How to Add MS Office 2007 MIME types to the Oracle GlassFish Application Server (Doc ID 1136610.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 2.1 to 2.1 [Release 2.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-Jun-2013***


Goal

Sun Java System Application Server 9.x and Oracle GlassFish Appliation Server 2.x by default don't have the mime-type mappings needed for MS Office 2007 documents.  When MS Office 2007 files ending with docx, pptx, xlsx are downloaded using Microsoft Internet Explorer, these files may be saved as zip files. This document explains how to add the mime-types needed to allow MS Office 2007 documents with these extensions to be saved correctly.

Solution

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