By LuciaC-Oracle on Dec 16, 2013
If you use Oracle Install Base or Asset Tracking modules in your EBS implementation then Doc ID 1604288.1: Guidelines For Applying A Patch In Install Base (CSI) And Asset Tracking (CSE) Modules is a must-read.
The purpose of the document is to list all mandatory and optional steps required whenever an Install Base (CSI) or Asset Tracking (CSE) patch is applied on an environment. Following the steps given you will help you to avoid some of the common errors and problems that are typically reported after applying a CSI/CSE patch.
1) Database objects (especially Package Bodies) become invalid, resulting in transactions not properly interfaced in Install Base.
2) Code fixes introduced by a given patch are not used by user browser session, resulting in reporting that issue is not fixed even after applying the given patch.
Take a look at Doc ID 1604288.1 now and bookmark it ready for the next time you have to apply a CSI/CSE patch.