Java Versions Supported with Oracle Forms 12.2.1.4.0

As of August 2020, there are a few different versions of Java SE currently available for public use. Examples include Java SE 8, Java SE 11, and Java SE 14, the most current release available. Oracle is currently planning to release the next version of Java SE,...

How to Run Oracle Forms Using Forms Standalone Launcher

Earlier we reported that the NPAPI plugin embedded in web browsers to run Oracle Forms applications are not only out of support but also have been removed from web browsers such as Chrome and Firefox. More information on this may be found in our article here. Starting...

Oracle APEX Prerequisites

All modern releases of Oracle Database have Oracle Application Express (APEX) already installed. However, none of them have the latest version of APEX installed. Before considering a setup of APEX in an Oracle Database environment, certain prerequisites will need to...

Advantages of Moving from Oracle Forms to APEX

Built on PL/SQL, Oracle Forms has been used by many companies and organizations over the years for performing day-to-day operations. Oracle Forms has transitioned from a client/server platform to a web-based platform deployed in Oracle WebLogic Server. With only...

Configuring Aliases in OHS 12c

Aliases allow you to use Oracle HTTP Server to access files stored on the server. These steps below can be run for configuring aliases in OHS 12c: 1. Log into EM using your WebLogic username and password. 2. Once logged into EM, expand the Target Navigation pane in...

Troubleshooting OutOfMemoryErrors in WebLogic

WebLogic is a very stable application server platform used for deploying Java applications. However, there may come a time when your WebLogic server may encounter memory issues. When troubleshooting OutOfMemoryErrors in WebLogic, there are some important key points to...

Timeouts in Oracle Reports

Similar to how timeouts can be configured for Oracle Forms, similar timeout features may be implemented for Oracle Reports. Configuring timeouts in Oracle Reports is done in rwserver.conf which is the main configuration file for the reports server. The following...

Timeouts in Oracle Forms

By default, Oracle Forms is not configured to have sessions timeout after a session has been idle for a specific period of time. However, it can be possible to either configure timeouts in Oracle Forms or to have Forms sessions time out due to outside factors. In...