URL to Access Admin Login Page Using EPG is Not Correct in the Apex 4.0 Installation Guide (Doc ID 1173273.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 [Release 4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Aug-2012***
Checked for relevance 6-May-2015

Goal

In the Installation Guide for APEX 4.0, the URL mentioned to access the APEX Admin login page (when using the Embedded PL/SQL Gateway) is not correct.

The URL includes the "/pls" which is a virtual path for mod_plsql (mod_plsql is an Oracle HTTP Server plug-in that communicates with the database.)


http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E17556_01/doc/install.40/e15513/toc.htm

Oracle Application Express Installation Guide
Release 4.0
Part Number E15513-01


Shows the following:


3.4 Downloading from OTN and Configuring the Embedded PL/SQL Gateway

3.4.12.1 Creating a Workspace Manually

To create an Oracle Application Express workspace manually:

   1. Log in to Oracle Application Express Administration Services.
Oracle Application Express Administration Services is a separate application for managing an entire Oracle Application Express instance. You log in using the ADMIN account and password created or reset during the installation process.

         a. In a Web browser, navigate to the Oracle Application Express Administration Services application.

            Because your setup uses the embedded PL/SQL gateway, go to:

            http://hostname:port/pls/apex/apex_admin

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