Monday, March 29, 2010


How to Customize Autoconfig in Oracle Apps 11i on Unix

Step1: identify the configuration file you would like to customize

for example

Step2: Find out the template file related to

Use the following script to find out the template file.

$AD_TOP/bin/ contextfile=$CONTEXT_FILE target=$IAS_HOME/Apache/Jserv/etc/

For Unix the output of above command is $FND_TOP/admin/template/

Note: out put varies based on your OS

Step3: Create custom directory under $FND_TOP/admin/template

Ex: cd $FND_TOP/admin/template

Mkdir custom

Step 4: copy the template identified in step 2 to custom directory

Cp $FND_TOP/admin/template/ $FND_TOP/admin/template/custom

Step 5: Adding Customization to template file.

Add customization to $FND_TOP/admin/template/custom/ file. Save and exit.

Step6: Run autoconfig to reflect the changes.

Autoconfig file can be found in $COMMON_TOP/admin/scripts/SID_Servername/

Depends on your environment above steps may vary , please ensure to implement this solution in test before making any changes to production.

Monday, March 22, 2010


After long time I got some time and have plan to post my leanings. Over the past one year I have learnt oracle Apps administration. Maintaining Apps is quite challenging and very interesting.

In nutshell Oracle apps is a perfect environment to learn Database and Web Servers administration.

Oracle Apps DBA is a huge task Where to start ? I would say start with Apps concepts