Why is APEX No Longer Installed by Default in the 12c Release 2 Database?

(Doc ID 2314251.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.2 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 In versions of the database prior to 12.1.0.2, a version of APEX was installed by default. In the 12c Release 2 database (12.2.0.1+), APEX is not installed? What are the reasons for this?

Solution

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