Forms: 11g Installation on OL6 and OCI

To install Forms and Reports 11g on OL6:

Provision a VM Standard2.2 or higher shape.


#1 Install the following prereq

yum install redhat-lsb compat-libcap1 compat-libstdc++-33 libstdc++-devel gcc gcc-c++ ksh libaio-devel libstdc++-devel.i686 glibc-devel.i686 libaio-devel.i686 rpm-build oracle-ebs-server-R12-preinstall install xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-fonts-* xorg-x11-font-utils xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 xdpyinfo compat-libcap1 libstdc++-devel ksh glibc-devel libaio-devel psmisc xclock openmotif22


#2 Install the patch


#3 Create the libXm symlik

ln -s /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib64/


#4 Open the firewall for the port 7001, 5155 and 8888

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 7001 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 5155 -j ACCEPT
iptables -A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 8888 -j ACCEPT 
service iptables save

Do the same with the subnet access list(s)


#5 Prepare the installation

mkdir -p /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw
mkdir -p /u01/app/oraInventory
chown -R oracle:oinstall /u01/app


#6 Install the jdk 1.8

yum install jdk-8u231-linux-x64.rpm

It is not confirmed that this version require the JCE extension to be installed. In case of any doubt, install the JCE extension for Java 1.8


#7 Install wls

java -jar wls1036_generic.jar


#8 Run the forms installer.

Specify the software installation only.


#9 Update the jdk with the jce extension for java 1.6 in the directory /u01/app/oracle/product/fmw/Oracle_FRHome1/jdk/jre/lib/security



#10 Shutdown the firewall

Failure to do so will prevent the reports manager service to start with an error REP-50600

service iptables stop


#11 Run the forms configuration


Specify the deployment installation type.


#12 Restart the firewall

service iptables start


#13 Enable the diagnostics (cf MOS 1242614.1)

If diagnostics are not enable the http://<url>:<8888>/reports/servlet page will return the error “REP-52262: Diagnostic output is disabled”