Socket mode for forms in R12

Forms by default run in servlet mode in R12 and above.Some times we may require to change it socket mode for better performance. Here are the steps

Run the following command to enable Forms Socket Mode on Forms/web nodes (Place correct context file name and port value)

$FND_TOP/bin/ -script=ChangeFormsMode -contextfile=$CONTEXT_FILE -mode=socket -port=8000 -runautoconfig=yes

Where port = forms port and contextfile=your environment contextfile

The above script will also run autoconfig to make all the configuration changes

To Start/Stop/check Status of forms servers use following scripts

./ status/stop/start

The script will not show forms running in 10giAS