Jan 31, 2012

Oracle Weblogic 12c: Initial Configuration

Before christmas i posted about installing Oracle Weblogic 12c. But to do a first login or to start working you need to do the initial configuration. This is very easy with the provided wizards:

choose one of the provided JDKs:

For playing around an admin server should be enough:

Use the defaults...

Now everything is ready for the first login. But if you try http://yourhost:7001 like shown in the last screenshot, you only get:

Error 404--Not Found

From RFC 2068 Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1:

10.4.5 404 Not Found

The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI. No indication is given of whether the condition is temporary or permanent.

If the server does not wish to make this information available to the client, the status code 403 (Forbidden) can be used instead. The 410 (Gone) status code SHOULD be used if the server knows, through some internally configurable mechanism, that an old resource is permanently unavailable and has no forwarding address.

But no worries. You have to use http://yourhost:7001/console
And then you get:

Jan 14, 2012

Oracle SQL Developer 3.1 Early Adopter is available

Oracle release SQL Developer Release 3.1 EA:

The new features are:
  • RMAN
    Oracle Recovery Manager, is now part of the DBA navigator.
  • Data Pump
    Use SQL Developer's Data Pump UI to import and export your Database, Tablespaces, Schemas, and Tables. Select the option to import and export just the DDL, Data or both. Data Pump also offers scheduling capabilities.
  • DB Diff (DDL)
    DB Diff now provides a more reliable comparison and difference management support of your DDL. 
  • DB Copy
    copy objects, copy a schema or consolidate multiple schemas into one, copy tablespaces, copy DDL, data or both.
  • Migrations
    Migrations in 3.1 include enhancements to Teradata and Sybase.
  • PDF Reports
    The Reports dialog is enhanced for ease of use and flexibility to create or update a report.

The download can be started via this link. You can get the software for 32-bit Windows, 64-bit Windows, Max OS X, RPM for Linux or other platforms (which mean, that no JDK is included).
If you download for other platforms just do the following to install:
  •  Unzip sqldeveloper.zip
  • cd sqldeveloper
  •  sh sqldeveloper