What is Apex listener?

Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS), formerly known as the APEX Listener, allows APEX applications to be deployed without the use of Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) and mod_plsql or the Embedded PL/SQL Gateway.

What is apex and ords?

APEX gives you a web-based user interface to administer REST functionality and develop other PL/SQL-based applications and user interfaces. APEX actually runs inside the database (it’s all PL/SQL) and uses ORDS (fka the APEX Listener) to present itself through an application server like Tomcat or WebLogic to the web.

Is Apex required for ords?

You don’t need to get any extra licenses to use ORDS. ORDS can be installed without installing APEX. You can run ORDS stand-alone, or use a J2EE webserver like WebLogic Server, Glassfish Server, or Apache Tomcat. Although you will need additional licenses for the use of these webservers.

How do you check if ords is enabled?

Enable ORDS for a Schema Check the “Enable schema” checkbox and alter the schema alias if you don’t want to expose the schema name in the URL. In this case we will ignore authorization. Click the “Next >” button. If you want to see the code that will run to enable ORDS for the schema, click the “SQL” tab.

How do I start and stop Apex listener?

To start or stop the listener at the command line:

  1. Open a command window.
  2. Follow the steps listed in “Configuring the Operating System Environment Variables .”
  3. Enter either of the following commands, depending on whether you want to start or stop the listener: lsnrctl start lsnrctl stop.

What is Apex public user?

oracle apex public user admin privilege to perform some specific action. oracle-apex. It is the requirement that a specific user of oracle apex application can be able to reset password of other users when necessary.

How do I start an apex listener?

To launch Oracle Application Express Listener in standalone mode:

  1. Download and unzip Oracle Application Express Listener.
  2. Execute the following command: java –jar \apex.war.
  3. When prompted, specify the location of the folder containing the static resources used by Oracle Application Express.

What is Apex architecture?

Overview. Oracle APEX uses a simple 3-tier architecture where requests are sent from the browser, through a web server, to the database. All processing, data manipulation and business logic is executed in the database. Once the processing is complete, the result is sent back through ORDS to the browser.

How do I configure apex?

  1. Setup. Download the APEX software.
  2. Installation. Change directory to the directory holding the unzipped APEX software.
  3. Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) Configuration.
  4. Embedded PL/SQL Gateway (EPG) Configuration.
  5. Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) Configuration.
  6. Network ACLs.

How do I start ords in standalone mode?

Auto SSL (HTTPS) Edit the “/u01/ords/conf/ords/standalone/standalone. properties” file, setting the following parameters. Adjust the port as desired. Restart ORDS.

How do I disable apex listener?

Just do ./listener.sh log and it will tail the log file. RETVAL=$! exit $?

How do I change my apex listener password?

To change the password for the APEX_PUBLIC_USER account:

  1. Start SQL*Plus and connect to the database where Oracle Application Express is installed as SYS specifying the SYSDBA role.
  2. Run the following statement: ALTER USER APEX_PUBLIC_USER IDENTIFIED BY new_password.