This recipe will describe a quick installation of the Apache HTTP Server because a Web tier is needed to illustrate the use of WebLogic Web Server plug-in.
The plug-in is used for load balancing and the failover of HTTP requests to WebLogic Server, and the next recipe will cover its configuration and usage.
This recipe assumes a Web tier with two dedicated Linux x86-64 machines named
web02. Both machines should have Apache HTTP Server 2.2.x running and listening for HTTP requests on port
80. The Apache HTTP Server runs under the shell user
In production, use a minimum of two machines in all tiers to avoid a single point of failure.
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