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Java Servlet & JSP Cookbook by Bruce W. Perry

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2.8. Using the WebLogic Administration Console

Problem

You want to deploy a web application using WebLogic's Administration Console.

Solution

Bring up the Administration Console in your web browser and use its graphical interface to deploy either a WAR file or a web-application directory.

Discussion

The WebLogic Administration Console is a servlet- and browser-based tool for managing WebLogic server resources and Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications. To use the Console, WebLogic Server must be running. First, request the URL http://localhost:7001/console (or whichever your server address and port is, as in http://<weblogic-server-address>:<port>/console). Then enter your login name and password to gain entry to the browser-based tool. The resulting screen looks like Figure 2-6, with a hierarchical list of choices in the lefthand column and the current screen choice in the righthand column.

WebLogic Administration Console

Figure 2-6. WebLogic Administration Console

In the left column, choose the name of your domain by clicking on the plus sign (+), which displays the domain's subnodes. The subnodes of the domain include Servers, Clusters, Machines, Network Channels, Deployments, Services, and Security. Then choose the "Deployments" node, which gives you the choice of selecting its "Web Applications" subnode. Open up the "Web Applications" node by clicking on its plus sign. The resulting screen looks like Figure ...

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