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Welcome to Oracle Containers for J2EE


Oracle Containers for J2EE 10g ( is the core J2EE runtime component of Oracle Application Server.

The key values of this release are:

  • J2EE 1.4 compatible with additional support for the final EJB 3.0 specification, including JPA 1.0 API
  • Extensive Web Services capabilties with support for JAX-RPC, WS-I, WS-Security, WS-Reliability
  • Industry leading Object-Relational persistence solution with Oracle TopLink
  • Standards based management and deployment support with Enterprise Manager Application Server Control
  • Enterprise performance and scalability


The Configuration and Administration Guide is included within this distribution.
It can be be accessed from here (requires Adobe Acrobat reader).

The full documentation set is available from Oracle Technology Network at and contains:

  • Configuration and Administration guide to help with management of the server
  • Deployment guide to help with deployment operations
  • Development guides to support the development of J2EE applications using JSP, Servlet, and EJB technologies
  • Development guides to support the development and deployment of Web Services
  • Security and Services guides which describe the standard services available such as JNDI and JMS and the comprehensive security infrastructure

     OC4J Management


OC4J is managed from a browser using Application Server Control.

Launch Application Server Control


    OTN and Release Notes


Check the OC4J page on OTN for the latest information, technical notes and how-to examples.

Read the latest Release Notes on Oracle Technology Network for important information about Oracle Containers for J2EE 10g (


    Quick Check


The examples are not installed because many of them do not meet the Oracle Secure Coding Standards and may not conform to your organization's secure coding standards. They will introduce significant security vulnerabilities. However, they can be installed, from the j2ee/home/default-web-app directory with the following command: "java -jar ExampleInstaller.jar install


    Community Forums


Collaborate with other users of Oracle Containers for J2EE by visiting the OC4J forum on OTN.


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