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ADF-BC Service

Recently started looking into Fusion Applications, where ADF BC Services are used at the Data Service layer rather than DB adapter. Lot of articles are found and there is nice documentation as well on how to create the ADF-BC services. I just want to highlight following points as It might take a little while to figure out for novices. And  the existing SOA domain ( did not enforce any additional runtime/libraries installation for deploying ADF-BC services EAR file .

  • Typical ADF-BC service URL looks like ://http://<host>:<port>/<context-root>/<servicename>.  Context Root should be mentioned in Project Properties –> Java EE Application –> Java EE Web Context Root and always give a meaningful name instead of the default value.


  • And service name is the one given while exposing the application module as the service and it’s not Application Module name.


  • By default, AM uses JNDI of data source in specific format as shown below. If we want to use existing data source make sure that it’s modified to your data source JNDI and not JNDI of DB connection pool.


  • Also make sure you uncheck ‘Auto Generate’ option in application deployment profile(EAR) if existing data source has to be used and does not want to create data sources defined in AM.




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