The spring edition of the OTech Magazine has just been released. My “Introduction to Oracle Technology License Auditing” article is included in this issue. The magazine is full of great articles: * Sten Vesterli โ€“ The Cost of Technology * Talip Hakan Ozturk โ€“ Why and how to use Oracle Database Real Application Testing * […]

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Here is my experiences with installing Forms and Reports 11.1.2.2.0 on Red Hat 6 (64-bit) using Java 7. Overview Documentation Download the software Prepare the OS Install Java Patch Java Install Weblogic server 10.3.6 Install the latest Weblogic PSU Using WebLogic Server with JDK 7 Install Forms/Reports version 11.1.2.2.0 Patch Forms/Reports Configure Forms/Reports Homes overview […]

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The WebLogic Server and Trust Stores

Peter Lorenzen
04/03-2014

I will describe how you create and configure trust stores for the WebLogic Server. Overview Chain of trust Keystores Creating a Trust Store Configure a Trust Store for a Managed Server Problems with misconfigured SSL Creating an empty Identity Store Chain of trust When a SSL server certificate is issued by a CA it is […]

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Deploying Jenkins to a WebLogic Server

Peter Lorenzen
03/02-2014

I am working on a project that uses Jenkins. We had a couple of different options for deploying Jenkins. We use Red Hat Linux, so we could run Jenkins as a command line service in the background, or we could deploy it to a servlet container like Tomcat or Glassfish. But since we are already […]

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Tools that I use – uptimerobot.com

Peter Lorenzen
29/01-2014

http://uptimerobot.com is service that can monitor if you sites are up and running. I have been using it for more than 3 years and it works very well. The service is free and you can add up to 50 monitors. It is easy to configure a monitor. You don’t have many options, but it can […]

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Here is a short script for listing Java heap usage for all WebLogic Servers in a domain. Execute the memory.py script. Example:   Follow @theheatDK

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I did not notice it myself but over Christmas Oracle made the SOA Suite and the OSB free for developers. I found out via the January issue of the Oracle SOA Partner Community Newsletter, issued by Jรผrgen Kress. You can sign-up for the newsletter here: http://www.oracle.com/goto/emea/soa. You can download most Oracle FMW software for free […]

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I have written an article for the winter 2014 issue of OTech Magazine. Unfortunately, something went wrong in the layout process so it does not look too good everywhere, but it is readable. The site uses some kind of widget to display the magazine. I could not get it working on my iPad and a […]

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Yesterday I did my UKOUG Tech13 presentation “Best Practices for Installing Oracle Fusion Middleware Products”. You can download it here. I have not done any conference presentations since 2007, so I was a bit nervous ๐Ÿ™‚ It did not go perfect, but after a little bit, I warmed up and it did go much better. […]

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UKOUG Tech13 WebLogic Hackathon

Peter Lorenzen
02/12-2013

Yesterday we conducted the SuperSunday WebLogic Hackathon at the UKOUG Tech13 conference. It went well and people looked like they had a pleasant time. I have enjoyed preparing for the event. The team contained a Brit, a Dutch, a Swiss and a Dane. It has been very motivating meeting people with the same interests, that […]

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UKOUG Tech13 WebLogic Hackathon

This year’s UKOUG Tech13 conference is kicking off with a free SuperSunday event. You can choose between 7 streams: Hands on Engineered Systems Analytics – Pulling the Threads Together Database Technology 1 & 2 Real World Lessons from ADF Ninjas Extending APEX out of the Box WebLogic Hackathon The best and most interesting is of […]

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OTN Developer License restrictions

Oracle allows you to download most of its software free of charge via the OTN Developer License. This is a fantastic option that I appreciate a lot. But it is important to understand the restrictions of the license. So as soon as you go into to production with a project you need proper licensing. This […]

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Oracle FMW Error Correction Support Policy

Oracle Lifetime Support contains a lot of different features. It is not only technical support through My Oracle Support. The Support Policy has 3 support stages: Premier โ€“ 5 years from general availability (GA) date Extended โ€“ 3 years extra (Normal support fee + 10-20%) Sustaining โ€“ Perpetual (Normal support fee + 10-20% + inflationary […]

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Tools that I use – nmap

For medium to large size projects the network setup can be quite complex, especially if it involves several external partners or third-party networks (VPN, MPLS etc). Normally network changes are done by network engineers that do not have access to the servers and therefore cannot verify the changes they make. When I have to verify […]

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Oracle Forms and Java 7u51

Java 7u51 is scheduled for release in January. It will have some consequences for you Forms installation that you need to address. As far as I know there is no problems with using 7u51 on the server side, only on the client side. Overview Jar signing Permissions attribute in the Manifest Forms 10g Additional information […]

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