3.6 Upgrading from the Prior Release

Upgrading from Oracle Reports 10.1.2.x to 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) is fully automated:

  • Integrated with Oracle Fusion Middleware Upgrade framework.

  • Automated configuration reduction mapping.

  • Extensive logging and diagnostics.

  • No loss of functionality.

3.6.1 Backward Compatibility and Interoperability

Oracle Reports 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) is fully backward compatible and interoperable with 10.1.2.x:

  • 10.1.2.x server/client compatible with 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) server/client.


    This interoperability scenario requires the Patch 7597820 to be installed. You can download this patch from the following URL:


    This patch is required to address the CORBA IDL changes between the two releases for the Job Status information. If you want to use rwservlet of Reports 10g Release 2 ( with the Reports 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Server, ensure that you install this patch on your installation. You can download this patch from http://metalink.oracle.com.

  • 10.1.2.x reports can be run without any changes or loss of functionality.

  • Support for Oracle Portal and Oracle Internet Directory based security along with new Java EE security.

  • Support for 10.1.2.x Toolkit-based font model along with new Java-based font model.

  • Support for interoperability with 10.1.2.x Oracle Forms Services, Oracle Portal, and Oracle Internet Directory.