Oracle® Application Server 10g Forms and Reports Services Installation Guide
10g (9.0.4) for Microsoft Windows
Part No. B13642-01
Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) Forms and Reports Services is an Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) installation option. It is highly recommended that you read this guide in its entirety to ensure a successful installation and to optimize the capabilities of this release.
There are a few restrictions with this installation. See Section 1.1, "Restrictions with this Installation Type" for more information
To install Forms and Reports Services, follow these steps:
Read the latest versions of the following Release Notes:
Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) Forms and Reports Services Release Notes contain release notes for OracleAS Forms Services, Oracle Forms Developer, OracleAS Reports Services, and Oracle Reports Developer. In addition, the Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) Forms and Reports Services Release Notes contains information about the features that are available in this installation type.
Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) Release Notes contains general information about Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4), as well as references to other sources of information. You can find the latest version of the release notes document on the Oracle Technology Network (
Start the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI). The Welcome screen appears.
On the Welcome screen, click Next.
On the Specify File Locations screen, enter the following information:
Name: A name to identify this Oracle home. This name cannot contain spaces and has a maximum length of 16 characters.
Destination Path: The full path to the destination directory (Oracle home). If the directory specified does not exist, the installer creates it with administrative privileges.
The Available Product Components screen appears. This screen lists the components that you can install as part of Forms and Reports Services.
Optionally, if you need to install additional languages, click Product Languages on the Available Product Components screen:
The Language Selection screen appears.
Select the required language from the available languages list.
Click OK to return to the Available Product Components screen.
Note:By default, the Installer installs Forms and Reports Services with text in English and in the operating system language.
The Specify Instance Name and ias_admin Password screen appears.
Instance Name: Enter a name for this instance. Instance names can only contain alphanumeric and underscore characters. If you have more than one Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) Forms and Reports Services instance on a computer, the instance name must be unique.
ias_admin Password and Confirm Password: Enter a password for the ias_admin user. This is the administrative user for the instance. By default, the password must have a minimum of five alphanumeric characters and at least one of the characters must be a number.
Note:Each Forms and Reports Services instance has its own password, regardless of the user performing the installation. Passwords are not shared across instances even if the instances are installed by the same user.
The Provide Outgoing Mail Server Information screen appears. Enter the outgoing mail (SMTP) server used by Oracle Application Server Reports Services.
Note:This field is optional. However, you cannot distribute reports through email until you have configured the mail server information. Refer to Oracle Application Server Reports Services Publishing Reports to the Web for more information on how to specify the outgoing mail server information.
The Summary screen appears. This window lists all the components that will be installed.
Click Install to complete the installation. The Summary screen shows the progress of the installation.
Note:At any time during the installation, click Cancel to exit.