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The additional components that are required to run BI Publisher are shown in Table 19.
J2EE-based application server
NOTE: If you plan to use this, choose the Basic installation.
NOTE: If you plan to use your own J2EE server, choose the Advanced installation.
(Optional, but required for the scheduler database.)