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11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2)
 

 

Oracle® Forms and Reports

Download, Installation, and Configuration ReadMe

11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2)

October 2014

This document contains important information to help you get started downloading, installing, and configuring the Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2) software.


Note:

For information about downloading previously released versions of Oracle software, refer to My Oracle Support document ID 1071023.

For information about downloading other Oracle Forms and Reports products, see Oracle Forms and Reports Download, Installation, and Configuration Readme Files.


This document contains the following topics:

1 Task 1: Review and Make Note of Your Operating System Capabilities (32-bit or 64-bit)

Before you download any Oracle Forms and Reports software, review your existing environment and determine your specific operating system versions, including whether you are using 32-bit or 64-bit systems.

Many Oracle products provide specific 32-bit and 64-bit downloads. As a result, it is important to make note of your specific operating system requirements before starting any downloads.

2 Task 2: Review the Certification and System Requirements

Review the following documents to be sure that the Oracle Forms and Reports software you want to download is supported on your existing software and hardware.


Note:

When checking the certification information for each of the products you want to install, be sure to check specifically for any 32-bit or 64-bit system requirements. In some cases, it is important for you to download software specifically designed for the 32-bit or 64-bit environment, explicitly.

  • To ensure that Oracle Forms and Reports is certified with your hardware and software platforms, refer to Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN):

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html
    

    The various certification documents contain information related to supported 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems, databases, web servers, LDAP servers, adapters, IPv6, JDKs, and third-party products.

    The certification document for 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) is called System Requirements and Supported Platforms for Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.x) Certification Matrix.

  • To ensure you have enough physical memory, disk space, and other computing resources, review the Oracle Forms and Reports System Requirements and Specifications document on OTN:

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-requirements-100147.html
    

3 Task 3: Select an Oracle Forms and Reports Software Download Site

Oracle provides multiple locations for downloading Oracle Forms and Reports and the software it requires.

Table 1 describes the Oracle Web sites where you can download the latest Oracle Forms and Reports software.

Table 1 Where to Download Oracle Forms and Reports

Oracle Web Site Purpose and Location

Oracle Technology Network

If you are a developer, go to the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) to download Oracle software under the terms of the OTN Developer License.

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html

See Section 4, "Task 4: Download the Required Software" for links to specific OTN download pages for your product.

Note: Oracle Technology Network requires free registration.

My Oracle Support

If you are a customer with a valid support agreement with Oracle and you want to download software updates and fixes, then go to My Oracle Support:

http://support.oracle.com/

Oracle Software Delivery Cloud

If you have purchased an Oracle software license, and you want to download software under the terms of that license, or if you want to download Oracle software under the terms of the Oracle Electronic Delivery Trial License then go to Oracle Software Delivery Cloud:

http://edelivery.oracle.com/

The Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2) software is included in the Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Media Pack.


4 Task 4: Download the Required Software

The following sections provide information on the required downloads for February 3, 2014:

4.1 Downloading the Oracle WebLogic Server Software

You use the Oracle WebLogic Server installer to install Oracle WebLogic Server and to create a Middleware home (which is required before you can install Oracle Forms and Reports).

For Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2), download Oracle WebLogic Server 11g (10.3.6) from OTN or Oracle Software Delivery Cloud.

On OTN, you can download the Oracle WebLogic Server installers from the following link:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/weblogic/downloads/index.html

Be sure to select the proper Oracle WebLogic Server installer for your platform:

  • For installations on any supported platform, use wls1036_generic.jar. Note that you must download and install a supported JDK on your system before attempting to run this installer. Refer to My Oracle Support document ID 1506916.1.

  • For Linux x86 32-bit machines, use wls1036_linux32.bin.

  • For Solaris 32-bit machines, use wls1036_solaris32.bin.

  • For Windows 32-bit machines, use wls1036_win32.exe.

  • For 64-bit systems, see "Installing WebLogic Server on 64-Bit Platforms Using a 64-Bit JDK" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle WebLogic Server.

You can find full descriptions of all available Oracle WebLogic Server installers at "WebLogic Server Installers" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle WebLogic Server.

4.2 Downloading Oracle Forms and Reports

Table 2 for information on the Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) software you can download.


Note:

In general, only the latest releases of Oracle Fusion Middleware products are available for download on Oracle Software Delivery Cloud or OTN.

To order a shipment of physical media for a previously released product that is not available on Oracle Software Delivery Cloud or OTN, refer to My Oracle Support document ID 1071023.


Table 2 Downloads for a New Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Installation

Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) Product Full or Patch Set Installer? Download Instructions Patch Number on My Oracle Support Link to Download Page on OTN

Oracle Forms Services


Full

For a new installation, then download Oracle Forms Services 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.1) from OTN or the Oracle Software Cloud.

If you are applying this release to an existing Oracle Forms Services 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0) or 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.1) installation, download the patch set from My Oracle Support.

17882900

Download Full Installer

Oracle Reports


Full

For a new installation, download Oracle Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.2) from OTN or the Oracle Software Cloud.

If you are applying this release to an existing Oracle Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.0) or 11g Release 2 (11.1.2.1) installation, then download the patch set from My Oracle Support.

17882900

Download Full Installer


4.3 Upgrading Oracle WebLogic Server for an Existing 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) Installation

If you are already using a previous version of Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) with a previous version of Oracle WebLogic Server installed, then you must upgrade Oracle WebLogic Server to Oracle WebLogic Server 11g (10.3.6) using an Oracle WebLogic Server upgrade installer.

To update Oracle WebLogic Server, do the following:

  • Verify that you have a JDK certified with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g (10.3.6) on your system.

  • Use an Oracle WebLogic Server upgrade installer. To locate the proper upgrade installer for your system, refer to Table 3. To install Oracle WebLogic Server on a 64-bit system, download the generic installer.

Table 3 Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.6 Patch Numbers on My Oracle Support

To download this Oracle WebLogic Server Upgrade Installer... Download this Patch Number on My Oracle Support...

10.3.6 Generic Upgrade Installer

13529623

10.3.6 Upgrade Installer for Linux 32-bit systems

13529653

10.3.6 Upgrade Installer for Windows 32-bit systems

13529639

10.3.6 Upgrade Installer for Solaris 32-bit systems

13529649


You can download the Oracle WebLogic Server upgrade installers from My Oracle Support:

http://support.oracle.com/

5 Task 5: Refer to the Installation and Configuration Documentation for Next Steps

After you have downloaded all the necessary software, you can then proceed to install and configure your software, depending upon your starting point:

6 Documentation Accessibility

For information about Oracle's commitment to accessibility, visit the Oracle Accessibility Program website at http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=docacc.

Access to Oracle Support

Oracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support. For information, visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=info or visit http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=acc&id=trs if you are hearing impaired.


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