Deploying a WebCenter Portal application is quiet easy because we can make use of JDeveloper. From within JDeveloper, you can create a connection to your WebLogic server and deploy the application directly to it.
It is even better to deploy the application from within JDeveloper than deploying it by using the WebLogic console. As a WebCenter Portal application not only contains an
EAR file as you expect, but it also contains some
MAR (metadata archive) files. When you deploy from JDeveloper these
MAR files are also deployed to the application server. When you deploy manually by using the console, you will also have to deploy the
MAR files manually.
For this recipe, you need to have a WebCenter ...