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10 Replies Latest reply: Dec 13, 2013 2:27 AM by Christian Erlinger RSS

Forms 11g - Running application deployed on network share

T. Morton Newbie
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I recently installed Forms 11g on a Windows 2008 server and I try to configure my application to run sources (plx,fmx...) deployed on a network share.

The application works fine when deployed locally.


In formsweb.cfg I tried to specify the workingdirectory like this:

Using Map network Drive -> workingDirectory=X:\MyApplication

or using direct reference -> workingDirectory=\\MyServer\MyApplication

or using softlink (mklink /D ...) -> C:\MyServerLink\MyApplication


Of course for each 3 cases, I can access to MyApplication via Windows Explorer.


No success. I always get the error frm-93531 cannot create runtime process unable to switch to working directory.


Any idea, best pratice about accessing fmx,plx through network for Forms 11g ?

Is it possible ?

Does Forms need some special rights to access fmx,plx ?

How does it work when deploying application in a cluster environment ?

Does fmx,plx need to be copied locally on all server ?


Thanks in advance.


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