Re: Oracle Forms Server 6i and WebDB

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 09:52:39 -0800 (PST)
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On Dec 4, 11:51 am, "Kike" <> wrote:
> Hello.
> It's the first time I get into this forum. I do really need your help...
> I have got a harddisk crash in a server with Forms Server 6i with Internet
> Application Server 9. I found that server working four years ago, and no
> documentation nor software is now available. So, I need to reconfigure a new
> server with that software, and I'm not sure which software do I need to
> deploy Oracle Forms in the web.
> I know, there are currently a good version (10g), and it's too easy to
> install and configure. But, for old application reasons, I need that old
> version configured. I think that I need the old WebDB to get Forms Server
> automatically configured with the listener (it's a testing server; the real
> one is working ok with iAS). So, if I'm true with this, can anybody tell me
> where can I find WebDB? (We have Oracle license, of course). Or, if it's not
> possible to get WebDB, can anybody tell me about others options to
> configure? (I don't know... Apache and the necessary steps, Oracle
> Application Server 10g with Forms Server 6i if it's possible...). I have
> tried to configure Forms Server 6i release 2 patch 10 (the one which comes
> with Oracle Developer 6i package) with Apache, but the Forms Server
> (throught the port 9000) ignores my Apache (port 80).
> Please help me. I'm absolutely desperate with this problem.
> Thanks a lot.

Kike, you post is lacking the platform that you need the software for and this is a critical peice of information since if someone sent you Forms 6i for AIX it would do you no good on Windows or HP-UX.

What about server level backups? Your system administrators should have made server level backups once or twice a year. Recover one of those then you could restore the most recent database backup.

That is if backups were taken.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Thu Dec 04 2008 - 11:52:39 CST

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