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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

JInitiator Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: JInitiator is a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) developed and distributed by the Oracle Corporation. This software allows a web-enabled Oracle Forms client application to be run inside a web browser. Specifically, Oracle JInitiator enables end users to run Oracle9iAS Forms Services applications directly within Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer (IE). This JVM is called only when a web-based Oracle application is accessed. This behavior is implemented by a plugin or an ActiveX control, depending on the browser.

This technology does not utilize a database as it does not store data.

Note: Jinitiator has been sunset by Oracle as of July 31, 2009. Developers are asked to use Java Runtime Environment (JRE) as a replacement.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.1
Decision Date: 01/10/2019 at 20:50:10 UTC
Introduced By: SCCM
Vendor Name: Oracle
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (01/10/2019 at 20:50:10 UTC).