Running WebLogic 10.3 Config Utils in Console Mode, and GUI Mode in a Docker Container by Kevin Hooke

Posted: January 2, 2016 in WebLogic
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clip_image002Most of WebLogic’s config utilities can run in a console/text mode if you need to run them from a terminal session in text mode, by passing the option: -mode=console

E.g. the apps here: /[middlewarehome]/wlserver_10.3/common/bin, like config.sh will run in console mode.

config_builder.sh however does not, and only runs in GUI mode. This is an issue if you’re running WebLogic in a Docker container. All is not lost however, as you can forward X out of a Docker container, but it takes a few steps to get running.

Follow the steps in this logged issue to install and run socat, and then pass ‘-e DISPLAY=192.168.99.1:0’ where the IP address is the address of the vbox interface.  On my Mac this looked like: Read the complete article here.

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