Installing SOA – Oracle Managed File transfer (MFT)

This post shows the installation steps for Oracle MFT .

Oracle Managed File Transfer(MFT) is a new product, released in Oracle SOA 12c which enables end-to-end transfer of files with in organization and outside of organization.

To start the installation program, perform the following steps.

  1. MFT installer requires a certified JDK already installed on your system.
  2. Set theJAVA_HOME environment variable to the location of a certified JDK on your system.
  3. The location should be up to but not including thebin  For example, if your JDK is located in /home/Oracle/JDK/jdk1.8.0_65

On UNIX operating systems:

setenv JAVA_HOME /home/Oracle/JDK/jdk1.8.0_65

On Windows operating systems:

set JAVA_HOME=C:\home\Oracle\JDK\jdk1.8.0_65

  1. Go to the directory in which you downloaded the installation program.
  2. Launch the installation program by invoking thejava executable from the JDK directory on your system, as shown in the examples below.

On UNIX operating systems:

$JAVA_HOME/bin/java -jar fmw_12.

On Windows operating systems:

$JAVA_HOME/bin/java –jar E:\SOA_OSB_Installers\FMW12C_Installers\fmw_12.

It will extract the required files and launch the welcome page of MFT installation.


Click Next and select “skip auto updates” and then click Next. it will take you to “installation location” page.


Select your Oracle SOA12. home location as your MFT location and click on Next.


Click on Next on “Prerequisite Checks” page .


Check for Oracle home location and then click on Install.


Once you are done with installation then click on Next.

Click Finish.


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