Oracle Soa 12.1 3 Download

Posted by 'Ganesh Kamble' in 'FMW' on 2014-07-24

Oracle has recently released a major release of Oracle SOA in 5 years – 12c ( I have discussed all new features of this release in my previous blog post which you can find here.

In this blogpost, I am going to show how to install Oracle SOA 12c on Development Environment using the new Quick Start Installation. Note that we will not be creating a SOA domain in this post.

Oracle® Fusion Middleware. Download, Installation, and Configuration ReadMe. This document contains important information to help you get started downloading, installing, and configuring Oracle Fusion Middleware 12 c (12.1.3). This download is the complete version of JDeveloper with all the features. This is the recommended Download. Prerequisites & Recommended Install Process. Prerequites and recommended components for Oracle JDeveloper 12c ( Linux (includes JDK 7) installation are available for downloading in the table below.

Oracle SOA Suite QuickStart Download. This page consolidates the download links for evaluating Oracle SOA Suite and includes only the Quick Start install for all platforms. Visit the Oracle Fusion Middleware Download, Installation, and Configuration Readme Files and Installation for Oracle SOA and BPM Suite for an overview of the. Nov 06, 2014 NEW Oracle Enterprise Repository 12.1.3 includes updated integrations to the 12c version of Oracle products including SOA Suite, Service Bus and WebLogic. New support for REST services and APIs includes new asset types and the ability to harvest WADL-based REST services. Jul 09, 2014 We are proud to announce the release of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12 c ( Media is being made available for download on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN), and the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud (OSDC).

The free Oracle SOA Suite 12c Installation can be downloaded from the following link:

There are two scenarios of the installations:

  1. Product Installation

This allows you to quickly install a development environment on a single host computer. We need to download this installation. It includes the following components:

  • Oracle BPEL Process Manager
  • Oracle Human Workflow
  • Oracle Business Rules
  • Oracle Mediator
  • Oracle Service Bus
  • Technology Adapters
  • Oracle Enterprise Scheduler
  • SOA Spring Component
  • Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Component
  • Oracle JDeveloper with SOA IDE extensions
  • Integrated WebLogic Server
  • Java DB
  1. Additional Components

There are additional components that can be downloaded separately as per your requirements:

  • B2B and Healthcare Installer
  • B2B Document Editor
  • Healthcare Libraries
  • Oracle Event Processing
  1. The basic SOA installation will download file which will be around 3.2GB. Unzip it and it will extract two jar files – fmw_12. and fmw_12. out of which the former is executable.
  2. Launch the executable jar file using the command – java –jar –d64 fmw_12.
  1. It will launch the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c Installation Inventory Setup. Specify the Inventory Directory and Operating System Group which has the write permissions to the inventory directory. Click Ok.
  1. The Quick Start Installer will be launched
  1. Next you will see the Welcome screen. Click Next to continue.
  1. If you have not set/exported ORACLE_HOME environment variable, you will be prompted to specify the Oracle Home directory. Specify a valid directory and click Next.
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  1. Verify the Installation Summary and if you find everything correct, click Install.
  1. The next screen will be the Installation Progress. The installer copies and generates libraries and performs the setup. On finishing, click Next.
  1. Review the installed products. This final screen allows you to optionally start the JDeveloper as soon as you click the Finish button.
  1. Once the JDeveloper is launched, click on New Application. You can verify that it allows you to create SOA Application which means the IDE is integrated with the SOA extension.
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Note that the version of Oracle Jdeveloper is also 12c ( It comes with the Integrated WebLogic Server with support for SOA application deployment. We will dive into the domain configurations in next blog.

To summarise, we have used the newly released Oracle SOA Suite 12c Quick Start Installer to install the SOA Suite and IDE – Jdeveloper on development environment. This is a very quick and easy way of installation introduced by Oracle. If you get stuck or face any error (even if you have solved it), just post it in the comments and share it with others.

Ganesh Kamble works as Oracle Fusion Middleware Consultant and is an Oracle Certified Specialist in Access Management. Having started his career in product development at Oracle, Ganesh got excellent exposure to the middleware technologies during his work in integration of Tier-1 banking product Oracle Banking Platform with Oracle Fusion Middleware products. He was honored with Outstanding Contribution award by Oracle.
His key areas of interest are Oracle Identity and Access Management, Oracle Service Oriented Architecture and Java with passion for blogging on various encounters with Oracle products. He publishes blogs regularly on He can be reached at [email protected] and

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Free Oracle SOA Suite 12c Installations

See the Oracle Help Center for Release Notes, Installation Guides, and other release-specific information.

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Recommended Install Process


Components for a generic installation are available for downloading in the table above. This is a known installation and configuration path for this release. Please see the Oracle Fusion Middleware Download, Installation, and Configuration Readme Files and the Installing and Configuring Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Business Process Management guide for assistance in creating alternative installation scenarios.

SOA Suite Quick Start Installer

The generic SOA Suite Quick Start Installer for developers is used on all platforms. It allows you to quickly install a development or evaluation environment on a single host computer. It includes Oracle BPEL Process Manager, Oracle Human Workflow, Oracle Business Rules, Oracle Mediator, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Integration Adapters, Oracle Enterprise Scheduler, SOA Spring Component, Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control, Oracle JDeveloper with SOA IDE extensions and an integrated WebLogic Server and Java DB.

Additional Components

- B2B Installer (Download above)
- B2B Document Editor (Download above)

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Included Features & Components

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