Oracle Accessibility Conformance Report

VPAT® Version 2.3 - April 2019

Name of Product:

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c 12.2.1.3.0 updated3.1

Product Description:

WebLogic Server is a Java EE application server.

WebLogic Server Installer, Configuration Wizard, Reconfiguration Wizard, and Repository Creation Utility screens provide Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) for performing installation and configuration tasks.  Non-GUI options for these tasks are also available.

The WebLogic Server Administration Console provides a GUI for WebLogic Server management.  Scripting options for WebLogic Server management tasks are also available.

Date:

16-Mar-2018

Contact Information:

accessible_ww@oracle.com

Notes:

This VPAT does not cover the following product areas:
  • BI Configuration Assistant Graphical User Interface (GUI).

As a command line alternative to the BI Configuration Assistant GUI, use the BI Configuration Assistant in silent mode.

The below document titled "Accessibility Notes for the Administration Console for Oracle WebLogic Server", describes WebLogic Server Administration Console accessibility:

WebLogic Server 12.2.1.2.0 documentation : http://docs.oracle.com/middleware/12212/wls/index.html

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/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 2.1Level A - Yes
Level AA - Yes
Level AAA - No
Revised Section 508 standards published January 18, 2017 and corrected January 22, 2018Yes

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.
Partially Supports
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 2.1 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 2.1 Success Criteria, they are scoped for full pages, complete processes, and accessibility-supported ways of using technology as documented in the WCAG 2.1 Conformance Requirements.

Table 1: WCAG Conformance Criteria

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

The product was tested for:

  • Images that convey information have meaningful alternative text using ALT.
  • Images that are decorative are marked up using ALT=””
  • Data shown in dynamically generated images such as charts is also available in an alternative textual form (e.g. a data table).
  • Data tables specify SUMMARY or CAPTION
  • Titles for Pages, Objects and Applets are provided.
  • Complex data tables with multiple levels of table headings or other organization of data, use the ID and HEADERS attributes.

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 8737894 - "Recording" image status change is not programmatically determinable.
  2. Bug 8710718 - Error messages at the top of assistance pages are not delivered to assistive Technology.
  3. Bug 8633988- Script record activation is not programmatically determinable. To continue correct reading information on the rest of the page - it's necessary to clear the virtual buffer.
  4. Bug 8764421- Disabled empty text boxes are not programmatically determinable as disabled.
  5. Bug 9456200 - Charts in Diagnostics monitoring dashboard console are not accessible , though the underlying data for the charts is available from the harvested data log and on monitoring pages.
  6. Bug 22896369 - Home page right pane, headings are too light to be seen.

Installer -

  1.  Bug 24348311 - Welcome Screen - The link "Install, Patch, and Upgrade" that points to documentation for additional information is not read by assistive technology screen reader

Upgrade Assistant -

  1. Bug 24294278 - Readiness screens, there is no mnemonic for the cancel button.

Documentation -

  1. Bug 21784789 - Tables in online help product documentation are missing row headers.
1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No prerecorded audio-only or video-only content is being used
1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for :

  • No prerecorded video content is being used
1.2.3 Audio Description or Media Alternative (Prerecorded) (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No prerecorded video is being used
1.2.4 Captions (Live) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No live audio content in video is being used
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No prerecorded video is being used
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Controls have a programmatically associated name, derived from the appropriate HTML elements and attributes including LABEL and TITLE.
  • Complex data tables with multiple levels of table headings or other organization of data, use the ID and HEADERS attributes.
  • Table usage – only data tables, as opposed to layout tables, use table elements of TH and CAPTION and table attributes of SUMMARY, SCOPE and HEADERS
  • Each column of a data table is marked up with TH and SCOPE=”COL”
  • Tables are coded according to the rules of the markup language using appropriate table tags, and an association between headers and their related information is provided.
  • Style sheets are used only to change the layout and presentation on the screen

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 21323364- Summary of Servers page table, column for the check box which represents "Click to select all" has empty header.
  2. Bug 21323479- Settings of Admin Server General tab, the layout table could be confused for data table by Screen Readers.
  3. Bug 8768118- Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.
  4. Bug 22896369 - Home page right pane, headings are too light to be seen.

Documentation -

  1. Bug 21784789 - Tables in online help product documentation are missing row headers.

 

1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The sequence of elements in the DOM matches a logical reading sequence

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 8768118 - Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.
1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics(Level A)Supports

The product was 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
  • Instructions provided which refer to graphics included a reference to the text alternative of the graphic
1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.1 Use of Color(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Information conveyed by color is available in alternative formats, such as shape, text, font weight
1.4.2 Audio Control(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • No automatically playing audio is used
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum) (Level AA)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1
  • Other text and images of text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1

Administration Console

  1. Bug 25796863 - Administration Console Reference links lack color contrast.
1.4.4 Resize text(Level AA)Not Supported

The product 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 was tested for:

  • Images of text are only used when the technology can't create the desired visual presentation, the image can be customized or the particular image is essential
  • Images of text are not used
1.4.10 Reflow (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.12 Text Spacing (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.1.1 Keyboard(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Ability to perform functions from the keyboard only, and without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes
  • Proper operation of unique keystrokes and access keys, including those listed in the product documentation
  • The ability to use the product with OS keyboard aids: StickyKeys and FilterKeys (feature names may be different on different platforms)

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 8768118 - Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.

Upgrade Assistant -

  1. Bug 24294278 - Readiness screens, there is no mnemonic for the cancel button.
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap (Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Movement of focus through each control only using the keyboard, with no "keyboard trap" that prevents focus from moving away from any control

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 8768118 - Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.
2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • There are no timed responses and the inactive session timeout can be configured by the user.
2.2.2 Pause, Stop, Hide (Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

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

The product was 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

The product was tested for:

  • A ‘Skip to Main Content’ link is provided to skip repetitive navigation links at the top of the page.
  • Structure and hierarchy is marked up with Header elements
2.4.2 Page Titled(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

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

The product was tested for:

  • Logical movement through the focusable components using only the keyboard, in an order that follows a meaningful sequence

Administration Console -

  1. Bug 8768118 - Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)(Level A)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • The text of links and their surrounding paragraph, list, table cell (with marked up table headers),  is sufficient to describe their purpose

Installer -

  1.  Bug 24348311 - Welcome Screen - The link "Install, Patch, and Upgrade" that points to documentation for additional information is not read by assistive technology screen reader
2.4.5 Multiple Ways(Level AA)Supports

Web GUIs were tested for:

  • Pages are fully inter-linked to each other
  • Page contains controls that enable reaching all pages

This criteria does not apply for Java/SWING GUIs.

  • 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 does not apply.
2.4.6 Headings and Labels(Level AA)Supports

The product was 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)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Visual indication of the location of the focus.

Administration Console-

  1. Bug 8768118- Editable outbound connection property values in the table are not accessible by the keyboard-only user.
  2. Bug 9006398- Focus is not visible for the read-only text box "Supported User Attribute Names" when using certain browsers.
2.5.1 Pointer Gestures (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.3 Label in Name (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
2.5.4 Motion Actuation (Level A)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria
3.1.1 Language of Page(Level A)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Properly set locale/language
3.1.2 Language of Parts(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Properly set locale/language for text passages that are in a different language than that of the software (Java/SWING GUIs)
  • Proper use of language attribute for text passages that are in a different language than that of the software (Web GUIs)
3.2.1 On Focus(Level A)Supports

The product was 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 :

  • 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

The product 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 each time
3.2.4 Consistent Identification(Level AA)Supports

The product was tested for:

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

The product was 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)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

  • Labels or instructions are provided when the product requires user input

Installer -

  1.  Bug 24348311 - Welcome Screen - The link "Install, Patch, and Upgrade" that points to documentation for additional information is not read by assistive technology screen reader.
3.3.3 Error Suggestion (Level AA)Supports

The product was 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 :

  • Submissions can be reversed by the user
  • Data can be reviewed, corrected, and confirmed by the user before they are finalized
4.1.1 Parsing(Level A)Supports

The product 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)Partially Supports

The product was tested for:

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

Installer -

  1.  Bug 24348311 - Welcome Screen - The link "Install, Patch, and Upgrade" that points to documentation for additional information is not read by assistive technology screen reader
4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA)Not SupportedThis product has not yet been evaluated for this criteria

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2018 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

Product was tested for:

  • Software does not disrupt platform features that are defined in the platform documentation as accessibility features.
 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 PreferencesNot Supported

Bug 26184220 - Product does not permit user preferences

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 FeaturesSupports

The below document titled "Accessibility Notes for the Administration Console for Oracle WebLogic Server", describes WebLogic Server Administration Console accessibility:

WebLogic Server 12.2.1.2.0 documentation : http://docs.oracle.com/middleware/12212/wls/index.html

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 https://www.oracle.com/corporate/accessibility/policy.html#standards-tab) 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/corporate/accessibility or contact: accessible_ww@oracle.com.

This document is provided for information purposes only and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. Oracle Corporation does not warrant that this document is error free, nor does it provide any other warranties or conditions, whether expressed orally or implied in law, including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Oracle Corporation specifically disclaims any liability with respect to this document and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. Oracle further makes no representation concerning the ability of assistive technologies or other products to interoperate with Oracle products. This document addresses the named product(s) only and not prerequisite products for which Oracle supplies restricted use licenses.