Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (Version 188.8.131.52 at the time of writing this book) contains the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (Version 184.108.40.206) JDBC drivers.
This recipe shows the steps to update the JDBC drivers to a different version.
Download the updated JDBC drivers from the Oracle website.
The Oracle JDBC driver filename is
ojdbc6.jar. Create a temporary folder, such as
~/jdbctemp, and download the file to it.
The procedure is done manually, so make sure that none of the WebLogic Server instances are running, including the Administration Server.
Back up the original JDBC driver and copy the updated file to the WebLogic installation folder:
wlsuser to the
prod01shell and run ...