Where To Set Environment Variables For Forms On The WEB?
Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Forms - Version 6.0.8 to 220.127.116.11.0 [Release 6.0.8 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 30-May-2012
Checked for relevance 07-Nov-2013
For an Oracle Forms application deployed in client-server mode or over the web (using Forms Server) environment variables such as FORMSxx_PATH are set:
- in the operating system registry (MS Windows)
- in a shell script / at the command line on Unix platforms ( Linux, Solaris, HP, AIX etc)
The Forms Listener Servlet architecture, introduced in Forms 6i patchset 4a and higher versions, has a different method of locating relevant environment variables. What is this method?
Important Note: In Forms 6i configuring the Forms Listener Servlet is a manual and optional process.
<Note:247136.1> Forms 6i Listener Servlet For Web Deployment of Forms in Oracle 9iAS Rel 1
For Forms 9.x or higher in all cases the Forms Listener Servlet architecture will be used.
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