Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) / APEX Listener FAQ for APEX Listener Versions 2.0
(Doc ID 1535263.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 4.0 and later
Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.2 and later
Oracle REST Data Services
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This FAQ discusses information specific to the APEX 2.0 Listener. For additional information related to the APEX Listener see <Note 1536052.1> - APEX Listener FAQ for APEX Listener.
Oracle REST Data Services / APEX Listener version 2.0 is outside of premier support according to the Oracle Lifetime Support - Technology Products document. It is recommended that customers upgrade to a supported version as soon as it is feasible.
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In this Document
|Questions and Answers|
|What are the new features associates with Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) / APEX Listener 2.0?|
|What Java EE environments are supported for running ORDS?|
|What versions of APEX are supported with the ORDS / APEX Listener 2.0?|
|What are the basic steps for configuring the APEX Listener 2.0?|
|1. Download and unzip the ORDS / APEX Listener to the server.|
2. Download and unzip APEX installation files to the server.
|3. Create the ORDS / APEX Listener configuration file.|
4. Create the APEX images file, if deploying in Glassfish or on the Weblogic Server.
|5. Create the APEX deployment in the desired web server.|
6. Deploy the images (i.war) file in the desired web server (Weblogic / Glassfish).
|How do I perform administration tasks on the ORDS / APEX Listener, since the /apex/listenerConfigure and /apex/listenerAdmin pages are no longer used in 2.0?|
|Via the command line interface using apex.war / ords.war.|
|Administer ORDS / the APEX Listener 2.0 configuration through SQL Developer 3.2 and above.|
|Is it possible to customize the location of the ORDS / APEX Listener configuration files?|
|How do I determine the location of my 2.0 configuration files?|
|I have created my ORDS / APEX Listener configuration file. How do I start the 2.0 ORDS / APEX Listener in standalone mode?|
|Where are the troubleshooting logs for ORDS / the APEX Listener located?|
|Can more detailed error tracing be enabled?|
|What file contains the ORDS / APEX Listener equivalent of the dads.conf file for the Oracle HTTP Server?|
|Is it possible to run REST data services without APEX?|