APEX 5.0: There are issues with the configuration of the Static Files in your environment

After installing Oracle APEX 5.0, do you get the alert “There are issues with the configuration of the Static Files in your environment. Please consult the “Configuring Static File Support” section in the Application Express Installation Guide.” when you try to login into the APEX Development Environment? This is not something which should be ignored just because it goes away when the OK button is clicked. This is actually a serious installation error message! Without fixing it, non of your Static Workspace, Application, Plug-in and Theme files will work anymore.

Note: In a Runtime Only installation the above error message can’t be displayed because there is no Builder Login page, but the URL of static files will contain static-files-not-configured which indicates the same issue.

The reason for the error is that a new required installation step was skipped during install/upgrade. In summary you have to do the following depending on how you access Oracle APEX:

For details consult one of the links above, please.

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