Upgrading FlexDeploy - WebLogic

This chapter covers the process to upgrade a WebLogic FlexDeploy installation.

Startup Parameters for WebLogic

Revisit startup parameters (JVM Arguments) for WebLogic server as defined in Installation for Weblogic.

If you are performing minor Patch Release upgrade, you may have downloaded separate files instead of complete zip, in which case adjust steps accordingly as you will have individual files instead of complete zip. For example, you may have one or more SQL Patch files and new EAR file and some plugin jar files.

  1. Identify the location of the artifact repository
  2. Stop the application
  3. Backup Oracle schemas
  4. Backup the artifact repository
  5. Upgrade database schemas
  6. Library Configuration
  7. Uninstall Old EAR
  8. Deploy New EAR
  9. Copy Plugins for Auto Upload
  10. Start the application
  11. Launch the application