Installing and Starting JDeveloper 11 With IBM’s JDK 1.6

(Doc ID 762018.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version to [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


JDeveloper 11 does not start using IBM's JDK 1.6, and dies with the following exception:

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com.sun.naming.internal.VersionHelper
at oracle.javatools.jndi.LocalInitialContextFactoryBuilder.<init>(


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