortal1

      3-Portlet_Cluster: WC_Portlet1
      4-Spaces_Cluster: WC_Spaces1
      5-UCM_Cluster: WC_UCM1
      6-Utilities_Cluster: WC_Utilities1

      7-IBR_Cluster: WLS_IBR1
      8-cluster_oam: WLS_OAM1
      9-cluster_ods: wls_ods1
      10-SOA_Cluster: WLS_SOA1
      11-WSM-PM_Cluster: WLS_WSM1

      thank you

    69. samer sweiss says:

      or at least guide me where to read about this ,when you need a thing ,links disappeared !!

    70. Sridhar says:

      Hi Anil,
      Iam a newbie to WebLogic. I started Admin server n logged into the console. So the problem is when i stopped the Admin server, console is not going down. Ideally i(WLA) should not be able use the console but how cum iam able to view the console?

      I didnt do any changes after installation(GUI), just created domain(GUI) n cretaed boot.properties in Domain_Home.

      Whats the reason behind this abnormal beh.?

      Thanks in advance.

    71. Hasan says:

      Strange, we are creating a domain with 5 weblogic installs, however the installation halts when we attempt to get “CLICK on Quick Start”
      Any idea what to do please?
      Thank you

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