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How to Run 11gR2 Forms Builder in Deployment Installation under Linux/Unix Platform when Forms Builder Was not Chosen (Doc ID 1532548.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2023

Applies to:

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


During installation of 11gR2,  there is an option to select from one of the two available configurations :

  1. Configure for Deployment
  2. Configure for Development


If you select "Configure for Development" and choose that Forms Builder should be installed, then the installer will create an in the <ORACLE_INSTANCE>/bin directory.

This is how Forms Builder should be run from a LINUX/UNIX installation. For example, <ORACLE_INSTANCE>/bin/

However, if you select "Configure for Deployment" during installation and do not choose Forms Builder, then there will be no <ORACLE_INSTANCE>/bin/



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