questions about oracle weblogic cluster

Hi,
We have now oracle weblogic running OK with one production server FManagedServer. See image attached.
Now I want to create a cluster. Questions are:
1- Can I clone this production server FManagedServer to a new server FManagedServer2 and create a new cluster for free? I mean, without to pay nothing else?
2- Can I use apache server as inverse proxy (balancer) to this cluster?
2- If there another requirement to create a weblogic cluster?
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gheistCommented:
1. check if you stay on licenced cpus (by means of cpu licence or named user licence)
2. yes, it is much faster than mod_wl
3. Node manager
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CSIA ANAuthor Commented:
Hi
Is node manager part of weblogic? Or do we have to buy apart?
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gheistCommented:
Open weblogic management console
Open weblogic admin guide PDF
Configure weblogic node manager
Start it
Go to weblogic console and add local node manager as a host (Env/Hosts).

Or you have a better idea on how to start managed servers?
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CSIA ANAuthor Commented:
thanks
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