How to Connect SQL Developer to Oracle REST Data Services / APEX Listener for the Purposes of Administration

(Doc ID 1624201.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle REST Data Services - Version 2.0 and later
Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document has been replaced by <Note 1944451.1> - How to Configure ORDS (APEX LISTENER) and SQL Developer to Administer the ORDS Configuration: which has more detailed instructions.

With Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) (formerly the Application Express (APEX) Listener) 2.0 and SQL Developer 3.2 and above, it is now possible to create connections from the latter to the former for the purposes of administration  SQL Developer provides an organized, graphical interface to administer and manage multiple APEX Listener configurations.


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