Offline Updating WebLogic Images using Oracle WebLogic Image Tool by Dirk Nachbar

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This is next article about the Oracle WebLogic Image Tool, in which I will show you, how to update an existing Oracle WebLogic Server Image in an offline environment (no access to the internet).
The previous articles can be found under:

§ Oracle WebLogic Image Tool

§ Updating WebLogic Images using Oracle WebLogic Image Tool

Let’s say you have a Docker image with Oracle WebLogic Server 12.2.1.3.0 plus PSU April 2019 (12.2.1.3.190416), in my environment called oracle/wls_new:1.0, and you want to update your Docker Image with the patch 29921455 (CVE-2019-2729).

Just download the Patch 29921455 for the release 12.2.1.3.190416 and copy the Zip File to your target server, assuming to /work/software. The only tricky part here is to provide the correct format for the parameter –patchID for the command cache addPatch of the imagetool. The Patch is 29921455, but this Patch ID exists for multiple Oracle WebLogic Releases (e.g. 12.2.1.3.190416, 12.2.1.3.190115). So you need to define your –patchID as <PatchNumber>_<WebLogicRelease>.
So for the shown example 29921455_12.2.1.3.190419. Read the complete article here.

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