Can Oracle Customers Use Java SE 8 Patch Updates Released after January 2019?
Last updated on JULY 16, 2018
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Information in this document applies to any platform.
After January, 2019, a separate commercial license is required for any business/commercial/production use of Oracle JDK/JRE with any custom or third party Java applications, per the Oracle Java SE 8 Release Updates announcement. How do these Java SE 8 commercial license requirements affect the use and support of Java SE 8 updates for Oracle customers after January, 2019?
- Are customers who use Java SE 8 with Oracle applications, such as WebLogic or Forms, eligible to get Java SE 8 updates after January 2019?
- After January 2019, is a separate commercial license required to be purchased to get Java SE 8 updates for desktops that run client software used to access Oracle applications?
- Are Forms desktop users considered "individuals" who will have access to Java 8 updates until the end of 2020?
- Can Java SE 8 updates continue to be used on Solaris systems?
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