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Steps to Maintain Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) (Doc ID 1373061.1)

Last updated on JUNE 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.2.0.0 to 11.1.2.2.0 [Release 11g]
Oracle Forms
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.2.0.0 to 11.1.2.2.0 [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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Steps to Maintain Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

This article contains information to assist you with getting started and maintaining Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) installations.

 

Getting Started

The following link provides all download locations and starting points for various topologies:

Oracle Fusion Middleware: Download, Installation & Configuration Readmes
[ http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23104_01/download_readme.htm ]

To get started with the My Oracle Support Certification Tool for newer Oracle Fusion Middleware releases, see <Note 1368736.1> . This includes Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.4+, and many popular certifications for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.4 and 11.1.1.5. Beginning with FMW 11.1.1.6 and other FMW 11g R2 (11.1.2) releases (e.g., Forms & Reports, Identity Access Management) there is a concerted effort to load all FMW certifications into the MOS Certification tool. To help you find certification information for older Oracle Fusion Middleware releases from the OTN Certification link above, see <Note 431578.1>.

 

New Release Information

A major Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g product released under the Release 2 umbrella is the result of announcements within the following document:

<Note 1503701.1> Announcing Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

Other products under the Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) umbrella include the following, but are not included in the scope of this document:

 

Actions

After getting started with Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2), periodically review this document for new and updated information to maintain your installations.

Patch Set Recommendations

 
Release Patch Location More Information

11.1.2.2.0
(PS2)

<Patch 17882900>

<Note 1503701.1> Announcing Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

For updating existing installations, see the Patching Guide here:

3 Applying the Latest Oracle Fusion Middleware Patch Set
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E48391_01/doc.11120/e36789/toc.htm

Patching Guide is missing a step. Other Patch Set installs (11.1.1.x) require the  upgradenonj2eeapp.sh to be run as a post-install step:

cd $ORACLE_HOME/opmn/bin
opmnctl start
./upgradenonj2eeapp.sh
-oracleInstance Instance_Home_Location
-adminHost WebLogic_Server_Host_Name
-adminPort administration_server_port_number
-adminUsername administration_server_user

reference:
Section 5.8.1, "Upgrading System Components"
https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/11119/core/PATCH/post_patch.htm#CHDFFEEF

<Bug 21936698> - F&R 11.1.2.2 MISSING PATCHING GUIDE POST-INSTALL STEP

Note that some one-off patches also require the upgradenonj2eeapp.sh to be run and should be stated in the readme, ensure readme's are always checked.

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Note:
F&R 11.1.2.2 includes the installation and configuration with OHS 11.1.1.7 and cannot be upgraded to 11.1.1.9:

<Note 2041410.1> Support Status of New SSL Features Released with Oracle HTTP Server and Oracle Web Cache 11.1.1.9

11.1.2.1.0
(PS1)

<Patch 15948641>

<Note 1503701.1> Announcing Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)

 

Other Patch Recommendations


 

Security related patches are part of the Critical Patch Update:

Critical Patch Update

Apply the latest available Patch Set for your installation, then the Critical Patch Update (CPU) for your final version. Oracle currently delivers the latest Critical Patch Updates on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October of each year. You should continually install these updates to secure your installation. Note that all fixes are rolled into the next Patch Set and CPUs are made available on all versions under error correction support.

To obtain Critical Patch Updates, Oracle recommends the following as a starting point:

Critical Patch Updates (CPU) and Security Alerts
[ http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alerts-086861.html ]
    • Check for latest Security Advisory and a Patch Availability Document for the product installed to obtain patches
    • Security Advisories document the vulnerabilities fixed within a specific CPU release.
    • Patch Availability Documents provide the cumulative patches for each product version within Lifetime Support as defined by the Error Correction Policy Policy.
    • The below document provides more information on handling vulnerabilities:

      <Note 1074055.1> Security Vulnerability FAQ for Oracle Products

 

Support Status

Lifetime Support and Error Correction Policy details for Oracle Fusion Middleware are in the following locations:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Lifetime Support Policy
[ https://www.oracle.com/us/support/library/lifetime-support-middleware-069163.pdf ]

<Note 1290894.1> Error Correction Support Dates for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g (11.1.1/11.1.2)

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In this Document
Details
 Steps to Maintain Oracle Forms & Reports 11g Release 2 (11.1.2)
 Getting Started
 New Release Information
Actions
 Patch Set Recommendations
 Other Patch Recommendations
 Using the OPatch Utility
 Oracle WebLogic Server
 General FMW (OPMN, DMS, SSL/Networking)
 Oracle HTTP Server
 Oracle Forms & Reports
 Oracle Java SE
 Oracle 11.1.0.7 Client / JDBC/ Networking
 Oracle Database 11.1.0.7.xx PSUs
 Critical Patch Update
 Support Status
Contacts
References

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