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Oracle Application Server (Fusion Middleware) installation

Scope and prerequisites

This section addresses the installation of Oracle Application Server (now known as Oracle Fusion Middleware) software. The supported versions of the Oracle Application Server software for QuercusPlus 8.0 are shown below:



Support Level

General Availability


Mainstream cycle ends

New features, Statutory changes, Bug fixes, Helpdesk, Consultancy


Maintenance cycle ends

Bug fixes, Helpdesk, Consultancy


Sustaining cycle ends

Workarounds, Helpdesk, Consultancy


Oracle Application Server

Oracle AS 10g Release 2

Latest patchset recommended


Oracle AS 10g Release 3


Enterprise Service Bus only (no Forms)


Oracle FM 11g Release 1


Patchset required


Note: for Forms and Reports only 11g Release 2 is supported for Quercus 8.0.

Oracle Application Server set-up

Note: The application server set-up below is a suggested application server only. Oracle documentation should be consulted at all times.

» For more information see the Oracle Fusion 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Documentation Library at:


To set up the Oracle Application Server

1Prepare your environment for the installation.

2Run the Repository Creation Utility (RCU) version to create the necessary schemas in your repository database.

3Install Oracle Weblogic Server version 10.3.3 and create a Middleware home.

4Install — but do NOT configure — Oracle Forms, Reports and Discoverer version

5Update your software with Patch Set Installer version

6Configure Oracle Forms, Reports and Discoverer.

» For more information see the Oracle Fusion 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Documentation Library at:


Installation steps for Oracle Fusion — process overview

Oracle Fusion for Forms and Reports installation

The installation of Oracle Fusion for Forms and Reports does not require a metadata repository therefore it can installed quickly without much configuration. Oracle Discoverer Services and Oracle LDAP Services require a metadata repository that must be created in a database using the Repository Creation Utility.

1Review the Oracle Fusion System Requirements.

» See http://download.oracle.com/docs/html/E18558_01/fusion_requirements.htm

2Review the Oracle Fusion Middle Certification.

» See http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html

3Review Understanding Your Installation Starting Point.

» See http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E14571_01/install.1111/b32474/start.htm#ASINS101

4Install Oracle WebLogic Server and Create the Middleware Home.

To Install Oracle WebLogic Server and create the Middleware Home

1Run the installer wls1033_oepe111150_win32.exe (Windows).

The Welcome screen opens.

2Click Next.

The Middleware Home screen opens.

3Select Create new Middleware Home — it must be a empty directory — and click Next.

The Register for Security Updates screen opens.

4Select whether or not you want to receive security updates and click Next.

The Install Type screen opens.

5Select Typical and click Next.

The Choose Production Installation Directories screen opens.

6Specify the desired location for your WebLogic Server Home directory (you can leave this at the default settings) and click Next.

The Shortcut Location screen opens.

7For windows installation you can choose to create shortcuts to Oracle Products.

8Click Next.

The Installation Summary screen opens.

9Click Next

The Installation Progress screen opens.

No action is required on this screen; the installer will automatically advance to the Installation Complete Screen when installation is complete.

10In the The Installation Complete Screen de-select Run Quickstart and click Done.

When installing on Windows 2003 SP2

Copy the file MSVCR71.dll from $MIDDLEWARE_HOME\jdk160_11\bin to..\windows\system and..\windows\system32

If you do not do this the installation of the Oracle Forms and reports will fail.

» See Oracle Support Note 880713.1 for details.

To install and configure Oracle Forms and Reports

Before you begin

The Oracle Portal, Forms, Reports, and Discoverer installer will present you with two types of installation:

Install and Configure - will install the product binaries in an Oracle Home directory and create and configure a working instance in an Oracle Instance directory.

Install Software - Do Not Configure - only installs the software binaries in an Oracle Home directory. You must then manually run the Configuration Tool

You must install this from the Oracle Portal,Forms,Reports and Discoverer Installation Media

The latest patchset available is, to install this you must install first using the Install Software - Do Not Configure option and then install into the same Oracle home.

To perform the installation

1Run setup.exe (Windows) from Disk1

The Welcome Screen opens.

2Click Next.

The Specify Installation Type Screen opens.

3Select Install and Configure.

4Click Next.

The Prerequisite Checks Screen opens.

5Click Next.

The Select Domain Screen opens.

By default, the Create Domain option is selected.

6Specify the following information to create a new domain:

User Name

Specify the user name. The default user name is weblogic.

User Password

Specify the user password.

Confirm Password

Enter the same user password again.

Domain Name

Specify the name of the domain you want to create.

7Click Next.

The Specify Security Updates Screen opens.

8Select whether or not you want to receive security updates and click Next.

The Specify Installation Location Screen opens.

9Specify the following location information:

Oracle Middleware Home Location

The absolute path to the directory where WebLogic Server was installed.

Oracle Home Directory

The directory where you want to install your software.

WebLogic Server Directory

The absolute path to the WebLogic Server directory; this directory was automatically created when WebLogic Server was installed and is inside the Middleware Home directory.

Oracle Instance Location

The absolute path to the directory where your Oracle Instance will reside.

Oracle Instance Name

Specify the unique name of your Oracle Instance.

10Click Next.

The Configure Components Screen opens.

By default, all of the System Components and Management Components are selected.

11De-select Portal and Discoverer.

12Select Forms and Reports.

13De-select the Clustered checkbox and click Next.

14Configure Proxy Sever details.

Note: This is not required for local installations.

15Click Next.

The Specify Application OID Screen opens.

Do not specify an OID to connect to.

16Click Next.

The Installation Summary Screen opens.

17Click Install.

The Installation Progress Screen opens.

No action is required on this screen; the installer will automatically advance to the next screen when installation is complete and the Configuration Screen will open.

18After the configuration is complete, click Next.

The Installation Completed Screen opens.

At the end of the summary information, there is a section called Accessible URLs which give you the links needed to access the configured Oracle HTTP Server and Oracle Web Cache.

19Click Save to save the summary information on this screen.

20Click Finish.