User Guide

The User Guide provides detailed information about all aspects of using the operator.


    Gain an overall understanding of the operator and learn where you can get help.

    Operator prerequisites

    Review the prerequisites for the current release of the operator.

    Supported platforms

    See the operator supported environments.

    Setup checklist

    Follow these steps to set up your environment.

    Manage operators

    Helm is used to create and deploy necessary operator resources and to run the operator in a Kubernetes cluster. Use the operator's Helm chart to install and manage the operator.

    WebLogic Server images

    Create or obtain WebLogic Server images.

    Manage WebLogic domains

    Important considerations for WebLogic domains in Kubernetes.

    Manage FMW Infrastructure domains

    FMW Infrastructure domains contain the Java Required Files (JRF) feature and are the prerequisite for upper stack products like Oracle SOA Suite.

    CI/CD considerations

    Learn about managing domain images with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).

    Istio support

    Lets you run the operator, and WebLogic domains managed by the operator, with Istio sidecar injection enabled. You can use Istio gateways and virtual services to access applications deployed in these domains.

    Set up Kubernetes

    Get help for setting up a Kubernetes environment