This is a continuation of the Windows 8 install. Previously, I installed the JRockit JVM. In this post, I am installing the WebLogic web server. This is the middleware that makes the PIA work. The PIA is actually created from the psadmin utility, and I’ll do that in a later step/post.
First, I downloaded the WebLogic installer from Oracle’s EDelivery website. I unzipped the file to get a runnable jar file inside.
I had to run the installer from the command-line. The advantage was that I knew it was running in Administrator mode.
Eventually, it started the install wizard.
The first option was the path to install into.
I bypassed the security updates just for this install (just because this is experimentation).
I did a typical install.
I had to add the JRockit JDK with the Browse button:
I accepted the defaults for the feature install paths:
I also accepted the defaults for the start menu:
Finally, I got a summary screen:
Then, it started to install.
At the end, it gave a success screen: