Middleware Licensing

Oracle Forms Licensing: A Comprehensive Guide

Middleware Licensing

Oracle Forms Licensing: A Comprehensive Guide

Oracle Forms and Reports are licensed as follows:

  • Independently Licensed: Is Included in the Oracle Internet Application Server edition but can be separately licensed.
  • Components Included: The package includes Oracle Forms, Forms Client Applet, Forms Runtime, Oracle Reports, WebLogic Server Basic, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control.
  • Restricted-Use Licenses: Includes Oracle Single Sign-On, Oracle Internet Directory, Oracle HTTP Server and its modules, and WebLogic Server Basic for running Oracle Forms and Reports applications only.
  • Licensing Metrics: Named User Plus ($460 per named user plus) and Processor License ($23,000 per processor) are offered.

Oracle Forms and Reports Licensing

Oracle Forms and Reports Licensing

When you license Oracle Forms and Reports independently, the package includes the following components:

  • Oracle Forms: This is the main component that enables the creation of high-performance applications for the Internet.
  • Forms Client Applet: A program that allows end-users to interact with Oracle Forms applications via a web browser.
  • Forms Runtime: This component executes the form, manages user input, and controls navigation.
  • Oracle Reports: A tool for building and publishing reports based on data from any data source within an environment.
  • WebLogic Server Basic: This is included for running Oracle Forms and Reports applications.
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control: This provides a simple interface for managing and monitoring Oracle Fusion Middleware.

Restricted-Use Licenses

In addition to the primary components, the independent licensing of Oracle Forms and Reports also includes several restricted-use licenses:

  • Oracle Single Sign-On: This is for authentication services to users accessing Oracle Forms and Reports.
  • Oracle Internet Directory: This is provided to manage Oracle Forms and Reports users and groups and their associated security credentials and privileges, synchronize data with third-party directory services and store other metadata specific to Oracle Forms and Reports.
  • Oracle HTTP Server and its modules: These are provided for running Oracle Forms and Reports applications only.
  • WebLogic Server Basic: This is provided for running Oracle Forms and Reports applications only.

Licensing Metrics for Oracle Forms and Reports

Oracle Forms and Reports offer two licensing metrics: User Plus and Processor Licensing.

  • Named User Plus: This costs $460 per named user plus.
  • Processor License: This costs $23,000 per processor. If you opt for processor licensing, apply the Oracle core factor table.

FAQs about Oracle Forms Licensing

What are Oracle Forms and Reports?

Oracle Forms and Reports are tools that can be independently licensed, separate from any Oracle Internet Application Server edition.

What are the components included in Oracle Forms and Reports Licensing?

The package includes Oracle Forms, Forms Client Applet, Forms Runtime, Oracle Reports, WebLogic Server Basic, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control.

What are the restricted-use licenses included in Oracle Forms and Reports Licensing?

The restricted-use licenses include Oracle Single Sign-On, Oracle Internet Directory, Oracle HTTP Server and its modules, and WebLogic Server Basic.

What are the licensing metrics for Oracle Forms and Reports?

Oracle Forms and Reports offer two licensing metrics: User Plus and Processor Licensing.

How much do Oracle Forms and Reports Licenses cost?

Named User Plus costs $460 per named user plus, and Processor License costs $23,000 per processor.

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  • Fredrik Filipsson

    Fredrik Filipsson brings two decades of Oracle license management experience, including a nine-year tenure at Oracle and 11 years in Oracle license consulting. His expertise extends across leading IT corporations like IBM, enriching his profile with a broad spectrum of software and cloud projects. Filipsson's proficiency encompasses IBM, SAP, Microsoft, and Salesforce platforms, alongside significant involvement in Microsoft Copilot and AI initiatives, improving organizational efficiency.

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