How To: Install WebLogic 8.1 with J2SDK 1.4.2 for ArcIMS 9.0 on Windows
Instructions provided are for the installation and configuration of WebLogic 8.1 Server Platform using J2SDK 1.4.2 for ArcIMS on Windows.
Specific information for the installation of ArcIMS is included with the product's Install Guide.
WebLogic possesses its own native servlet engine and does not require other third-party servlet engines.
These instructions are for the WebLogic Platform Net Installer. Configuration steps outlined for ArcIMS, directory structures and dialog boxes vary from those for the WebLogic Server Package Installer.
This installation requires the following software:
Review and follow steps 1 and 2 from the ArcIMS Installation Guide on the DVD. These two steps ensure that the system meets the minimum requirements and assist in planning the ArcIMS site configuration. To open the ArcIMS Installation Guide, launch the DVD menu and click 'ArcIMS Installation Guide'.
ArcIMS 3.1, 4.0 or 4.0.1 must be uninstalled to install ArcIMS 9.0. The setup program for ArcIMS 9.0 on Windows will prompt for the removal of previously installed versions.
If ArcIMS components were distributed among several computers, it is recommended the uninstall program be manually run on each computer.
A supported Web server and Servlet Engine must be properly installed and configured before running the setup program for ArcIMS 9.0.
Copy the contents, except for the aimsservletconnector.war file, from the directory: <drive>:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcIMS\Connectors\Servlet to the newly created classes folder at: <drive>:\bea\user_projects\esridomain\apps\DefaultWebApp\WEB-INF\classes.
In a text editor, from the classes folder, open the file Esrimap_prop.
Edit the variable appservermachine=APPSMACHINE to reflect the machine name of the computer where the ArcIMS Application Server is installed.
Save and close the file.
Start the Web server by going to Start > Programs > BEA Weblogic Platform 8.1 > User Projects > esridomain > Start Server.
In a Web browser, launch the WebLogic console by browsing to http://<localhost>/console.
Enter the username and password when prompted.
Expand 'Deployments' and then 'Web Application Modules' in the left panel.
Click the Targets tab
Check the box next to the server name and click Apply
Click the Deploy tab
Click the Deploy button under the Actions column.
The Module Status column is listed as Active and the Status column is listed as Success
Click the 'Configure Tab' then the 'Descriptor' tab below it.
Check the 'Index Directory Enabled' box, then click Apply.
Logout and close the console.
Restart WebLogic in the Windows Services panel.
Verify that the ArcIMS installation was successful.
Verify the Web server protocol and Web server name are correct, including the domain and port number. The default is port 80.
Test both components. The result for test 1 should be:
IMS v9.0.0 Build_Number=871.1714 Version=9.0.0 Test successful
The result for test 2 should be:
Version=9.0 Build_Number=871.1957 Test successful
If these tests are successful, the ArcIMS Application Server and ArcIMS Servlet Connector are configured correctly. If an error message is received, select the error number in the drop-down list and click View. The error number and a description displays. Follow the instructions in the description to fix the problem and try the Diagnostics tool again.
See the ArcIMS 9.0 Installation Guide, Step 5: 'Configure ArcIMS' to finish setting up ArcIMS.