Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.0 - October 2017

Name of Product:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server 8.1.0.0.0

Product Description:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server is an email server product that provides message transfer, message store, and message access functions over standard protocols. Given the nature of this product, administrative and management access is provided via the command line and not through a graphical user interface. Thus accessibility is provided at the operating system layer. The primary users of this command line interface is limited to system administrators of the product.

Date:

11-Feb-2019

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Evaluation Methods Used:

Oracle's policy is to design, develop and test both products and documentation to be accessible. The recommended styles of testing for accessibility include: (i) algorithmic automated tests, (ii) human judgement tests such as tool-assisted tests, visual inspection and manual operation, and (iii) testing with assistive technology by people with and without disabilities. Additional information about Oracle's accessibility program is available on http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/index.html

Accessibility Standards/Guidelines

This report covers the degree of conformance for the following accessibility standard/guideline:

Standard/GuidelineIncluded In Report
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, at https://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Section 508 as published in 2017, at https://www.Section508.govYes

Terms

The terms used in the Conformance Level information are defined as follows:

Supports
The functionality of the product has at least one method that meets the criteria without known defects or meets with equivalent facilitation.
Supports with Exceptions
Some functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Does Not Support
Majority of functionality of the product does not meet the criteria.
Not Applicable
The criteria are not relevant to the product.

WCAG 2.0 Report

Table 1 also documents conformance with:

  • Section 508: Chapter 5 - 501.1 Scope, 504.2 Content Creation or Editing, and Chapter 6 - 602.3 Electronic Support Documentation

Note: When reporting on conformance with the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.0 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Non-text characters are not used
  • Images are not used
  • CAPTCHAs are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text using ALT
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Headings follow standard text patterns for rendering headings
  • Lists follow standard text patterns for rendering lists
  • Paragraphs follow standard text patterns for rendering paragraphs

The documentation was tested for:

  • Headings are encoded with HTML heading tags
  • List markup is used for marking up lists
  • Table markup is used for marking up data tables, including row and column headers and table captions/summaries where appropriate
  • Data tables specify SUMMARY or CAPTION
  • Groups of components are marked up with their description
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The correct reading sequence is discernible when output is rendered to a file.

The documentation was tested for:

  • The sequence of elements in the DOM matches a logical reading sequence.
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • Instructions provided do not refer to things solely based on their sensory characteristics such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, color, or sound
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Information is not conveyed using color

The documentation was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight
  • Information conveyed by color has a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Not ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • The other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality when rendered in a GUI-based terminal application that supports text rendering sizes up to 200% larger than normal.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Text can be resized up to 200% without loss of content or functionality.

 

1.4.5 Images of Text(Level AA)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • Images of text are not used.
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • ability to perform functions from the keyboard only
  • proper operation of unique keystrokes, including those listed in the product documentation
  • respects sticky keys, filter keys and toggle keys, and high contrast settings.
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • Keyboard focus is not used.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through control only using the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control.
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for :

  • Time limits are not used.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • There is no moving, blinking or scrolling content.
2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • No portion of the screen flickers or flashes with a frequency between 2 Hz and 55 Hz.
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks(Level A)Supports

Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is automatically met.

The documentation was tested for:

  • A ‘Skip to Main Content’ link is provided to skip repetitive navigation links at the top of the page.
2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The name of the software application is meaningful.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Pages have a meaningful title specified in the TITLE element.
2.4.3 Focus Order(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Keyboard focus is not used.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Supports

The product's CLI does not make use of any links.

The documentation was tested for:

  • The text of links and their surrounding paragraph, list, or table cell (with marked up table headers) is sufficient to describe their purpose
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is automatically met.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Pages are in a site table of contents
  • Pages are fully inter-linked.
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • Headers describe the topic or purpose of the content below them
  • Labels describe the purpose of the associated field
2.4.7 Focus Visible(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Keyboard focus is not used.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus.
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • This product's CLI only runs in English, therefore it is expected that the user is also running their assistive technology in English, where applicable.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Properly set lang attribute for the pages.
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • This product's CLI only runs in English, therefore it is expected that the user is also running their assistive technology in English, where applicable.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Proper use of lang attribute for text passages that are in a different language than that of the page.
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • When an element receives focus, it does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window.
3.2.2 On Input(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for

  • User interface components are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Changes in the value of user interface components does not result in a substantial change to the page, an additional change of keyboard focus, or the spawning of a pop-up window
3.2.3 Consistent Navigation(Level AA)Supports

Oracle non-Web software products, including bundles and suites of software, do not behave as a set of software programs as the term is defined. Therefore this guideline is automatically met.

The documentation was tested for:

  • Pages that are grouped together into sets with a common navigation mechanism utilize that navigation mechanism in the same fashion, with navigation elements appearing in the same relative order.
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Images and controls are not used

The documentation was tested for:

  • Images and controls are used and identified consistently throughout the product
3.3.1 Error Identification(Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • When input errors are detected, they are described to the user in text, including identifying the item where the error occurred
3.3.2 Labels or Instructions (Level A)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The product and the documentation were tested for:

  • Where suggestions for fixing an input error are known, they are provided to the user
3.3.4 Error Prevention (Legal, Financial, Data)(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for :

  • Data is checked for input errors with an opportunity for the user to correct them
  • Data can be reviewed, corrected, and confirmed by the user before they are finalized

The documentation does not allow for changes to data.

4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Markup languages are not used to generate the user interface

The documentation was tested for:

  • Elements in HTML content have complete start and end tags, are properly nested, do not contain duplicate attributes, and have unique IDs
  • Pages validate to the HTML specification
4.1.2 Name, Role, Value (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • User interface components are not used.

The documentation was tested for:

  • HTML controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL, TITLE, SUMMARY, CAPTION, etc.

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2017 Section 508 Report

Chapter 3: Functional Performance Criteria (FPC)

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
302.1 Without VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.2 With Limited VisionNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.3 Without Perception of ColorNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.4 Without HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.5 With Limited HearingNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.6 Without SpeechNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.7 With Limited ManipulationNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.8 With Limited Reach and StrengthNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.
302.9 With Limited Language, Cognitive, and Learning AbilitiesNot ApplicableThe product does not rely on equivalent functionality, and all aspects are addressed by the technical standards.

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Chapter 4: Hardware

These criteria are all Not Applicable because the product is not Hardware

Chapter 5: Software

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
501.1 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
 502 Interoperability with Assistive TechnologyHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.2.1 User Control of Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.2.2 No Disruption of Accessibility FeaturesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Software does not disrupt platform accessibility features such as Sticky Keys, High Contrast and Large Fonts.
 502.3 Accessibility ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
502.3.1 Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.2 Modification of Object InformationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.3 Row, Column, and HeadersNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.4 ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.5 Modification of ValuesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.6 Label RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.7 Hierarchical RelationshipsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.8 TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.9 Modification of TextNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.10 List of ActionsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.11 Actions on ObjectsNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.12 Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.13 Modification of Focus CursorNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.3.14 Event NotificationNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
502.4 Platform Accessibility FeaturesNot ApplicableThe product is not a platform or does not have access to platform accessibility features.
 503 ApplicationsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.2 User PreferencesSupports

The product was tested for:

  • Responds to platform settings for color, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor.
503.3 Alternative User InterfacesNot ApplicableThe product does not have assistive technology features.
 503.4 User Controls for Captions and Audio DescriptionHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
503.4.1 Caption ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
503.4.2 Audio Description ControlsNot ApplicableThe product has no multimedia.
 504 Authoring ToolsHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
504.2 Content Creation or EditingNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.1 Preservation of Information Provided for Accessibility in Format ConversionNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.2.2 PDF ExportNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.3 PromptsNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.
504.4 TemplatesNot ApplicableThe product is not an authoring tool.

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Chapter 6: Support Documentation and Services

Criteria
Conformance Level
Remarks and Explanations
 602 Support DocumentationHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
602.2 Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesNot Applicable

The product does not contain accessibility and compatibility features.

602.3 Scope - Incorporation of WCAG 2.0 AASupportsSee the responses in the WCAG 2.0 section of this report.
602.4 Alternate Formats for Non-Electronic Support DocumentationNot Applicable

Product documentation is in electronic format.

 603 Support ServicesHeading cell - no response requiredHeading cell - no response required
603.2 Information on Accessibility and Compatibility FeaturesSupportsOracle Global Customer Support can provide information about accessibility features of the product.
603.3 Accommodation of Communication NeedsSupportsOracle customers have access to electronic support through My Oracle Support or by calling Oracle Support at 1.800.223.1711. Hearing-impaired customers in the U.S. who wish to speak to an Oracle Support representative may use a telecommunications relay service (TRS). Information about the TRS is available at http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/trs.html, and a list of telephone numbers is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/telecommunications-relay-services-directory. International hearing-impaired customers should use the TRS at +1.605.224.1837. An Oracle Support engineer will respond to technical issues according to the standard service request process.

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Oracle Legal Disclaimer

The information above describes this product's ability to support the applicableStandards/Guidelines, subject to Oracle's interpretation of those standards(available at http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/oracle-accessibility-program-173235.html) and the remarks in this document. For more information regarding the accessibility status of this product or other Oracle products, see http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

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