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Discoverer - alternative to browser Java plug-in

657581
657581 Member Posts: 4
edited Apr 13, 2017 10:32AM in Discoverer

Could Discoverer run as Java Web Start similar to the possible development for E-Business Suite? Maybe not already - but at least theoretically - if it was developed in that direction?

Main challenge is the browsers where the option to activate Java plug-ins have been removed.

https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/ebs_jws

https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/ebs_disco_eol

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  • sbeck-Oracle
    sbeck-Oracle Member Posts: 116 Employee
    edited Apr 13, 2017 10:32AM

    Basically, No.  Discoverer Plus is tied to the Java Plug In.  Consider using Discoverer Viewer, which does not use the JRE and is executed entirely on the Server.

    I suspect the browsers that eliminate Java Plug-In, are not certified for use with Discoverer.  Review the certification matrix for supported browsers.


    Discoverer 11g is no longer under Premier support.  There will be no new releases / enhancements. So, at this point it is important to maintain a stable environment for as long as it takes to move to OBIEE or other Discoverer replacement.

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