Forms Not Launching Through Firefox 11+ Due to Blocklisting of Java (JRE Plugin) Versions Below 1.6.0_31 (Doc ID 1447546.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 30-NOV-2013

Symptoms

When using E-Business Suite versions 11i and 12, users are unable to launch the professional user interface (forms) when using Mozilla Firefox versions 11.0 and newer.  

Note that the highest recommended Firefox version is the ESR release of 10.x as per the following notes:

<Note:285218.1>-Recommended Browsers for Oracle E-Business Suite 11i
<Note:389422.1>-Recommended Browsers for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12

The following error is produced:

In order to access this application, you must install the J2SE Plugin version
1.6.0_30. To install this plugin, .....



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Attempt to open any E-Business suite form from a Firefox browser.
2. Note that the previously installed and working JRE 1.6.0_30 plug-in is no longer working.

Changes

1. Recent upgrade to Firefox 11 or newer.
2. Recent update of blocklist by Firefox.

 

 

Cause

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