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Oracle Forms & Reports 12.2.1.2.0 in Docker by Dirk Nachbar

Juergen Kress
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As Robert Crames and me has developed some times ago a script set to install and configure Oracle Forms & Reports 12.2.1.2.0 completely silent and unattended, the next step was for me to port this all to Docker ;-)

§ Part 1: https://dirknachbar.blogspot.com/2017/05/how-to-install-and-configure-oracle.html

§ Part 2: https://robertcrames.blogspot.ch/2017/05/how-to-install-and-configure-oracle.html

Oracle has a really good GitHub Repository (https://github.com/oracle/docker-images) with several Oracle Products, but no Docker Image for Oracle Forms & Reports :-( So I spent some time and managed to port our above mentioned script set for Oracle Forms & Reports 12.2.1.2.0 to build a Docker image for Oracle Forms & Reports.
The complete set of Docker build files and a docker-compose sample can be found under my GitHub Repository https://github.com/DirkNachbar/Docker
My solution is mainly based on Oracle Images, but very modified:

§ OracleJava:

§ instead of pulling an oraclelinux:7-slim, I am using an oraclelinux:latest.

§ instead of using an Oracle Server JRE, I am using an Oracle JDK

§ OracleFMWInfrastructure:

§ within this Image, which is based on the above OracleJava Image, I am installing all required RPM's for Oracle Forms & Reports, eg. motif, compat-libstdc++-33 and so on and implementing the libXm.so fix directly for Oracle Reports

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