Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Oracle 9i Application Server R2 X-Server change

Introduction:
For Oracle 9i Application Server R2, there is requirement for the X Server, reports needs to have the X Server to run successfully, in this article we will see how to change the X Server from one machine to other machine.

Cookbook:
The X Server can easily be changed for the reports server, also there are many X Server available, the one is VNC X Server.

For Oracle 9i Application Server R2, there are 2 configuration files which needs to be altered if the X Server loaction has changed.

Follwing are the 2 files.
- reports.sh
- oc4j.properties

The location for the reports.sh is $ORACLE_HOME/bin/ and for the oc4.properties is $ORACLE_HOME/j2ee/OC4J_BI_Forms/config/.

Once the above files have been altered, then reports services needs to be restarted either from the Enterprise Manager or from the command line.

From the command line, we can start the reports servecis as follows..

$ORACLE_HOME/bin/rwserver.sh server=rep_machinename

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