Using WebLogic Server as an NT 4.0 service
If you are a Windows NT 4.0 user, you can install WebLogic as an NT
service. That means that the WebLogic Server will start automatically
when the NT machine is booted. This document show you how to set up
and use the service.
- How to install WebLogic Server as an NT service
- How to remove WebLogic Server as an NT service
- Starting and stopping the WebLogic Server NT service
- Installing and removing multiple WebLogic NT services
How to install WebLogic Server as an NT service
Follow the instructions Setting up and installing WebLogic Server.
How to remove WebLogic Server as an NT service
Run the remove.exe program,
located in the weblogic\bin
Starting and stopping the WebLogic Server NT service
You can stop and start WebLogic easily from the Service Control Panel.
- From the Start menu, select "Control Panel" from the Settings menu.
- Double-click the Services Control Panel to open it.
- In the Services Control Panel, scroll to the end to find
"WebLogic Server." If WebLogic is Started, you will have the
option to Stop it when you select it, by clicking the Stop
button to the right. If WebLogic is Stopped, the Start button
will be available.
You can make the NT service Automatic, Manual, or Disabled by
clicking the "Startup" button and selecting a mode.
Installing and removing multiple WebLogic NT services
You can run multiple instances of WebLogic as NT services just as you
can run several WebLogic Servers from the command line.
To install another instance, run the
program giving a name for the additional instance:
$ bin\install -name ServiceNameString
Then, look in the Services Control Panel to verify that this service has been
You can remove an instance by using the
remove command and giving it the service name:
- Service name for the instance of the WebLogic Server
$ bin\remove -name ServiceNameString
You will need
to set two properties as "Startup Parameters " in the NT Service
Window, by using the -J-D flag, followed by the property:
- -J-Dweblogic.system.listenPort=port number to set the listen port for each server. Any
number of WebLogic Servers can operate on the same host by listening on
- -J-Dweblogic.system.name=name to set the name for each server. The name of
the server corresponds to the name of the per-server directory,
which is where the configuration properties file, log files,
and security certificates for each server are stored.
- -J-Dweblogic.system.bindAddr=IP address or hostname to set
the IP address for the server,
if the WebLogic Server host is multihomed.