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Forms Java Web Start FAQ (Doc ID 2653337.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Forms
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

 FAQ on Forms Java Web Start deployment method.

Questions and Answers

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Purpose
Questions and Answers
 1. What is the architecture of the Forms Java Web Start (Forms JWS)? Is it an applet?
 2. What versions of the JRE/JDK does Forms JWS require?
 3. How do I run/use Forms JWS?
 4. How do Java Console settings relate to Forms JWS?
 5. Since Forms JWS does not run in a browser can one still use it with Single Sign On (SSO)?
 6. Can Forms JWS be used with a Load Balancer?
 7. How is SSL configured with Forms JWS?
 8. How is SSO configured with Forms JWS?
 9. How does jar file caching work with Forms JWS?
 10. Is it possible to package the required JRE Versions along with the JNLP Deployment file for deployment to a client machine.
 11. Is there anything unique about the configuration files related to Forms JWS.
 12. I've seen documentation stating that Forms Standalone Launcher (FSAL) is the long term recommended deployment architecture for Forms. Does this mean that Forms JWS will be desupported in the near future?
 13. The Webstart related checkbox option for "Do you want to run this application?" dialog does not seem to work. How can this be addressed?
 14. Why am I receiving this error when running Forms JWS. "Application Error: JAR resources in JNLP file are not signed by same certificate ?"
 15. Can Forms JWS be run from the command line?
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