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Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Advanced Administration Cookbook by Dalton Iwazaki

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Installing Apache HTTP Server for the Web tier

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.

Getting ready

This recipe assumes a Web tier with two dedicated Linux x86-64 machines named web01 and 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 webadmin.

Tip

In production, use a minimum of two machines in all tiers to avoid a single point of failure.

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