After Upgrading to JRE 1.7 On Windows 7 64 bits Forms Applet Stop Working (Doc ID 1500856.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Note: Please check the Client Certification section of the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations for the appropriate version of your product to ensure JRE 1.7 is supported as a client for your version.

 

After upgrading JRE on the client machine to 1.7 version and trying to run an Oracle Form the following is displayed.

Application Error
ClassNotFoundException
oracle.forms.engine.Main

 

 

After enabling Java Trace the following is being recorded in the Java console
java.net.SocketException: Permission denied: connect
at java.net.DualStackPlainSocketImpl.waitForConnect(Native Method)
at java.net.DualStackPlainSocketImpl.socketConnect(Unknown Source)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.doConnect(Unknown Source)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connectToAddress(Unknown Source)
at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connect(Unknown Source)
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.connect(Unknown Source)
at java.net.SocksSocketImpl.connect(Unknown Source)
at java.net.Socket.connect(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.NetworkClient.doConnect(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.openServer(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.openServer(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.<init>(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.New(Unknown Source)
at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.New(Unknown Source)
 

Changes

 JRE was upgraded to 1.7

Cause

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