Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now

February 27, 2019 | 2 minute read
Tahir Ahmad
Senior Director
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Since we originally announced availability of Java Web Start for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 in April 2017 some developments have taken place. The bottom line is that we highly recommend all our Oracle E-Business Suite customers to migrate your Oracle E-Business Suite client tier to use Java Web Start (JWS) without delay.

Some of the recent expected developments that increase the importance of moving to Java Web Start include:

In addition to this, Oracle E-Business Suite has released the following:

Begin Your Migration to Java Web Start

My Oracle Support Note 2188898.1, Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite contains details about how you can migrate an existing Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 or 12.1 environment to use Java Web Start. This includes recently added support for multiple Oracle Forms sessions.

While you transition to Java Web Start, you may ask what happens if you encounter issues using the Java Plug-in with EBS?  For the answer to this and many other important Java-related questions, refer to My Oracle Support Note 2510500.1, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite.


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Tahir Ahmad

Senior Director

Tahir Ahmad is a Senior Director in Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Integration team. He joined Oracle in 1994. Prior to joining E-Business Suite Application Technology Integration team in 2000, he worked as a Senior Development Manager in Oracle Order Management.

Tahir is focused on how E-Business Suite uses Java, 3rd party software and Fusion Middleware products -- including Identity Management, Weblogic Server, Mobile Application Framework, SOA, Business Intelligence and Data Integration. His daily work also revolves around a variety of architecture issues related to cloud, on-premise, hybrid and mobile deployments of E-Business Suite and related systems and services.

Tahir holds a Master of Computer Science degree from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. In addition to English, he is also fluent in Turkish and Urdu.

Tahir supports Coalition on Homelessness San Francisco, Agape Villages Foster Family Agency and American Heart Association. In his spare time, you are likely to find him at a local hiking and biking trail, golf course, pool hall or entertaining kids of all ages with a card magic trick or two.

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