The first product using Oracle Utilities Application Framework V126.96.36.199.0 (a.k.a. FW4.2 Service Pack 1) has been released. Just to remind you all, Service packs for the OUAF are now released with service packs for individual products that are certified for the OUAF Service (more...)
For OUAF products that support COBOL, to work with native, managed or clustered servers, the following additional setting must be appended to the Server Start Arguments, within the Oracle WebLogic console, for COBOL sockets to be used:
As with most whitepapers for our produts there is a regular set of updates performed every 6-8 months to take in new advice and new features in the Oracle Utilities Application Framework. A number of security related and integration whitepapers have been updated to reflect new and updated information:
- LDAP (more...)
One of the common questions I get from consultants, partners and customers is what other technology can we use with our Oracle Utilities Application Framework. Over the last few years we have progressively been adding more and more support for Oracle Technology to augment solutions.
Here is the current list (more...)
The following Oracle Utilities Application Framework technical whitepapers are available from My Oracle Support at the Doc Id's mentioned below. Some have been updated in the last few months to reflect new advice and new features.
Unless otherwise marked the technical whitepapers in the table below are applicable for the (more...)
One of the most common requirements in products using Oracle Utilities Application Framework is searching for records using various criteria. In Oracle Utilities Application Framework we provide a set of Query Zones that allow SQL to be used to retrieve information using whatever criteria is configured. In most cases we (more...)
A series of whitepapers has been available for Oracle Utilities Application Framework for the last few releases that deals with Software Configuration Management. This is a broad set of topics that cover aspects of managing code, data and environments in an implementation. These documents have been updated to reflect the (more...)
A new updated version of the What's New in FW4 has been released which includes the latest information about the features of Oracle Utilities Application Framework up to an including version 188.8.131.52.0.
The whitepaper also features updated information for existing functionality including references to new whitepapers (more...)
As part of Oracle Utilities Application Framework V184.108.40.206.0 a new set of Oracle Service Bus protocol adapters are available to allow Oracle Service Bus to process outbound communications initiated from the product. This complements the inbuilt and Oracle Service Bus integration for inbound communications that already (more...)
One of the additional configuration options for the authentication of the product is to implement a Single Sign On solution or implement client certificates. Whilst most of the configuration for these features is performed in the Single Sign On product and/or J2EE Application Server, the Oracle Utilities Application Framework has (more...)
By default, when using Oracle WebLogic, the Oracle Utilities Application Framework based product is installed in embedded mode. This means that the configuration files and files within the product are used directly by Oracle WebLogic, including configuration files necessary for Oracle WebLogic itself (e.g. config.xml). The installation (more...)
The Implementing Oracle ExaLogic and/or Oracle WebLogic Clustering (Doc Id: 1334558.1) whitepaper available from My Oracle Support has been updated with additional advice.
The updated advice is around setting Java options within the console (instead of within a command utility) as well as adjusting timeouts that may (more...)
By default, the online (and XAI) components of the Oracle Utilities Application Framework use Universal Connection Pool (or c3p0 for Oracle Utilities Application Framework V2.x) for connection pooling. If you wish to use Oracle WebLogic JDBC based connection pooling for integration to other products or to use the GridLink (more...)
It is possible to use Oracle Service Bus to process interfaces to the Oracle Utilities Application Framework to support the advanced facilities available in Oracle Service Bus or simply use the proxy capbilities of Oracle Service Bus. This advice applies to Oracle Utilities Application Framework V2.2 and above.
The first step in this (more...)