AEM Forms JEE Patch Installer aem-forms-jee-patch-installer

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About the patch installer about-the-patch-installer

The AEM 6.5 Forms JEE patch installer includes all fixed issues for all components of AEM 6.5 Forms JEE available until the release of this patch. See the latest Service Pack Release Notes for a complete list of fixed issues.

Prerequisites to installing the patch prerequisites-to-installing-the-patch

  • AEM 6.5 Forms

Installing and configuring the patch installing-and-configuring-the-patch

  1. Take a backup of the <AEM_forms_root>/deploy folder. It is required if you decide to uninstall the quick fix.

  2. Stop your application server.

  3. Extract the patch installer archive file to your hard drive.

  4. In the directory named according to the operating system that you are using:

    • Windows
      Navigate to the appropriate directory on the installation media or folder on your hard disk where you copied the installer, and double-click the aemforms65_cfp_install.exe file.

      • (Windows 32-bit) Windows\Disk1\InstData\VM
      • (Windows 64-bit) Windows_64Bit\ Disk1\InstData\VM
    • Linux®
      Navigate to the appropriate directory, and from a command prompt, type ./aem65_cfp_install.bin.

      • (Linux®) Linux/Disk1/InstData/NoVM

    This launches an install wizard that guides you through the installation.

  5. On the Introduction panel, click Next.

  6. On the Choose Install Folder screen, verify that the default location displayed is correct for your existing installation, or click Browse to select the alternate folder where AEM forms is installed, and click Next.

  7. Read the Quick Fix Patch Summary information and click Next.

  8. Read the Pre-Installation Summary information and click Install.

  9. When the installation is complete, click Next to apply the quick fix updates to your installed files.

  10. [For Windows only]: Do the following:

    • Either deselect the Start Configuration Manager option before you click Done. Run Configuration Manager by using the ConfigurationManager.bat file in [aem-forms root]\configurationManager\bin.

    • Or deselect the Start Configuration Manager option before you click Done. Before running Configuration Manager using ConfigurationManager.exe or ConfigurationManager_IPv6.exe, navigate to <AEMForms_Install_Dir>\configurationManager\bin directory and replace the ConfigurationManager.lax and ConfigurationManager_IPV6.lax with the latest ConfigurationManager.lax and ConfigurationManager_IPV6.lax files, Search, and replace axis- with axis- in these two files.

    note note
    Using ConfigurationManager.bat file helps you to avoid updating name of .lax files manually.
  11. [For Unix-based only]:

    • The Start Configuration Manager check box is selected by default. Click Done to run the Configuration Manager instantly or to run Configuration Manager later, deselect the Start Configuration Manager option before you click Done. You can start Configuration Manager later using the appropriate script in the [AEM_forms_root]/configurationManager/bin directory.
  12. Depending on your application server, choose one of the following documents and follow the instructions in the Configuring and Deploying AEM forms section.

  13. (JBoss® only) After installing the patch and configuring the server, delete tmp and work directories of JBoss® application server.

Post-deployment configurations post-deployment-configurations

SAML configurations saml-configurations

If you have SAML authentication configured and facing issues with large IDP metadata, do the following after installing the patch:

  1. Set the following system property in your application server:
  2. Restart the server.
  3. Delete existing SAML auth providers and add them again for existing domains as described in SAML settings.
It is recommended to use the ‘Ctrl + C’ command to restart the SDK. Restarting the AEM SDK using alternative methods, for example, stopping Java processes, may lead to inconsistencies in the AEM development environment.

Impacted Modules impacted-modules

  • Document Services
  • Document Security
  • Foundation JEE

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