Creating a WebLogic domain

Posted by Theodore Williams on Jun 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Creating a Domain in WebLogic 12c


A WebLogic domain is a collection of WebLogic Server resources.  Although you can create a domain when WebLogic is installed, there may be instances where you wish to create a new domain after WebLogic installation.  This article details how to create a new WebLogic domain.


Relevant Topics:  Oracle DBA, WebLogic


  1. First start the configuration wizard by running the following script:



Where $MW_HOME is the middleware home established during WebLogic installation.


  1. The Create Domain screen displays




Select “Create a new domain”. 

Select a name and location for the domain.

Click “Next”.


  1. The Templates Screen displays.




For a basic installation, just select the “Basic WebLogic Server Domain …” option.


Click “Next”.


  1. The Administrator Account Screen displays.




Select your username – weblogic by default. 

Select and confirm a password. 

Click “Next”.


  1. The Domain Mode and JDK Screen displays.




Select the Domain Mode.  Development mode is selected in this example.

Select the JDK that you wish to use.

Click “Next”


  1. The Advanced Configuration Screen displays.




Check any of the three components that you wish to configure at this time.  All are left unchecked in this example.


Click “Next”.


  1. The Configuration Summary Screen displays.




Accept the defaults.


Click “Create”.


  1. The Configuration Progress Screen displays




Click “Next”.


  1. The Configuration Success Screen displays.




Click “Finish”


Your domain has now been created.  You can use your new domain.


  1. Start the administration server that was just created.


> cd $MW_HOME/user_projects/domains/<your_new_domain>


And run


For example:


[oracle@Forge ~]$ cd $MW_HOME/user_projects/domains/base_domain


[oracle@Forge base_domain]$ ./ &

[1] 21231

[oracle@Forge base_domain]$ .


JAVA Memory arguments: -Xms256m -Xmx512m -XX:CompileThreshold=8000 -XX:PermSize=128m  -XX:MaxPermSize=256m




<Jun 5, 2017 5:17:32 PM EDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000331> <Started the WebLogic Server Administration Server "AdminServer" for domain "base_domain" running in development mode.>

<Jun 5, 2017 5:17:32 PM EDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000360> <The server started in RUNNING mode.>

<Jun 5, 2017 5:17:32 PM EDT> <Notice> <WebLogicServer> <BEA-000365> <Server state changed to RUNNING.>


  1. Login to the administration server:

In a browser, go to:


http://<server>:<port (7001 by default,but can be changed)/console


For example:






            Click Login



  1. WebLogic Server Administration Console 12c




 At this point, WebLogic is ready to use.




Topics: Oracle DBA, Oracle WebLogic, WebLogic

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