Since WebLogic Server 188.8.131.52.0 you have a new edition of the Oracle WebLogic Server, it’s the Slim Installer. The corresponding software you can download here. The Slim Installer is much smaller than the Generic or the Fusion Middleware Infrastructure Installers.
WebLogic Generic Installer: 826 MB
§ Fusion Middleware Infrastructure Installer: 1.5 GB
§ WebLogic Slim Installer: 182 MB
Basically the Slim Installer is a full WebLogic Server, but without any examples, no WebLogic Console, no WebLogic Clients, no Maven Plugin and no Java DB.
The installation comes without any graphical installer, its pure command line. So be aware of the command line option for the invoking of the Slim Installer.
In case you will start the Slim Installer, as you are used to the Generic Installer, just with “java -jar fmw_184.108.40.206.0_wls_quick_slim.jar”, the installer will install the WebLogic Slim Edition in your present work directory/wls12214 and the corresponding Oracle Inventory will be created under $HOME/oraInventory.. Read the complete article here.
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