Discoverer Plus 11.1 Launches Blank Screen in Internet Explorer Browser After Java Reinstall (Doc ID 1359376.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Discoverer 11g
*Jan 2016*

Symptoms

Unable to open Discoverer Plus 11.1.1.x and is returning a blank screen using Microsoft IE8 or Firefox 3.6 and JRE 1.6_24.

Java console error :
......
security: property package.access value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.
security: property package.access new value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.,com.sun.javaws
security: property package.access value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.,com.sun.javaws
security: property package.access new value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.,com.sun.javaws,com.sun.deploy
security: property package.access value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.,com.sun.javaws,com.sun.deploy
security: property package.access new value sun.,com.sun.xml.internal.ws.,com.sun.xml.internal.bind.,com.sun.imageio.,com.sun.javaws,com.sun.deploy,com.sun.jnlp
security: property package.definition value null
security: property package.definition new value com.sun.javaws
security: property package.definition value com.sun.javaws
security: property package.definition new value com.sun.javaws,com.sun.deploy
security: property package.definition value com.sun.javaws,com.sun.deploy

.....
basic: Plugin2ClassLoader.addURL parent called for http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/disco5i.jarjar
basic: Plugin2ClassLoader.addURL parent called for http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/disco5i.jarjar
network: Downloading resource: http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/plugin/images/download.gif
Content-Length: 7,270
Content-Encoding: null
network: Wrote URL http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/plugin/images/download.gif to File C:\Users\segurae\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\55\2f9d7037-3313cff7-temp
network: Cache entry not found [url: http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/disco5i.jarjar, version: null]
network: Connecting http://myserver.oracle.com:80//discoverer/plus_files/disco5i.jarjar with proxy=DIRECT
....

Changes

Behavior started following an installation of the lower java version 1.5_11. 

Cause

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