The Administration Server is a single WebLogic Server instance responsible for the configuration and management of the WebLogic domain. By default, the Administration Server runs on the machine that the domain was created.
Unlike WebLogic clustering, WebLogic Server does not provide out of the box high availability options for the Administration Server, if this machine fails.
Thanks to the Managed Servers Independence Mode (MSI) Managed Servers will keep running even if the Administration Server is down.
Managed Servers can also be started by using only Node Manager and WLST or by using the start-up shell scripts without the need of the Administration Server.
This recipe will provide the ...