Forms 11gR2 : Referencing Variables in formsweb.cfg Does not Work (Doc ID 1527099.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 11.1.2.0.0 to 11.1.2.1.0 [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Forms 11gR2 , referencing variables in formsweb.cfg does not work:

For example, add the following section to formsweb.cfg:

 
Call the URL http://hostname:8888/forms/frmservlet?config=test

The username field will be populated with %username% instead of testuser, i.e. the variable has not been resolved to testuser. 


Furthermore, implementing the suggestion from the following document will fail due to this problem:

Custom HTML login page for forms (Doc ID 279636.1)

 

Changes

Upgrade from 10gR2 to 11gR2.

Cause

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