Creating a New Domain

Creating a new domain is done partly through the system console and partly through the operating system. Somewhat perversely, in order to start up the system console, you must already have a valid domain on your system. (This is one of the reasons you were encouraged to create a backup copy of the default domain.) So, as with most WebLogic tasks, the first step is get the server console up and running, using either the default domain, the PetStore example domain, or perhaps something else you've got lying around your site. Log in as the system user.

Once the console is up and running, right-click on the current domain as it appears in the left pane. It's the one with the icon of the globe just to the left of it. Select “Create ...

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