Monday Mar 25, 2013

Boost Your Efficiency With Oracle EBS Get Proactive!


Join us for an EBS GetProactive! webcast 'Boost Your Efficiency With Oracle EBS Get Proactive'.  

Learn how to take full advantage of Oracle E-Business Suite Support’s Get Proactive resources and how you can leverage these proactive capabilities to be more efficient and effective every day.

  • Overview of Efficiency Boosting Tools Available
  • Review Best Practices
  • Find Answers More Effectively
  • How To Stay Informed


For more details and to register go to Doc ID 1532094.1

Thursday Mar 21, 2013

NEWLY RELEASED!! EBS Financials Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs), March 2013

Oracle has released the following March 2013 Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs):

Oracle Receivables
1619866:R12.AR.B, R12.1 Receivables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), Mar 2013.  
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 15341781.1.

Advanced Collections
16201879:R12.IEX.B, R12.1: Advanced Collections (IEX) Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), March 2013

Oracle iReceivables
16009572:R12.OIR.B, R12.1: Oracle iReceivables (OIR) Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), March 2013

Oracle Loans
16203360:R12.LNS.B, R12.1: Loans(LNS) Recommended Patch Collection(RPC), March 2013

E-Business Tax
16009960:R12.ZX.B, R12.1: E-Business Tax Recommended Patch Collection (ZX), March 2013.  
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1481235.1.

Subledger Accounting
16060007:R12.XLA.B, R12.1: Subledger Accounting (SLA) Recommended Patch Collection - March 2013.  
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1481222.1.

General Ledger
16206716:R12.RG.B, R12.1: General Ledger Recommended Patch Collection (FSG), Mar 2013
16200528:R12.GL.B, R12.1: General Ledger Recommended Patch Collection, March 2013

Accounts Payable
16213642:R12.AP.B, R12.1: Payables Recommended Patch Collection  (CORE AP), March 2013
16213657:R12.AP.B, R12.1: Payables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) for ISP/Suppliers, March 2013
16213660:R12.AP.B, R12.1: Payables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) for Workflow and PCard, March 2013
Additional information for each of the Payables RPCs can be found in Doc ID 1397581.1.

Oracle Payments
16052604:R12.IBY.B, R12.1: Payments Recommended Patch Collection (IBY) , March 2013
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1481221.1.

Cash Management
16242196:R12.CE.B, R12.1: Cash Management Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), Mar 2013
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1367845.1.

Internet Expenses
16234880:R12.OIE.B, Oracle Internet Expenses - Recommended Patch Collection (March 2013) for 12.1.3
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1534509.1.

Fixed Assets
Patch 16245677:R12.FA.B, Fixed Assets Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), March 2013
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1542088.1.

Financials for India
Patch 16542005:R12.JAI.B, MAR 2013 12.1.3 P2P Recommended Patch Collection (RPC)
Patch 16082317:R12.JAI.B, MAR 2013 12.1.3 O2C Recommended Patch Collection (RPC)
Patch 16082335:R12.JAI.B, MAR 2013 12.1.3 Regimes Recommended Patch Collection (RPC)
Additional information can be found in Doc ID 1487816.1.

For a complete listing of available RPCs for Oracle EBS Financials, please see Doc ID 954704.1, EBS: R12.1 Oracle Financials Recommended Patch Collection (RPC).

Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

Just Released! EBS: R12.1: Receivables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) Mar 2013

The latest Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) for Accounts Receivables (March 2013) has been released.

Patch 1619866:R12.AR.B: R12.1 Receivables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), Mar 2013

Read more about this RPC in: DocID 1534178.1: EBS: R12.1 Receivables Recommended Patch Collection (RPC), Aug 2012. 

We highly recommend R12.1.3 customers to apply these RPCs.  Each RPC is a collection of recommended patches created with the following goals in mind:
  • Stability: Address issues that occur often and interfere with the normal completion of crucial business processes, such as period close--as observed by Oracle Development and Global Customer Support.
  • Root Cause Fixes: Deliver a root cause fix for data corruption issues that delay period close, normal transaction flow actions, performance and many more.
  • Compact: Whilst bundling a large number of important corrections, we have kept the file footprint as small as possible to facilitate uptake and minimize testing.
  • Reliable: Reliable code with multiple customer downloads and comprehensive testing by QA, Support and Proactive Support.

Monday Mar 18, 2013

How to Diagnose and Resolve 'System failed to generate the PDF' Errors in Procurement

Did you Know that most of the Procurement ‘System Failed to Generate PDF’ errors can be resolved with a few setup steps and patching?  Doc ID 1520871.1 has been written to  provide you with best practices for preventing and resolving the error.

Doc ID 1520871.1

Don’t miss the important  sections where you can see how to quickly resolve known issues relating to this error.  Take a look at the note for comprehensive troubleshooting and if you have any questions come and ask the experts in the Procurement Community.

Friday Mar 15, 2013

Don't Miss Collaborate13 April 7 - 11


COLLABORATE13 is a Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community that takes place April 7-11, 2013, in Denver, Colorado.

Denver Conference Center

Oracle Support is committed to providing customers with product support best practices, capabilities, and tools to help get the most of their Oracle applications and technologies.

At this years’ Collaborate13, we look forward to sharing the many tools and best practices that are available to Oracle customers.  With 29 Oracle-led sessions, you can be sure to get more information about how to use these powerful tools and practices.  There will be sessions for Database, E-Business Suite, Fusion Apps, JD Edwards, Peoplesoft, Primavera and Siebel.  The EBS sessions will include topics as diverse as how to get the most out of My Oracle Support searches, tips for an effective upgrade and advice on how to achieve a smooth period close process.

Take a look at Doc ID 1525331.1 for the full list of Oracle Support-led sessions and go to the Collaborate13 website for registration details.

Thursday Mar 14, 2013

Resolving R12 Procurement Invalids

Did you know that there are 25 known issues with Procurement-related invalid objects after migrating to R12?  Check out Doc ID 1527251.1 'Guide to R12 Invalids for Procurement Products'.

Doc ID /1527251.1

The note provides the steps to first attempt to compile them through adadmin then, for any remaining invalids, the note gives instructions for known fixes.  So check out the note now if you have invalid Procurement objects after upgrading to R12, or if you are in the process of upgrading, check the recommended patches and avoid potential problems from happening.

Monday Mar 11, 2013

Do You Dread Accrual Reconciliation in Procurement?

Do you dread accrual reconciliation in Procurement?  The Accrual Diagnostics script is here to help!  Designed to be run when there is a reconciliation issue between subledger and GL, the Accrual Diagnostics script will spool full table contents to an html file.  Get all the data you need in one shot to analyze your problems with reconciling between the Subledger and GL.  Note the user friendly report output:

Accrual Diagnostic example output

Once you review the data if you still need help, you can provide the report output to Oracle Support to help expedite resolution. 

Visit Doc ID 1478292.1.1 now!

Friday Mar 08, 2013

Plans for Certifying Microsoft Office 2013 with E-Business Suite

Microsoft Office 2013

Since Microsoft's release of Microsoft Office 2013 there have naturally been questions about Oracle's certification plans for Office 2013 and EBS.

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See 'Plans for Certifying Microsoft Office 2013 with E-Business Suite' for details of what's planned.

What Are The Plans for Certifying Windows 8 And IE 10 With E-Business Suite?

Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8 was recently released with Internet Explorer 10 as its default browser.  

Our current plans for Windows 8 and IE 10

We plan to certify Oracle E-Business Suite Release, 12.0, and 12.1 with Microsoft Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.

When will Win8 and IE 10 be certified with EBS?

Oracle's Revenue Recognition rules prohibit us from discussing certification and release dates, but the latest updates will be published in Steven Chan's Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog - read the full article regarding these certifications 'Plans for Certifying Windows 8 and IE 10 with E-Business Suite' for details.


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