Component #1: Oracle Reports

During the installation of Oracle Application Server 10g, a component called a Reports Server was automatically created, if the Business Intelligence and Forms option was chosen. The Reports Server component of Oracle Application Server 10g allows administrators to take an existing Oracle Report (either an .rep or .rdf file) and view it over the Web via a web browser. To view the report in OracleAS Portal, at least one Reports Server must be up and running, as we will associate the Oracle Report with an Oracle Applications Server 10g Reports Server when we turn the Oracle Report into an OracleAS Portal portlet. As you will see, we are not limited to just one Reports Server. We can have numerous servers running to ...

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