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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Upgrade Guide for Oracle Forms and Reports
11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

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3 Installing Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) In Preparation for Upgrade

Before you upgrade to Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2 (11.1.2), you must install and configure an Oracle Fusion Middleware environment that is similar to the topology you are currently running.

The tasks in this chapter are required for upgrade from Oracle Application Server 10g and for upgrade from Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 1 (11.1.1).

To use the Oracle upgrade tools described in this book, you must install the Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) software on the same host as your existing 10g or 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) software.

For more information, see the following:

3.1 Locating the Documentation for Installing and Configuring Oracle Forms and Reports 11g

Refer to the following documentation resources for complete instructions on installing and configuring the Oracle Forms and Reports middle tiers:

3.2 Considerations When Configuring Single Sign-On During Installation

When you install and configure your Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) software, you can use the installer to configure the software to use an existing Oracle Single Sign-On 10g or an existing Oracle Access Manager 11g instance:

Regardless of the single sign-on solution you use, you might have to perform some post-upgrade steps. For more information, see Section 6.3, "Post-Upgrade Tasks Required When Using Single Sign-On Software".

For more information, see Section 1.6, "About Using Identity Management and Single Sign-On With Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)".

3.3 Summary of the Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Installation Steps

Table 3-1 provides a high-level summary of the main steps you must perform when installing and configuring the Oracle Forms and Reports middle tiers.

Table 3-1 Summary of the Steps Required to Install and Configure Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

Task Description More Information

Verify your system environment.

Before you download the software or begin the installation, be sure that you have the required hardware and software.

Oracle Fusion Middleware System Requirements and Specifications on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN)

Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations on OTN

Oracle Fusion Middleware Interoperability and Compatibility Guide

Obtain the Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Forms and Reports software.

Before you begin the installation, be sure that you have downloaded and unpacked all the required software.

Oracle Fusion Middleware Download, Installation, and Configuration Readme Files on OTN

Install Oracle WebLogic Server and create the Middleware home.

Run the Oracle WebLogic Server installer to install the Oracle WebLogic Server software on disk and create the Middleware home.

Provide a location for the Middleware home, in which you will install your Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle homes.

If you are upgrading from 11g Release 1 (11.1.1), then be sure to create the new Middleware home using the supported version of Oracle WebLogic Server, as described in Oracle Fusion Middleware System Requirements and Specifications.

"Installing Oracle WebLogic Server" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Forms and Reports

Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations on OTN

Install and configure Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

Run the Oracle Forms and Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) installer, and install and configure a new Oracle WebLogic Server domain for your new Oracle Forms and Reports products.

"Installing and Configuring Oracle Forms and Reports" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Forms and Reports

Verify the installation.

Perform a set of procedures that verify that the installation was successful and complete.

"Verifying Oracle Forms and Reports Installation and Configuration" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Forms and Reports