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Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide For JDeveloper Will Fail To Open With Error " access denied" (Doc ID 2264521.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Framework - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide for JDeveloper used in Oracle E-Business Suite will fail to open with the following error:

Java Plug-in
Using JRE version 1.8.0_92-b14 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM
User home directory = C:\Users\<user name>
CacheEntry[file:/C:/oracle/product/jdeveloper/12.1.3/jdevdoc/WebHelp/devguide/webhelp.jar]: updateAvailable=false,lastModified=Tue Apr 14 07:53:12 EDT 2015,length=95385
!!!Applet Resize!!!
!!!Applet Reshape!!!
!!!Applet Resize!!!
!!!Applet Resize!!!
!!!Applet Init!!!
!!!Applet Start!!!
!!!Applet paint!!! access denied ("" "C:\oracle\product\jdeveloper\12.1.3\jdevdoc\WebHelp\devguide\webhelp.res" "read")
at Source)
at Source)
at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkPermission(Unknown Source)
at sun.plugin2.applet.AWTAppletSecurityManager.checkPermission(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.SecurityManager.checkRead(Unknown Source)
at Source)
at Source)
at Source)
at Source)
at WebHelp.myrun(
at WebHelp.start(
at com.sun.deploy.uitoolkit.impl.awt.AWTAppletAd

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to "Jdevdoc"
2. Open the "index.htm"
3. See the error being thrown


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