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How To: Configure WebLogic 7.0 for Metadata Explorer

Summary

If you wish to use ArcIMS Metadata Explorer, you must configure your Web server.

Procedure

Follow the steps below to configure your Web server.

  1. Start WebLogic.
  2. In your Web browser, type: http://<localhost.domain.com>:<serveradminport>/console. For example, type: http://arcims.esri.com:10000/console.
  3. Type your password.
  4. On the left sidebar, expand the <Domain Name>, Deployments and click Web Applications.
  5. Click Configure a new Web Application.
  6. Locate Application of Components to configure.

    A. Click the upload it through your browser link to select the metadataexplorer.war file located in the <ArcIMS Installation Directory>/Metadata directory and click the Upload button.

    B. Click the [select] link to the left of the metadataexplorer.war file.

    C. Select the server you created from "Available Servers" to "Target Servers".

    D. Enter the metadataexplorer for this application name.

    E. Click Configure and Deploy to configure and deploy the metadataexplorer application.
  7. Copy the aimsmeta.properties file from <ArcIMS Installation Directory>/Metadata/metadataexplorer/WEF-INF/classes to <WebLogic Installation Directory>/user_projects/<Domain Name> directory (where the startWeblogic script is) and modify this properties file where appropriate.
  8. Stop and restart WebLogic.

    See "Creating and Using Metadata Services" on the ArcIMS installation CD for information on Metadata Explorer.