Domain life cycle

Learn how to start, stop, restart, and scale the WebLogic Server instances in your domain. Also learn how to manage failures and retries in your domain.

    Startup and shutdown

    There are fields on the Domain that specify which WebLogic Server instances should be running, started, or restarted. To start, stop, or restart servers, modify these fields on the Domain.


    This document describes when WebLogic Server instances should and will be restarted in the Kubernetes environment.


    The operator provides several ways to initiate scaling of WebLogic clusters.

    Domain introspection

    This document describes domain introspection in the Oracle WebLogic Server in Kubernetes environment.

    Liveness and readiness probes customization

    This document describes how to customize the liveness and readiness probes for WebLogic Server instance Pods.

    Domain failure retry processing

    This document describes domain failure retry processing in the Oracle WebLogic Server in Kubernetes environment.

    Lifecycle scripts

    A collection of useful domain lifecycle sample scripts.