connect to Oracle XE using Forms 6i

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Oracle Forms 6i
Oracle XE
I can't make Forms 6i connect to an XE database. Is that even possible?

I'm not getting an error message; the Form bulider just closes.

 



Software/Hardware used:
Oracle 6i and XE

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It is possible.

I think that is an unsupported combination, but Forms Builder 6i can certainly connect to a 10g Express Edition database.

I have tested with Dev 6i, patch 17.

You might want to review the sqlnet log file (sqlnet.log), which is probably in the “start in” folder of your Form Builder shortcut.

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  • carlosdl
    Additional information from Michael1000: Sorry: did not mention: I'm using XP (prof ed) and I've installed Oracle patches 15, 16 & 17. I CAN connect w/ SQL.
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