Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) / APEX Listener General FAQ
(Doc ID 1536052.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (APEX) - Version 3.2.1 and later
Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.2 and later
Oracle REST Data Services - Version 1.1.0 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This FAQ applies to the Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) / APEX Listener, which became available with the release of Oracle Application Express 4.0. For additional information see:
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In this Document
|Questions and Answers|
What is Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) / the APEX Listener?
|Is ORDS / the APEX Listener supported to be used for non-APEX applications such as Portal or generic applications created using the PL/SQL Web Toolkit?|
|The database came with Oracle HTTP Server / mod_plsql as a no cost option for running mod_plsql and APEX. Now that OHS / mod_plsql has been deprecated, is there a replacement?|
|What is the current supported version of ORDS?|
|How can I determine the version of ORDS / the APEX Listener that I'm running?|
|What APEX versions may be used with ORDS / the APEX Listener?|
|What Java EE environments are supported for running ORDS / the APEX Listener?|
|Does Oracle recommended ORDS / the APEX Listener over the Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) or the Embedded PLSQL Gateway (EPG)?|
|Where are the troubleshooting logs for ORDS / the APEX Listener located?|
|Should I have a backup solution in place should ORDS / the APEX Listener go down?|
|How is ORDS / the APEX Listener configured for SSL?|
|How is ORDS / the APEX Listener configured for SSO?|
|How is ORDS / the APEX Listener configured for Load Balancing / Failover?|
|What ORDS / the APEX Listener questions are appropriate for the Oracle REST Data Services forum?|
|What is the support policy for third party products (ex. ICAP servers)?|
|Is it supported to modify the contents of ORDS / the APEX Listener ords.war / apex.war file and redeploy it?|
|Are there any recommendations for troubleshooting connection issues?|
|Is the JSON generated from ORDS REST services RFC 8259 compliant?|
|Where can I find examples related to ORDS and RESTful Services?|