Oracle Forms Services 10g Advanced Configurations Page 3
Oracle Forms Services 10g AdvancedConfigurations
With the installation of Oracle Application Server 10g, Oracle Forms Services10g and Oracle Reports Services 10g are automatically installed and configuredfor you to immediately deploy your Oracle Forms applications to the web.Oracle Forms Services has all its server and application specific settingsconfigured in the
configuration files, which arelocated in the forms90/server directory of the Oracle Application Servermiddle tier home. You use the formsweb.cfg file to create specializedapplication configurations to shortcut the Forms Services request URL. Atypical Forms request URL for Oracle Forms 10g (9.0.4) looks likehttp://server:port/forms90/f90servlet?config=appconf¶meter=value…
Though there is nothing wrong in using the default configuration of OracleForms Services in a production environment, customizing the Formsconfiguration improves the Oracle Forms Services deployment platform andcan provide additional security. An example for using optimized custom Forms Services configuration is areverse proxy that handles incoming Forms Services requests on an externalHTTP Server located in the demilitarized zone, hiding the internal productionserver name and IP address from the outside world.
Oracle Forms Services 10g (10.1.2) no longer has the version number within its virtual path and servlet name
This whitepaper covers advanced configurationsor the Oracle Forms Services 10g (9.0.4) andOracle Forms Services 10g R2 release (10.1.2).Note that Oracle Forms Services 10.1.2 no longer has the version digit in its configuration files andURL names.