Running a report on web

I've created a working report after installing reports9i. It works fine and runs ok
I need my web users to run the report
1) without having to install Oracle 9iAS
2) Using Oracle 9iAS
I want to provide them a url and they should be able to run the report.
How do I accomplish this ?

I ordered Oracle reports 10g and installed on one machine. I believe it still will require Apps Server for the web users to run the report. <<10g iAS or iDS ? Yes one iAS instance is required for users to access through web. [ iDS is to create reports ]
By Apps Server do you mean Application Server ? . (Why I am asking is that there is something called Oracle Applications abbreviated as Oracle Apps. A suite for different purpose )
I noticed that when I created a sample report it created a docroot folder under temp. <<<This is a temporary folder. You need not take anything from here.
I am planning on installing Oracle apps server with reports services. How do I get an "EAR" file out of docroot ? or what chronological order do I need to install within Apps server ? <<(a)By "apps server" do you mean "Oracle Apps" (Oracle Applications suite ?). That I do not know.
If by that you mean application server, then read on.
b) I did not understand your question fully about install order.
Install order - Infrastructure, Business Intelligence and Forms (Reports comes with this)
c) EAR File creation.
How do you plan to deploy your reports ?. Broadly speaking
(i) Create RDF reports and expose to users using servlet
(ii) JSP reports with only web layout and expose as JSP
[ For (i) you will get different desformats like pdf, htmlcss , rtf etc. For (ii) only html. I suggest you to go for (i) if you want different desformats. If you go for (i) you do *not* need EAR file creation.  For more details refer the links I gave above]
http://host:port/reports/rwservlet?report=test.rdf+userid=scott/[email protected]+destype=cache+desformat=pdf+server=server_name..
For (ii) for EAR creation , you have to create ear file using J2EE standards and deploy to container. One way is to use JDeveloper to create ear file (with the reports JSPs)
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