HCM: HRMS Release Update Packs (RUP) for 2013 - Available Now!
By Carole Black-Oracle on Aug 09, 2013
Did you know that all of the 2013 HRMS RUPs (Release Update Pack) have been released? Yes!
Here are the patch numbers for the 2013 RUP releases:
App. Version RUP Name Patch # Release Date Release 11i Family Pack K RUP8 14488556 5/3/2013 Release 12.0 HRMS RUP 11 16077077 8/2/2013 Release 12.1 HRMS RUP6 16000686 5/31/2013
These patches can be downloaded from My Oracle Support
(MOS). Be sure to review the README for important prerequisite,
patching, and post-install information (including data installer and
hrglobal.drv ) BEFORE applying the patch.
Why is the RUP important to your business?
up with application of the current HRMS RUP is important so that your
system has the latest HR & Payroll features and bug fixes. Also,
the current RUP patches listed above are all a
mandatory requirement for Year End processing in the Oracle Payroll
localizations delivered by Product Development (known as 'Tier 1') legislation's and US Federal HR products. For more information, review MOS Document.295406.1
What’s included in these RUP patches?
the RUP includes changes for new features or functionality that Oracle
Development is releasing at that time. The RUP also includes bug fixes
for various issues that have been discovered & resolved over the
last several months since the last RUP update. Also, depending on your
legislation, the RUP may include legislative specific changes or updates
which are timely and necessary for staying current with HR and Payroll
functionality in your legislation.
For a list of the new features, changes, and bug fixes, review the README documents on My Oracle Support. There you’ll find details explaining what is being delivered in the patch, as well as important information regarding the application of the patch. These documents include links to legislative specific README notes, where you can also review what has been delivered specifically for your legislation. As mentioned before, review the README information BEFORE applying the patch.
Here are the README documents which are available on My Oracle Support (MOS) for the 2013 RUP releases:
- Doc ID 1540662.1 About Oracle 11i HRMS Family Pack K Rollup 8(RUP8) (14488556 11i.HR_PF.K.DELTA.8) - Global
- Doc ID 1564126.1 Oracle Human Resources Management Systems Readme, HRMS Release Update Pack 11 Release 12.0
- Doc ID 1549442.1 Oracle Human Resources Management Systems Readme, HRMS Release Update Pack 6 Release 12.1
Are there any issues with applying these latest RUP patches?
Yes, please be aware that there could be some issues that were discovered after these RUP patches were released. There is a ‘known issues’ document for each release version, to give you a heads-up on what might impact your environment. So be sure to review these documents as well, in conjunction with the patch README documents.
- Doc ID 1538593.1 Known Issues on Top of Patch 14488556 - 11i.HR_PF.K.DELTA.8 (HRMS 11i RUP8)
- Doc ID 1538635.1 Known Issues on Top of Patch 16077077 - R12.HR_PF.A.DELTA.11 (HRMS 12.0 RUP11)
- Doc ID 1538636.1 Known Issues on Top of Patch 16000686 - R12.HR_PF.B.DELTA.6(HRMS 12.1 RUP6)
So don’t delay! Year End processing is just around the corner for some legislations, so you want to be prepared by having the latest RUP patch already tested & applied! If you have any issues or questions when applying the RUP patch, please do a Knowledge search on My Oracle Support (MOS) , and review the known issues documentation.
As always, if you can’t find the solution there, please log a new Service Request for assistance from Oracle Support.