trace on at the form level, go to the toolbar and navigate to
HELP -> TOOLS -> TRACE. By clicking on the word trace, a checkmark will appear
next to it, indicating that trace has been turned on. Reproduce the problem.
Navigate to HELP -> TOOLS -> TRACE, and click on the word trace to uncheck
trace and turn it off.
How will you take the forms trace?
Loging into forms directly
You should able to start application services without any error. If you are able to start application services without any error but still you are not able to login then you should check direct forms login.
For Release 11i : http://
For Release 12: http://
For direct forms logging, below parameter in CONTEXT file should be set to OFF. If it is not set to OFF then make below changes and run autoconfig.
Once you are able to login in forms mentioned in step 4 but still personal home page login is not working then you can confirm that issue is now with personel home page login only and no issue with APPS password.
Run AOL/J Test. Use below URL to run AOL/J Test:
To set up forms loadbalancing:
What settings are required in each node's xml files?
Are there any other variables that need to be set?
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Note 217368.1 Advanced Configurations and Topologies for Enterprise Deployments of E-Business Suite 11i
----> Option 2.4. Forms Server / Metrics Layer Load Balancing
------>Option 2.4.2. When using Forms Metric Server
Please note that you need to run autoconfig after each step as given in the Note.
I. On each Web server node, run the AutoConfig Context Editor and set the following.
1. update the
Forms Server FND_TOP context value (s_formsfndtop in $APPL_TOP/admin/
If you have multiple Forms Server nodes, they must all have the same directory structure.
2.set the Metrics Server Load Balancing Host context value (s_leastloadedhost in $
3.Metrics Server Error URL context value (s_meterrorurl in $APPL_TOP/admin/
rver error page, if any
II. On all Forms Metrics Client Nodes, run the AutoConfig Context Editor and set the following.
set the Metrics Server Host context value (s_methost in $APPL_TOP/admin/
mary Forms Metrics Server Process.
For example, if the Primary Forms Metrics Server Process is running on host "formsmetrics.oracle.com", then Metrics Server
Host = formsmetrics.oracle.com
Option 2.4.3. Disabling Forms Metric ServerIf you have multiple Forms Server nodes in your configuration and you use the Primary Forms Metrics Server Process and Forms Metrics
Clients to do Forms Load Balancing, and wish to disable this functionality perform the following steps.
On all Forms Metrics Client Nodes, run the AutoConfig Context Editor .
In the Context Detail screen, set the Metrics Server Load Balancing Host context value (s_leastloadedhost in $APPL_TOP/admin/
Metrics Server Load Balancing Host = myserver
[ where "myserver" is the name of this host and value of %s_hostname%. ]
Save your changes.
Generate new configuration files by running AutoConfig as described in MetaLink Note 165195.