Monthly Archives: February 2012

Changing the PlsqlErrorStyle atttribute for EPG

I’ve been having some trouble with my Oracle XE + Apex 4.0 + EPG instance lately and the only way I could debug the error was by switching the way EPG produces the error messages in the web browser.

By default, EPG (Embedded PLSQL Gateway) outputs the web page rendering error messages in ApacheStyle, meaning that when a page results in error, the message displayed in the browser is similar to that output by an Apache HTTP Server (even if you’re not using one):

404 Not found

The requested URL was not found on this server

The way to change the error message style for EPG is by executing as SYS:

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