R12: "FRM-92101: There Was a Failure in the Forms Server During Startup" Error When Loading Forms (Doc ID 1103744.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 12.0.6 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Intermittently E-Business suite forms sessions are failing with the error:

FRM-92101 : There was a failure in the Forms Server during startup. This could happen due to invalid configuration.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Log into the E-Business suite.
2. Choose a responsibility and click a function which loads forms (any form)

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, forms sessions are being disconnected for up to 100 users.

Changes

Implemented a shared application tier file system (shared APPL_TOP)

Cause

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