Weblogic 10.3.5 Silent Installation on Linux

Weblogic 10.3.5 Silent Install

In this tutorials, we are going to install WebLogic Server 11gR1 (10.3.3) in Silent Mode on a Linux(64-bit) platform.

Note: same steps will work for any 10.3.x weblogic versions


Weblogic server can be downloaded from here

Accept the license agreement before downloading the software.

Select the version “Oracle WebLogic Server 11gR1 (10.3.5) + Coherence – Package Installer (Generic installer)” Under Additional Platforms (64-bit JVM) column. Select “File1″.

A prompt will open which will ask to save the file (file will be a binary with file extension (“.bin”). Save this file under (C:\wls\Linux) folder).

Make sure to have enough disk space to save the file. Since the file size will be approximately 1.04 GB.

Next, copy the file to the Linux server. There are many tools available to ftp the file - example - winscp


Make sure you download and install the JDK 1.6 version for 64 bit operating system. As it is required to execute the weblogic generic installer.

Weblogic Platform Installation Steps:

1. Change the file permission as follows.

chmod a+x wls1035_generic.jar

2.Create a silent.xml file. The installer will read the configuration information from the silent.xml file; therefore, users do not have to input the values during the silent installation process. Below is the sample silent.xml file, which can be used for the weblogic platform installation. The values need to be changed according to your environment.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!-- Silent installer option: -mode=silent -silent_xml=/home/me/silent.xml -->
  <data-value name="BEAHOME" value="/u01/oracleHome" />
  <data-value name="WLS_INSTALL_DIR" value="/u01/oracleHome/weblogic10.3.3" />
  <data-value name="WLW_INSTALL_DIR" value="/u01/oracleHome/workshop10.3.3" />
  <data-value name="COMPONENT_PATHS" value="WebLogic Server" />
  <data-value name="USE_EXTERNAL_ECLIPSE" value="false" />
  <data-value name="EXTERNAL_ECLIPSE_DIR" value="/u01/oracleHome/eclipse" />
  <data-value name="INSTALL_NODE_MANAGER_SERVICE" value="no" />
  <data-value name="NODEMGR_PORT" value="5559" />

3. Next, execute the command as follows to install the weblogic on 64 bit Linux operating system.

java -d64 -jar wls1035_generic.jar -mode=silent -silent_xml=/u01/scripts/silent.xml
Weblogic 10.3.5 Silent Installation on Linux : Completed