Steps to Install Forms 11g server on Oracle Linux

by Granville Bonyata on November 29, 2013

This is just a note for myself, but if it helps anyone out, have at it:

Forms and Reports 11gR2 (11.1.2.1.0) installation & configuration using Oracle Linux 6.4 on VB box

Software Required:
1. WebLogic 11gR1 generic 64-bit platforms version – wls1036_generic.jar
1b. Welogic batch 10.3.6.0.3 – p14736139_1036_Generic.zip
2. JRockit JDK latest Linux x86-64 version – jrockit-jdk1.6.0_37-R28.2.5-4.1.0-linux-x64.bin
3. Forms and Reports software – ofm_frmrpts_linux_11.1.2.1.0_64_disk1_1of1.zip

To install JRockit:
mkdir -p /u01/app/oracle/middleware/
./jrockit-jdk1.6.0_37-R28.2.5-4.1.0-linux-x64.bin
GUI will start, select the following options:
Welcome
Next
Product Installation Directory
/u01/app/oracle/middleware/jrockit-jdk1.6.0_37-R28.2.5-4.1.0
Next
Optional Components
Ignore the optional components
Next
Installation Complete
Done
Set java environment:
export JAVA_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/middleware/jrockit-jdk1.6.0_37-R28.2.5-4.1.0
export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH

To install WebLogic
$JAVA_HOME/bin/java -d64 -Xmx1024m -jar wls1036_generic.jar
— Make sure to set d64 parameter for hybrid JDKs
GUI will start, select the following option:
Welcome
Next
Choose Middleware Home Directory
Create a new Middleware Home
Middleware Home Directory: /u01/app/oracle/middleware
Next
Accept the warning about the directory not being empty, click Yes
Register for Security Updates
Uncheck ‘I wish to receive security updates via My Oracle Support’
Confirm you wish to bypass this, click Yes
Next
Choose Install Type
Custom
Next
Choose Products and Components
Select ‘Oracle Coherence’
Next
JDK Selection
Local JDK: Oracle 1.6.0_37
Next
Choose Product Installation Directories
WebLogic Server: /u01/app/oracle/middleware/wls_10.3.6
Next
Installation Summary
Next to install
Installation Complete

Create an environment WebLogic 11g environment:
vi wls.env
# WebLogic environment file
export JAVA_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/middleware/jrockit-jdk1.6.0_37-R28.2.5-4.1.0
export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH
export MW_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/middleware
export WLS_HOME=$MW_HOME/wls_10.3.6

Apply the latest WebLogic PSU (10.3.6.0.3) – p14736139_1036_Generic.zip
unzip p14736139_1036_Generic.zip
./utils/bsu/bsu.sh -install -patch_download_dir=./utils/bsu/cache_dir -patchlist=HYKC -prod_dir=$WLS_HOME
Restart WebLogic servers
Check the PSU version:
. $WLS_HOME/server/bin/setWLSEnv.sh
java weblogic.version|grep PSU

Forms and Reports 11gR2 (11.1.2.1.0) installation
login as root
run below pre-install package
yum install oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall

unzip /u01/app/oracle/software/ofm_frmrpts_linux_11.1.2.1.0_64_disk1_1of1.zip -d /u01/app/oracle/FormsReports
/u01/app/oracle/install/Disk1/runInstaller
GUI will start, select the following option:

Inventory Directory: /u01/app/oraInventory
Operating System Group name: dba
OK
Inventory Location Confirmation Dialog
Run the following as root: /u01/app/oraInventory/createCentralInventory.sh
OK
Welcome
Next
Install Software Updates
Skip Software Updates
Next
Installation Type
Install and Configure
Next
Prerequisite Checks
Next
Installation Location
Oracle Middleware Home Location: /u01/app/oracle/middleware
Oracle Home Directory: TRXi_home
WebLogic Server Location: /u01/app/oracle/middleware/wls_10.3.6
Oracle Instance Location: /u01/app/oracle/middleware/TRXI_inst
Oracle Instance Name: TRXI_inst
Next
Configuration Type
Configure For Deployment
Select Domain
Create Domain
Username: weblogic
User Password: trx1234
Confirm Password: trx1234
Domain Name: ClassicDomain
Domain Location: /u01/app/oracle/middleware/user_projects/domains
Next
Specify Security Updates
Uncheck ‘I wish to receive security updates via My Oracle Support’
Next
Confirm with Yes
Next
Configure Components
Select all options including forms Developer Tools
Next
Configure Ports
Auto Port Configuration
Next
Specify Proxy Details
Do Not Use Proxy Settings
Next
Application Identity Store
Untick ‘Use Application Identity Store’
Next
Installation Summary
Check everything is correct!
Install
Installation Progress
run the following as root: /u01/app/oracle/middleware/TRXi_home/oracleRoot.sh
OK
Configuration Progress
This could take longer time
Every item should be configured successfully
Next
Installation Complete
Save Installation Configuration – Save
/u01/app/oracle/middleware/TRXI_config.txt
OK
Finish
The installation of Oracle Forms & Reports is now complete!

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