Fully freeware APEX environment VI: Oracle HTTP server (installation)

This is post 6 in my series about a fully freeware APEX installation: Information has been taken from The Oracle Install guidelines http://eelzinga.wordpress.com/2009/07/04/oracle-fusion-middleware-11g-ofm11g-on-centos-5/ Shut down EPG The EPG is still running. To shut it down, open SQL*plus:conn conn system execute dbms_xdb.sethttpport(0); exit Prerequisits Make sure your system has enough memory (2 Gigs or more) We … Read more

Fully freeware APEX environment IV: GlassFish Installation

This is part 3 of my series on a fully freeware APEX environment on CentOS: This post consists of 3 parts: Install Java Glassfish preparations Install GlassFish Configure Glassfish (part 3a) Information has been taken from: http://www.scribd.com/doc/19252518/StepbyStep-Install-Guide-Sun-GlassFish-Enterprise-Server-v3-on-Linux (glassfish part) http://bhapca.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-install-glassfish-on-centos-and.html (java part) Here we go… Install Java CentOS allready comes with java pre-installed: /usr/bin/java -> … Read more

Fully freeware APEX environment V: Configure GlassFish

In this post we’ll configure the GlassFish 3 server that we installed in the previous post. Information has been aggregated from different blogs: http://www.davidghedini.com/pg/entry/install_glassfish_3_1_on http://bhapca.blogspot.com/2009/05/how-to-install-glassfish-on-centos-and.html The APEX Listener Installation guide (pdf) Apex & Apex listener download Apex and the listener should be downloaded now. Now we start the admin console and mkdir -p $ORACLE_BASE/product/1.1.2/apxlistener mkdir … Read more

Fully freeware APEX environment III: The APEX listener

This is post 3 in my series about a fully freeware CentOS Apex environment Configure the APEX Listener Your listener is deployed, but not yet configured. Go to http://localhost:8080/apex/listenerConfigure We must set parameters in three tabs: Connection Username: apex_public_user Password: the password as set earlier for this user Connection Type: Basic Hostname: localhost Port: 1521 … Read more

Command Prompt here….

Nothing to do with APEX, but I really don’t want to forget this. As you might know, I’m a big fan of the command prompt. I’ve been using 4DOS/4NT/Take Command for years. These products are sold by a company called JP Software. But now they also have a free-ware product, which suffices for most of … Read more

Changing Webserver

Please imagine the following: You started out with apex. And because it was the easiest installation scheme (apart from copying the ready-made virtual machine offered by Oracle free-of-charge ;-), you used the EPG-installation scenario. Lets suppose that by now you have gained a bit of experience and you want to use a proper webserver to … Read more