Java tool (OWM, NETCA, NETMGA, NETCA, DBCA, OUI, etc) fails to display or hangs
(Doc ID 549623.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2020
Applies to:Net Configuration Assistant - NetCA - Version 10.2.0.4 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Net Manager - NetMgr - Version 184.108.40.206.0 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 9.0.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Security Service - Version 9.1 to 126.96.36.199
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Net Configuration Assistant - NetCA - Version: 9.1 to 11.1
Net Manager - NetMgr - Version: 9.1 to 11.1
Oracle Net Services - Version: 9.1 to 11.1
Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version: 9.1 to 11.1
Oracle Universal Installer - Version: 9.1 to 11.1
This problem can occur on any platform.
checked for currency 8-jul-2013
When starting one of the Java based management tools (OWM, NETCA, NETMGR, DBCA, OUI installer, etc) from our UNIX/Linux machine with display redirected or forwarded to another workstation, the tool starts but it hangs (the application window does not appear, does not refresh or is not drawn correctly) or crashes with errors related to fonts, like the following:
X display is being forwarded (e.g. through SSH tunneling) or directed to another machine, usually a Windows workstation.
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