After Migrating to Sun JRE on the Client Forms Does Not Start When Selecting Responsibility

(Doc ID 782315.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version to [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Oct-2013***


Followed <Note 290807.1> "Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite 11i" to prepare environment to use the Sun JRE instead or JInitiator to run the Forms applet on the client PC. On the client the Sun JRE 1.6.0_10 or higher is used.

After selecting a responsibility in the Personal Home Page the second browser window starts as expected but the Forms applet is not rendered.

The Java Console shows:

Java Plug-in 1.6.0_11
Using JRE version 1.6.0_11 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM
User home directory = C:\Documents and Settings\<username>
c:   clear console window
f:   finalize objects on finalization queue
g:   garbage collect
h:   display this help message
l:   dump classloader list
m:   print memory usage
o:   trigger logging
q:   hide console
r:   reload policy configuration
s:   dump system and deployment properties
t:   dump thread list
v:   dump thread stack
x:   clear classloader cache
0-5: set trace level to <n>

The access_log shows the following entries indication that not all Forms JAR files are downloaded. 

"GET /OA_JAVA/ HTTP/1.1" 404 214 0
"GET /OA_JAVA/oracle/apps/fnd/jar/fndforms.jar HTTP/1.1" 304 - 0
"GET /OA_JAVA/oracle/apps/fnd/jar/fndformsi18n.jar HTTP/1.1" 304 - 0
"GET /OA_JAVA/oracle/apps/fnd/jar/fndewt.jar HTTP/1.1" 304 - 0
"GET /OA_JAVA/oracle/apps/fnd/jar/fndswing.jar HTTP/1.1" 304 - 0
"GET /OA_JAVA/oracle/apps/fnd/jar/fndbalishare.jar HTTP/1.1" 304 -

Starting Form direct using  /dev60cgi/f60cgi in the URL starts the Forms applet as expected. The problem only occurs when starting Forms from the Personal Home Page.


Implementing Sun JRE to run the Forms applet on the client PC instead of using JInitiator


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