How firefox 3.6 accelerates the phasing out of Jinitiator (and frustrates Ora-support..)

By |2019-09-29T17:30:47+02:00March 15th, 2010|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

The customer is using Firefox, 3.5 in this case, and Internet Explorer (6!). Suddenly the application does not work anymore for a lot of clients, as a matter of fact, the firefox-users. They had upgraded their Firefox to 3.6., and got the message that an add-on must me installed ( appears to be the JRE ) . After installing this, it still does not work.

Logrotating of files like default-web-access.log with help of Linux

By |2019-10-05T19:40:05+02:00October 27th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

What to do about the ever growing files on Oracle application server as: - default-web-access.log - server.log and more.. These files are not logrotated (OAS

Knowabouts regarding C# webservices connecting Oracle database

By |2019-10-05T19:23:23+02:00September 28th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , , , |

A java-progam (.jar) is calling a webservice, written in C#. I'm able to unzip the jarfile to detect which service it is calling, but how do I know the service is listening to that name? Especially it's not documented and I don't have a clue about the name of the wsdl-file. A webservice, written in C#, is calling an Oracle Database. Oracle 9i client has been installed. Message appears: "System.Data.OracleClient requires Oracle client software version 8.1.7 or greater".

OID gives status NONE. Error: sgslunlListen: Bind Failed On Communication Endpoint

By |2019-10-12T17:55:41+02:00September 10th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , , |

Installed and configured application server  on VM-ware with guest-OS Suse Linux 9. All worked fine, until a (hard) reboot by system admin. OID can’t connect to the default port 13060.

Error in $ORACLE_HOME/ldap/log/oidldapd01.log :

“Bind Failed On Communication Endpoint”  and “Dispatcher Process unable to bind to port”

Because it was a rough […]

Object ODS.OID_RESPONSE_ARRAY_TYPE does not exist, Grid Control

By |2019-10-12T17:44:16+02:00August 31st, 2009|Categories: grid control|Tags: , , , , |

After installing Oracle Application Server, with corresponding OID, Grid Control gave me the obove mentioned error, and the the item OID gave a 'metric collection error'. To fix the metric collection error downloaded and applied Patch 5686191 on top of OID product.This is a sql-script to run against the OID-repository.

Adding a true-type font to Reports Services while running Reports deployed on the web

By |2019-09-28T17:20:20+02:00August 11th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , , , |

Problem: A report, designed for generating PDF with the true-type font Univers in it, does not work while deployed on the web, and uses other fonts instead.
Cause: there’s no Univers installed in the Reports Services on Unix.
Solution: install the font and configure the Reports Service!  Sounds simple…

In the […]

Creating / deleting a reports server in OAS 10.1.2, integrated with EM/AS-console

By |2019-09-28T19:51:51+02:00July 10th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

Creating a reports server and integrate it with Enterprise Manager / iasconsole

– Under control of opmn (wil be automatically restarted)
– Visible and manageable under Enterprise Manager.

1. Create/start a new reports server : “$ORACLE_HOME/bin/ repproject
2. A small window will pop-up, showing that the reports server is starting up.

Create virtual host with Webcache on OAS

By |2019-09-29T19:25:08+02:00June 12th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , , |

Creating Virtual Host with Webcache and HTTP-server. Not that high-tech, but takes quite a lot of small steps, and must be done without taking risks in a production environment. I did this with Enterprise Manager, while I did not completely rely on my abilities on updating the $ORACLE_HOME/webcache/webcache.xml ..... , and eventually I had to hand it over to the production-DBA.

Headstart 10g installation/configuration 6.5.4

By |2019-09-29T17:38:36+02:00June 8th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , |

10 years ago the installation and configuration of Headstart was a lot of sweat(r)ing, mostly not automated installation-scripts with a lot of faults in it. And thank God it has not changed!! Scripts are Windows-oriented, never heard of Linux, documentation is not quite self-explainable.

5MB limit on processing documents in application server

By |2019-09-28T17:02:13+02:00February 10th, 2009|Categories: App. Server|Tags: , , , |

Case:  some project is processing documents from a document-management system (Hummingbird) through a webservice on an Oracle application server ( Suse Linux 64-bits, version 9.

Documents with a size above 5MB are not processed, no errors in logging or what so ever (you would expect outofmemory somewhere..). Java options of the […]

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