Configure Apache Webserver with Weblogic Server

Step 1) Make sure the Apache server runs on port 8080.( This is because sometimes IIS, or some antivirus s/w runs on that port).This can be done by modifying the httpd.conf present at D:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\conf Modify the Listen port to 8080 Listen 8080 Step 2) Copy the mod_wl_20.so from

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Configuring Active Directory Authenticator with Weblogic Server

Weblogic Server comes with an Embedded LDAP Server which acts as the Default Provider for authentication, authorization and rolemapping.Since authentication is based on JAAS ( Java Authentication and Authorization Service), we can have external providers as well.These providers can be Out Of the Box Providers provided by WLS or Custom

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Methods To Apply Patches In Weblogic Server

Applying patch from server start script: After downloading the patch (jar file) follow the below steps: – Stop your server. – Then take the path of the folder which has the CRxxxxxx_xxxmpx.jar file and copy it in the CLASSPATH of setDomainEnv.cmd which is in (<bea home>/user_projects/domains/<your domain name>/bin/setDomainEnv.cmd) For example,

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MBean Authorization and Creating JMX Policies

Other than the users with admin role, no other user can access and monitor weblogic resources. But sometimes it is important that even the users with the monitor, operator roles should be able to monitor the resources. By default this feature is not available, but we can create JMX policies

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Deployment Issues On Weblogic Server

When we deploy web applications on the weblogic server, there are some common errors seen on the admin console while activating changes. These errors are usually not resolved even after restart of the server. Few of the issues are as below: 1) <Error> <Console> <BEA-240003> <Console encountered the following error

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Windows 7: DES encryption support for kerberos authentication

By default Windows 7 doesn’t support DES encryption, so this can prevent kerberos authentication from working. So to enable DES encryption support we need to do following configuration at Windows 7 client machine. Go to Local Security Policies(By typing “Local Security Policies” in run dialog)->Local Policies->Security Options->Network security: Configure encryption

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Import/ Export users and groups from Security Realm

Exporting users and groups from WebLogic Security Realm. Login into the WebLogic Administration console ,navigate to Security Realm -> MyRealm Navigate to Migration tab ->Export  Specify the location where the data needs to be exported. Verify whether the users and groups are exported by checking the location, you would find set of

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WebLogic Server Transaction Manager Issues

When XA connection pools are used for the datasources which will involve transactions with the database and other resources, these are the most common issues faced: 1) Exception: : javax.ejb.EJBException: nested exception is: java.sql.SQLException: ORA-02049: timeout: distributed transaction waiting for lock 2) EJB Exception: : javax.ejb.EJBException: nested exception is: java.sql.SQLException:

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Weblogic Foreign JMS Server Configuration With MQ Series

–    Create a JMS server target it to the admin server as below: –    Create a JMS module and add the resource Foreign Server as below: – Go to the ForeignServer-> Configuration-> General and edit it as below: JNDI Initial Context Factory: com.sun.jndi.fscontext.RefFSContextFactory JNDI Connection URL: file:/C:/JNDI-Directory It looks like:

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Configuring Message Bridge Between two Weblogic Server Domains using WLST

The WebLogic Messaging Bridge provides interoperability between WebLogic JMSimplementations, and other messaging products. Use the Messaging Bridge to communicatewtih the Messaging based applications. Any implementations of WebLogic JMS, includingseparate release of WebLogic Server. It can be WebLogic JMS and third-party JMS productlike MQSeries.A messaging bridge instance forwards messages between a

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