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JRE 1.7.0_311 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.7.0_311 (7u311) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2 and 12.1. However, Oracle strongly recommends that you follow our previous guidance in the article Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now. Note: JRE 7 has reached end of life. Therefore, this release is only available during the extended support period of your EBS release. This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. How do I obtain this JRE update? This update is only available from My Oracle Support, as Patch 32726634. Do I need to apply this JRE 7 update? You should only apply this update if you have a client tier dependency on JRE 7. In such cases, you must use Java Deployment Technology from JRE 8 to launch JRE 7. This is required because JRE updates as of JRE 1.7.0_161 do not include Java Deployment Technology. To stay current with critical fixes provided by Java Development, you should uptake both the latest JRE 7 update and the latest JRE 8 update. Additional guidance on such use cases can be found in FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1). How do I get support for installing this latest Java CPU? If you are using the Java Plug-in with this JRE 7 release and require assistance applying this Java CPU, you can log a service request with Java Support. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following question in our My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where can I find the JRE 7 requirements for EBS? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 7 are listed in the following documents: Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Upgrading OracleAS 10g Forms and Reports in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 437878.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Deploying JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) R12: Recommended Browsers for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 389422.1) Related Articles JRE 1.8.0_301 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1 Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.7.0_311 (7u311) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2 and 12.1. However, Oracle...

Client Tier

JRE 1.8.0_301 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8.0_301 (8u301) on the JRE 8 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2 and 12.1. This JRE release is available as Patch 3276656, or alternatively from the Java SE Runtime Environment 8 Downloads site. This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. Are there any known issues I should be aware of? Patches have been made available to fix an issue with Java Web Start, where attempting to open a URL from Oracle Forms or any Java applet in Oracle E-Business Suite may appear to do nothing, but no errors are seen. For more information, refer to the article New Patches to Resolve Issue With EBS Desktop Clients Using JRE 8u291 or Later. Is it a requirement to use Java Web Start with this JRE update? While it is not a prerequisite to use Java Web Start for this latest Java CPU, we highly recommend reviewing our previous guidance in the article Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now. In addition, you should uptake this latest Java CPU whether you are currently using Java Web Start or Java Plug-in on your client tier. Note: September 2020 was an important deadline for you if you are still using the Java Plug-in. From that date, EBS Support's ability to help customers who continue to use the Java Plug-in is on a best-efforts basis only. How do I get support adopting this latest Java CPU? If you are using Java Web Start and require assistance with applying this CPU, you can log a service request for assistance from Java Support. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following question in our My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where can I find the JRE 8 requirements for EBS? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 8 are listed in the following documents: Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Are there any special considerations for running JRE 8 on a Mac? JRE 8 can be used with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 on Mac. To see a list of browsers and JRE versions certified on different macOS versions, refer to: Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Deploying JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) R12: Recommended Browsers for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 389422.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) Related Articles New Patches to Resolve Issue With EBS Desktop Clients Using JRE 8u291 or Later Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Getting Support for Java Plug-In While Transitioning to Java Web Start Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now Availability of Multiple EBS Forms Sessions with Java Web Start MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8.0_301 (8u301) on the JRE 8 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2 and 12.1. This JRE release...

Application Tier

Critical Patch Update for July 2021 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for July 2021 was released on 20 July 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest available Oracle E-Business Suite CPU document is available in Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 2484000.1).  We recommend you bookmark My Oracle Support Knowledge Document 2484000.1 in your favorites list in My Oracle Support.  Oracle CPU Announcements The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for reviewing all Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisories, Security Alerts and Bulletins. It includes a list of products affected, risk matrices of fixed vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents. It is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches. The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are: 19 October 2021 18 January 2022 19 April 2022 19 July 2022 Additional References Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 248400.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (July 2021) (MOS Note 2770321.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Security Guide, Release 12.2 - Secure Configuration Secure Configuration Guide for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 403537.1) FAQ: Oracle E-Business Suite Security (MOS Note 2063486.1) Related Articles Critical Patch Update for April 2021 Now Available Critical Patch Update for January 2021 Now Available Critical Patch Update for October 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for July 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for April 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for January 2020 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for July 2021 was released on 20 July 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest available...

Apple macOS

New Patches to Resolve Issue With EBS Desktop Clients Using JRE 8u291 or Later

After you upgrade your Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) desktop clients to JRE 8u291 or later, attempting to open a URL from Oracle Forms or any Java applet in Oracle E-Business Suite may appear to do nothing, but no errors are seen. This unexpected behavior is typically observed with the Microsoft Edge (legacy or Chromium) browser when using Java Web Start. Example scenarios include accessing help; viewing concurrent request output or log files; uploading file type attachments; or navigating back to a self-service page. Who Needs to Take Action? You will need to follow the instructions below if you are using Microsoft Edge (legacy or Chromium) with Oracle E-Business Suite and Java Web Start. If you are using other browsers supported with EBS, and encounter similar issues attempting to open URLs from forms or Java applets after upgrading to JRE 8u291 or later, you may also need to take the same actions. What's the Resolution? We have made available the following patches, which are version-specific. Note that it is essential to apply the correct combination of patches for your EBS release. EBS Release 12.2 Oracle Forms 10g Technology Patch 32922089 for Sun Solaris SPARC, HP-UX PA-RISC, IBM AIX, HP-UX Itanium, Linux and Linux x86-64 Oracle Forms 10g Technology Patch 32960401 for Microsoft Windows Applications Technology Patch 32902510:R12.FND.C JWS and JRE (8u291 and later) Compatibility Patch EBS Release 12.1 Oracle Forms 10g Technology Patch 32922089 for Sun Solaris SPARC, HP-UX PA-RISC, IBM AIX, HP-UX Itanium, Linux and Linux x86-64 Oracle Forms 10g Technology Patch 32960401 for Microsoft Windows Applications Technology Patch 32902510:R12.FND.B JWS and JRE (8u291 and later) Compatibility Patch We have updated and republished Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) with these required sets of Oracle Forms 10g technology and applications technology patches for Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1. How Do I Apply These Patches? For instructions on how to obtain and apply the specific set of patches you will need for your EBS release, refer to "4.7 Required Patches for Compatibility with JRE 8 Update 291 and Later" in Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1). References Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Recommended Browsers for Oracle Applications 12 (MOS Note 389422.1) FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Related Articles JRE 1.8.0_291 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1 Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS   Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now

After you upgrade your Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) desktop clients to JRE 8u291 or later, attempting to open a URL from Oracle Forms or any Java applet in Oracle E-Business Suite may appear to do...

Certifications

EBS 12.2 now certified with Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

I am pleased to announce that Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Release 12.2 (12.2.3 or later) is now certified on Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.  The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK), which is the default kernel for Oracle Linux, and the Red Hat compatible kernel are both certified. Installations of EBS 12.2 on Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 require specific patches to the latest startCD prior to installing.  You may also be required to apply additional EBS and technology patches or upgrade certain technology components such as the Oracle Database. Cloning of existing EBS 12.2 environments on Linux to Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is certified as well with required prerequisite patches. All requirements, known issues, etc. are noted in the referenced Installation and Upgrade Notes (IUN) My Oracle Support Knowledge document and must be reviewed: Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.2) for Linux x86-64 (My Oracle Support Document 1330701.1) The Certifications page ('Certify') on My Oracle Support (http://support.oracle.com) is in the process of being updated with this information. The certification of EBS 12.1 (12.1.3) on Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is in progress and will be announced once the project is completed. References Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.2) for Linux x86-64 (My Oracle Support Document 1330701.1) Cloning Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 with Rapid Clone (My Oracle Support Document 1383621.1) Related Articles Quarterly Upgrade Recommendations:  May 2021 Edition April 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) Critical Patch Update for April 2021 Now Available Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Visual Studio 2019 certified with EBS 12.2 and 12.1  

I am pleased to announce that Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Release 12.2 (12.2.3 or later) is now certified on Oracle Linux 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.  The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK),...

Application Tier

OA Framework 12.2.10 Bundle 3 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.10 and cannot be applied to any other release. What's available now? The first OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.10 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.10 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.10 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.10 Bundle 2 (Patch 32642176:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.10 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: When using the flat list Navigator on the Home Page, there is extraneous vertical space between adjacent Functions under the Navigator and the Favorites. OA Framework email notifications do not render correctly on email clients when the popups are embedded in an email facet. Export of table data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or PDF is erroneously enabled for tables where the table view object has the transient view attribute. You may refer to the Readme for Patch 32642176 for further information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide: Index (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles OA Framework 12.2.10 Bundle 2 Released JDeveloper Patch for EBS 12.2.10 OA Framework Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.10 Now Available Webcast: Oracle E-Business Suite Modern User Interface with Rich Personalizations (Updated Oct 2019)

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

AD & TXK Tools

Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: May 2021 Edition

Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle's product strategies, latest support timelines, and newly-certified releases.  You can research these yourself using this MOS Note: How to Find E-Business Suite Patches & E-Business Suite Technology Stack Patches (Note 1633974.2) Note:  EBS 12.0 and 11.5.10 are in sustaining support.  No new patches are available.  You should upgrade to EBS 12.2.  Before upgrading to EBS 12.2, apply the minimum 12.0 patching baseline or the minimum 11i patching baseline.  Upgrade Recommendations for February 2021   EBS 12.2  EBS 12.1 Check your EBS support status and patching baseline Apply the minimum 12.2 patching baseline (EBS 12.2.3 + latest technology stack updates listed below) In Premier Support to December 2032 Apply the minimum 12.1 patching baseline (12.1.3 Family Packs for products in use + latest technology stack updates listed below) Upgrade to EBS 12.2 In Premier Support to December 2021 Market-Driven Support (MDS) for EBS 12.1 available beginning Jan 2022 Apply the latest EBS suite-wide RPC or RUP 12.2.10 Sep 2020 12.1.3 RPC5 Aug 2016 Use the latest Rapid Install StartCD 51 Feb 2016 StartCD 13 Aug 2011 Apply the latest EBS technology stack, tools, and libraries AD/TXK Delta 12 Aug 2020 FND Jul 2020 Web ADI RPC Jan 2018 Report Manager Bundle 5 Nov 2018 EBS 12.2.10 OAF Bundle 2 Oct 2020 EBS 12.2.9 OAF Bundle 9 Jan 2021 EBS 12.2.7 OAF Bundle 13 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.6 OAF Bundle 26 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.5 OAF Update 24 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.4 OAF Update 22 Feb 2021 ETCC Apr 2021 Web Tier Utilities 11.1.1.9 Daylight Savings Time DSTv35 Aug 2020 Upgrade to JDK 7 Web ADI Bundle 5 Jan 2018 Report Manager Bundle 5 Jan 2018 FND Jul 2020 OAF RUP 5 Jun 2016 JTT Update 4 Oct 2016 Daylight Savings Time DSTv35 Aug 2020 Upgrade to JDK 7 Apply the latest security updates Apr 2021 Critical Patch Update SHA-2 PKI Certificates SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020 Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2 Sign JAR files Apr 2021 Critical Patch Update SHA-2 PKI Certificates SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020 Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2 Sign JAR files Use the latest certified desktop components Migrate to Java Web Start Upgrade to IE 11 Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x  or ESR 68 Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus) Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607) Migrate to Java Web Start Upgrade to IE 11 Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x or ESR 68 Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus) Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607) Upgrade to the latest database Database 19c (19.11) Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022) Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020 Database 19c (19.11) Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022) Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020 If you're using Oracle Identity Management Upgrade to Oracle Access Manager 12c Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c or Oracle Unified Directory 12c Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to  Oracle Access Manager 12c Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 If you're using Oracle Discoverer Migrate to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017 Migrate to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017 If you're using Oracle Portal Migrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c Migrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c

Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle's product...

Application Tier

OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 9 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.9 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.9 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.9 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.9 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.9 Bundle 9 (Patch 32642088:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.9 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: When descriptive flexfield (DFF) criteria are part of the Simple Search panel, setting the 'Render as Popup' property on a flex item to ‘false’ is not honored. Date picker columns show incorrect dates if no value is supplied for the Client Timezone profile option. OA Framework email notifications do not render correctly in email clients when the popups are embedded in an email facet. Export of table data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is erroneously enabled for tables where the table view object has the transient view attribute. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 32642088 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 8 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 5 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 4 Now Available OA Framework Post-12.2.9 Consolidated Patch Now Available Webcast: Oracle E-Business Suite Modern User Interface with Rich Personalizations (Updated Oct 2019) New JDeveloper Patch for EBS 12.2.9 OA Framework

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

Application Tier

OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 13 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.7 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.7 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.7 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.7 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.7 Bundle 13 (Patch 32418566:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.7 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: Using the Google Chrome browser, sorting any column in the Notifications Worklist table on the Home Page for a second time gives an error. Export of table data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is erroneously enabled for tables where the table view object has the transient view attribute. For a descriptive flexfield with a dependent LOV segment in a table, LOV lookahead search does not work for a dependent segment. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 32418566 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 12 Now Available OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 11 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 10 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 9 Now Available Which JDeveloper Version Works With Your EBS Release? New User Interface Features in Release 12.2.4

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

Certifications

EBS 12.2 Now Certified with Database Release Update 19.11 (Apr 2021)

We previously announced the release of the April 2021 updates for the E-Business Suite (EBS) Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC).  The April 2021 update for ETCC includes the certification of Oracle Database Release Update (DBRU) 19.11 (19.11.0.0.210420-Apr2021)) with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 on-premises. For additional details, refer to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Previous Oracle Database 19c Release Update Database Patch Lists for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2683670.1) Oracle Database - Overview of Database Patch Delivery Methods for 12.2.0.1 and greater (MOS Note 2337415.1) Information Center: Oracle Database 19c with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 (MOS Note 2655839.2) Related Articles April 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker Updated: Oracle Database 19c Certified with EBS 12.2 New MOS Note: Oracle Database 19c with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 Extended Support Fee Waived for Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 for Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Blog - Database Tier Announcements

We previously announced the release of the April 2021 updates for the E-Business Suite (EBS) Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC).  The April 2021 update for ETCC includes the certification of Oracle...

Application Tier

April 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) utility identifies patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 technology stack for the application and database tiers. The ETCC tool was designed to be self-documenting; however, you can read about it in the following document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) What’s New ETCC has been updated to include bug fixes and patching combinations for the following recommended versions: Database Oracle Database Release Update RU 19.11.0.0.210420 Oracle JavaVM Component Database RU 19.11.0.0.210420 Oracle Database Proactive BP 12.1.0.2.210420 Oracle Database PSU 12.1.0.2.210420 Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU 12.1.0.2.210420 Oracle Database Patch for Exadata BP 11.2.0.4.210420 Oracle Database PSU 11.2.0.4.210420 Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU 11.2.0.4.210420 Microsoft Windows Database BP 19.9.0.0.201020 Microsoft Windows Database BP 12.1.0.2.210119 Oracle JavaVM Component 12.1.0.2.210119 on Windows Microsoft Windows Database BP 11.2.0.4.210119 Oracle JavaVM Component 11.2.0.4.210119 on Windows Fusion Middleware WebLogic Patch Set Update 10.3.6.0.210420 Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.9 Forms and Reports 10.1.2.3.2 Obtaining ETCC We recommend using the latest version of ETCC, as new bugfixes will not be checked by prior versions of the utility. The latest version of the ETCC tool can always be downloaded via Patch 17537119 from My Oracle Support. References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Previous Oracle Database 19c Release Update Database Patch Lists for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2683670.1) Database Patch Set Update Overlay Patches Required for Use with PSUs and Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 1147107.1) Database Patches Required by Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Engineered Systems: Exadata Database Machines and SuperClusters (MOS Note 1392527.1) Related Articles Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2 ETCC Tool Enhanced for Finding Mandatory EBS 12.2 Patches February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) utility identifies patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 technology stack for the application and database...

Application Tier

April 2021 FMW Consolidated Patches for EBS 12.2

To assist Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) customers with obtaining required Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) patches, we are pleased to announce the availability of two recently released FMW re-packaged consolidated zip files for EBS 12.2.  The recently released FMW consolidated zip files are as follows: 1. Patch 32746843 contains the WebLogic Server (WLS) PSU 10.3.6.0.210420 (patch 32403651) 2. Patch 32670837 contains merged patches or overlays for the following FMW components for the EBS 12.2 application tier technology stack: Forms and Reports 10.1.2.3 Fusion Middleware (FMW) 11.1.1.9   11.1.0.7 Required Support Files (RSFs) for FMW webtier FMW oracle_common 11.1.1.9 Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3.6.0 Note:  As an EBS customer, if you require a FMW patch for your EBS environment and it is not accessible for download, log a service request with My Oracle Support to obtain access to the patch. Recent Updates to the EBS Documentation The latest Oracle E-Business Suite Critical Patch Update (CPU) document, Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (April 2021) (2759182.1) includes the required overlays for the latest WLS PSU and has been updated to include references to the FMW re-packaged consolidated zip files.  Coming Soon The next release of the ETCC and the document Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) will also include references to the April 2021 FMW consolidated zip files.  References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (April 2021) (MOS Note 2759182.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Related Articles Critical Patch Update for April 2021 Now Available February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2 ETCC Tool Enhanced for Finding Mandatory EBS 12.2 Patches

To assist Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) customers with obtaining required Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) patches, we are pleased to announce the availability of two recently released FMW re-packaged...

Certifications

JRE 1.7.0_301 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

The Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0_301 (7u301) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1. Note that Oracle strongly recommends that you migrate to JRE 8 using Java Web Start now.  As JRE 7 has reached end of life, this release is not available through the usual public download sites.  This update is available for Oracle E-Business Suite customers during the extended support period of your EBS release from My Oracle Support as Patch 32464049. You should only apply this update if you have a dependency on using JRE 7. This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. Should I apply this JRE 7 update? If you have a client tier that can only run JRE 7,  you must use Java Deployment Technology from JRE 8 to launch JRE 7. This is a requirement because JRE updates since JRE 1.7.0_161 have not included Java Deployment Technology. To stay current with critical fixes provided by the Java team, you should uptake the latest JRE 7 update, as well as the latest JRE 8 update. Additional guidance on such scenarios can be found in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1). How do I get support adopting this latest Java CPU? If you are using Java Web Start and require assistance with applying this CPU, you can log a service request for assistance from the Java Support organization. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where are the JRE 7 requirements for EBS documented? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 7 are listed in the following documents: Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Upgrading OracleAS 10g Forms and Reports in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 437878.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Upgrading JRE Plugin with Oracle Applications R12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Recommended Browsers for Oracle Applications 12 (MOS Note 389422.1) Related Articles JRE 1.8.0_291 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1 Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now Availability of Multiple EBS Forms Sessions with Java Web Start MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

The Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0_301 (7u301) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1. Note that Oracle strongly recommends that you migrate to JRE...

Client Tier

JRE 1.8.0_291 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

Update, 2021-06-16: We have now made available important patches to fix an issue where attempting to open a URL from Oracle Forms or any Java applet in Oracle E-Business Suite may appear to do nothing, but no errors are seen. For more information, please refer to this new article: New Patches to Resolve Issue With EBS Desktop Clients Using JRE 8u291 or Later. We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8.0_291 (8u291) on the JRE 8 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.1 and 12.2.  This update is available with Patch 32464049.  This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. Is it a requirement to use Java Web Start with this JRE update? While it is not a prerequisite to use Java Web Start for this latest Java CPU, please take another note of our previous guidance about moving to Java Web Start right away, and particularly ahead of September 2020.   You should uptake this latest Java CPU regardless of whether you are currently using Java Web Start or Java Plug-in on your client tier. Note:  September 2020 was an important deadline for you if you are still using the Java Plug-in. Oracle Java team's plans to continue shipping the components required to launch Java applets on Internet Explorer 11 using Java Plug-in, and Oracle E-Business Suite Support team's ability to help customers still using Java Plugin are confirmed only through September 2020. Beyond this date, it will be increasingly complicated to receive any new fixes for Oracle E-Business Suite issues specific to Java Plug-in. How do I get support adopting this latest Java CPU? If you are using Java Web Start and require assistance with applying this CPU, you can log a service request for assistance from the Java Support organization. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where are the JRE 8 requirements for EBS documented? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 8 are listed in the following documents: Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Are there special considerations for running JRE 8 on Mac? JRE 8 can be used with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 on Mac. To see a list of browsers and JRE versions certified on different macOS versions, refer to: Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Upgrading JRE Plugin with Oracle Applications R12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Recommended Browsers for Oracle Applications 12 (MOS Note 389422.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) Related Articles Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Getting Support for Java Plug-In While Transitioning to Java Web Start Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now Availability of Multiple EBS Forms Sessions with Java Web Start MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

Update, 2021-06-16: We have now made available important patches to fix an issue where attempting to open a URL from Oracle Forms or any Java applet in Oracle E-Business Suite may appear to...

Application Tier

Critical Patch Update for April 2021 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for April 2021 was released on 20 April 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest available Oracle E-Business Suite CPU document is available in Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 2484000.1).  We recommend you bookmark My Oracle Support Knowledge Document 2484000.1 in your favorites list in My Oracle Support.  Oracle CPU Announcements The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for reviewing all Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisories, Security Alerts and Bulletins. It includes a list of products affected, risk matrices of fixed vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents. It is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches. The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are: 20 July 2021 19 October 2021 18 January 2022 19 April 2022 Additional References Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 248400.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (April 2021) (MOS Note 2759182.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Security Guide, Release 12.2 - Secure Configuration Secure Configuration Guide for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 403537.1) FAQ: Oracle E-Business Suite Security (MOS Note 2063486.1) Related Articles Critical Patch Update for January 2021 Now Available Critical Patch Update for October 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for July 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for April 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for January 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for October 2019 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for April 2021 was released on 20 April 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest...

EBS 12.1

Update to EBS Electronic Technical Reference Manual (eTRM)

The Oracle E-Business Suite Electronic Technical Reference Manual (eTRM) is a repository of Oracle E-Business Suite database object definitions and their dependency information. The eTRM contains a detailed description of database tables, views, and packages for each of the EBS products. Apart from database design documents, you can find primary and foreign key relationships between database objects in eTRM. The eTRM does not include EBS database object changes for each of the RUPs or minor releases. If you need to review the differences in EBS database objects between releases you can use the EBS Data Model Comparison Reports. What has Recently Changed? The eTRM was available as an online utility from My Oracle Support. As of this update, eTRM is only available via offline access. You can now download and stage the contents of the eTRM locally.  Then you can view the local contents as a set of static pages. The downloadable eTRM is available for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 and 12.1 only. It does not include older releases EBS releases such as 12.0 and 11i. How do I Download eTRM? The following is a summary of the steps required to download and stage eTRM on a local machine. Open the URL https://etrm.oracle.com in browser. Enter your My Oracle Support credentials to login. My Oracle Support Document 2736939.1 - Oracle E-Business Suite Electronic Technical Reference Manual (eTRM), Release 12.1 and 12.2 will be displayed. Follow the instructions in Section 2 Downloading the eTRM to download and unzip eTRM patches to your local machine. Open the index.html file in your browser to access eTRM from local machine. Once downloaded and staged, you can access the eTRM anytime from your staged location.  References Oracle E-Business Suite Electronic Technical Reference Manual (eTRM), Release 12.1 and 12.2 (MOS Note 2736939.1) EBS Data Model Comparison Report Overview (MOS Note 1290886.1) Related Articles Identifying Data Model Changes Between EBS 12.1.3 and Prior EBS Releases Integration Repository – Catalog of Oracle E-Business Suite APIs

The Oracle E-Business Suite Electronic Technical Reference Manual (eTRM) is a repository of Oracle E-Business Suite database object definitions and their dependency information. The eTRM contains a...

Application Tier

March 2021 Update Available for ECC

Our Enterprise Command Center development colleagues have recently announced the March 2021 update of the Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Command Centers.  Instructions for installing the Oracle Enterprise Command Center Framework and for integrating the available command centers are in following document: Installing Oracle Enterprise Command Center Framework, Release 12.2 (MOS Note 2495053.1) This document also describes how to upgrade an existing installation of Oracle Enterprise Command Center Framework Release 12.2 V2 or higher to Release 12.2 V6. What's New with this Update? The March 2021 update adds 1 new command center, 15 new dashboards and enhancements to existing command centers.  Overall, there are now 31 command centers with more than 110 role-based dashboards. The March 2021 Update delivers major new Manufacturing product capabilities, including a Genealogy & Trace dashboard and a Project Manufacturing Command Center. The Inventory & Asset Management and Financials Operations product areas also include significant new features. For additional details, see the following: Announcing Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Command Centers - March 2021 Update (PDF) References Installing Oracle Enterprise Command Center Framework, Release 12.2 (MOS Note 2495053.1) Announcing Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Command Centers - March 2021 Update (PDF) Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Command Centers - March 2021 (video) Oracle Enterprise Command Centers Quick Start Guide Oracle Enterprise Command Centers Solution Brief Related Articles Webcast: Empowering the EBS 12.2 User Experience with Enterprise Command Center (ECC) ANNOUNCEMENT: EBS Enterprise Command Center (ECC) Analyzer (Doc ID 2587090.1) is now LIVE! Oracle Enterprise Command Center Framework Image Now Available in OCI Marketplace

Our Enterprise Command Center development colleagues have recently announced the March 2021 update of the Oracle E-Business Suite Enterprise Command Centers.  Instructions for installing the Oracle...

EBS 12.1

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Visual Studio 2019 certified with EBS 12.2 and 12.1

I'm pleased to announce that Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2.3 (or later) and 12.1.3 are now certified on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Visual Studio 2019 on x86-64. Installations of EBS 12.2 on Windows Server 2016 with later versions of Visual Studio requires: Application of specific patches to the latest startCD prior to installation Application of product specific EBS patches Minimum release levels for technology components such as the Oracle Database Cloning of existing EBS 12.2 and 12.1 environments on Windows to Windows Server 2016 are certified using the standard Rapid Clone process as are in-place OS upgrades to Windows Server 2016. All requirements, known issues, unsupported products, etc. are noted in the Installation and Upgrade Notes (IUN) for EBS 12.2 and the Migration Note for EBS 12.1 referenced below. The Certifications tab ('Certify') on My Oracle Support (https://support.oracle.com) is in the process of being updated with this information. References Oracle E-Business Suite Installation and Upgrade Notes Release 12 (12.2) for Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) (My Oracle Support Document 1330706.1) Migrating Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2 or 2016 (My Oracle Support Document 1188535.1) Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 (Enterprise, Professional, or Community) with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2 on Microsoft Windows (My Oracle Support Document 2759197.1) Using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 (Enterprise, Professional, or Community) with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2 on Microsoft Windows (My Oracle Support Document 2529286.1) Related Articles How to Receive the Latest EBS Technology News, Certification Announcements and Updates MS Visual Studio 2017 on MS Windows x64 Certified with EBS 12.2 and EBS 12.1

I'm pleased to announce that Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Releases 12.2.3 (or later) and 12.1.3 are now certified on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and Visual Studio 2019 on x86-64. Installations of...

AD & TXK Tools

New EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker Tool for Database Tier (EURC-DT)

This is the second of two articles about a pair of brand new tools designed to increase the productivity of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) DBAs and related staff when upgrading and patching EBS environments. The tools are called: EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool - Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker Tool - Database Tier (EURC-DT) Introducing EURC-DT We are pleased to announce availability of the EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker - Database Tier (EURC-DT) tool, which performs important EBS pre-upgrade checks based on a set of key technical requirements listed in the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Upgrade Guide. Available for all platforms on which Oracle E-Business Suite is supported, the new EURC-DT tool: Supports EBS instances either on-premises or on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (all database services). Verifies that critical system administration and other pre-upgrade technical steps have been performed on the database. Can be used when upgrading to Release 12.2 from any previous EBS release. Works with Oracle Database releases 19c, 12cR1, and 11gR2. Supports both multitenant and non-multitenant databases. Capabilities A versatile tool, EURC-DT: Proactively helps in identifying omissions of pre-upgrade tasks, any issues with pre-upgrade tasks, and common causes of failures when preparing the database for the EBS 12.2 upgrade. Can be run during any phase of an upgrade project, including planning the upgrade, carrying out dry runs, and performing a production system upgrade. For detailed instructions on running the new tool, refer to EBS Database Release 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker for Database Tier (EURC-DT) (MOS Note 2749775.1). Operation EURC-DT has two different modes of operation: The default mode is check, which produces a comprehensive report of findings without making any changes to the database. The fix mode also produces a report, and in addition recompiles any invalid database objects and rebuilds any unusable indexes. Obtaining EURC-DT You can download the EURC-DT tool from My Oracle Support as Patch 32288423. You should also download the latest ETCC (Patch 17537119) to the patch staging area you plan to use. The related EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool for the Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) tool is also available now. References EBS Database 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker for Database Tier (EURC-DT) (MOS Note 2749775.1) EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool for Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) (MOS Note 2749774.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes, Release 12.2 (MOS Note 1320300.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade Guide Release 12.0 and 12.1 to 12.2 Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade Guide Release 11i to 12.2 Related Articles Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2 February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

This is the second of two articles about a pair of brand new tools designed to increase the productivity of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) DBAs and related staff when upgrading and patching...

AD & TXK Tools

New EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool for Application Tier (ETPAT-AT)

This is the first of two articles about a pair of brand new tools designed to increase the productivity of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) DBAs and related staff when upgrading and patching EBS environments. The tools are called: EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool - Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker Tool - Database Tier (EURC-DT) Introducing ETPAT-AT We are pleased to announce availability of the EBS Tech Patch Automation Tool - Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) tool, which automates patching of key EBS Release 12.2.0 application tier technology stack components such as Fusion Middleware and WebLogic Server, saving time and reducing the likelihood of error. Capabilities Available for all platforms on which Oracle E-Business Suite is supported, the new ETPAT-AT tool complements the capabilities of the EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC). Specifically, ETPAT-AT: Supports EBS environments either on-premises or on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (Compute). Can be run on an EBS Release 12.2.0 application tier for new installations or upgrades. Runs ETCC-MT both before and after each patching session. Provides comprehensive reports detailing: All components that were patched in the patching session. The resulting updated application tier technology stack inventory. Post-patching ETCC-MT actions and results. For detailed instructions on running the new tool, refer to EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool for Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) (MOS Note 2749774.1). Obtaining ETPAT-AT You can download the new ETPAT-AT tool from My Oracle Support as Patch 32208510. The next article in this two-part series will cover the related tool, EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker for Database Tier (EURC-DT). References EBS Technology Patch Automation Tool for Application Tier (ETPAT-AT) (MOS Note 2749774.1) EBS 12.2 Upgrade Readiness Checker for Database Tier (EURC-DT) (MOS Note 2749775.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes, Release 12.2 (MOS Note 1320300.1) Related Articles Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2 February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

This is the first of two articles about a pair of brand new tools designed to increase the productivity of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) DBAs and related staff when upgrading and patching...

EBS 12.2

OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 8 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.9 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.9 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.9 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.9 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.9 Bundle 8 (Patch 32308701:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.9 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: The Description field at the Quote Line level does not expand wider for configured item rows. On the Salary Admin page, graphs are not loaded under the Peer Comparison subtab as this has a table or advanced table. Multi-organization routine failed to initialize a session for the product. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 32308701 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles New OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 5 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.9 Bundle 4 Now Available OA Framework Post-12.2.9 Consolidated Patch Now Available Webcast: Oracle E-Business Suite Modern User Interface with Rich Personalizations (Updated Oct 2019) New JDeveloper Patch for EBS 12.2.9 OA Framework

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

Application Tier

Expanded EBS Performance Tuning Note Published

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability on My Oracle Support of a significantly expanded version of our popular and highly recommended note on Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) performance tuning: Performance Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and On-Premises (MOS Note 2528000.1) What's New? The document has had two major new topics added, Section 6 on Sizing and Section 7 on Benchmarking:     Section 1: Introduction     Section 2: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure         2.1. Pre OCI-Migration Best Practices         2.2. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Best Practices     Section 3: Database Best Practices     Section 4: Applications Best Practices         4.1. General         4.2. Forms-Based Applications         4.3. HTML-Based Applications         4.4. Oracle Workflow         4.5. Concurrent Processing             4.5.1 Concurrent Managers             4.5.2. Data Purging             4.5.3. Job Scheduling             4.5.4. Conflict Resolution Manager             4.5.5. Transaction Managers         4.6. Oracle RAC Node Affinity     Section 5: Online Patching Best Practices     Section 6: Sizing Your Oracle E-Business Suite Environment     Section 7: Benchmarking Best Practices     Section 8: Other Best Practices     Section 9: References Most of the note is generic and applies to all EBS customers. The content does not have to be read in order, so you can look at whichever topics are most relevant to your needs. We hope you find the new sections useful. The note will continue to be revised, so feel free to let us know if there are any other topics would you like to see addressed. References Performance Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and On-Premises (MOS Note 2528000.1) Related Articles White Paper Update: Options for Reducing E-Business Suite Database Sizes Updated: Oracle E-Business Suite Security FAQ

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability on My Oracle Support of a significantly expanded version of our popular and highly recommended note on Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) performance...

EBS 12.2

OA Framework 12.2.10 Bundle 2 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.10 and cannot be applied to any other release. What's available now? The first OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.10 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.10 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.10 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.10 Bundle 2 (Patch 32130969:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.10 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: On the Salary Admin page, graphs are not loaded under the Peer Comparison subtab as this has a table or advanced table. A NullPointerException is thrown on updating a multi-dimensional rate table that has a programmatically-added column group. You may refer to the Readme for Patch 32130969 for further information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide: Index (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles OA Framework 12.2.10 Bundle 1 Released JDeveloper Patch for EBS 12.2.10 OA Framework Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.10 Now Available Webcast: Oracle E-Business Suite Modern User Interface with Rich Personalizations (Updated Oct 2019)

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

EBS 12.2

OA Framework 12.2.5 Bundle 24 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.5 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.5 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.5 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.5 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.5 Bundle 24 (Patch 31571414:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.5 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: Form validation fails for the last day of the Hijrah calendar. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 31571414 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles New OA Framework 12.2.5 Update 23 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.5 Update 22 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.5 Update 21 Now Available Which JDeveloper Version Works With Your EBS Release? New User Interface Features in Release 12.2.4

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

EBS 12.2

OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 12 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.7 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.7 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.7 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.7 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.7 Bundle 12 (Patch 31883479:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.7 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: Support of updating passive criteria mappings for list of values in Advanced Search panel. Exporting table data to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet is erroneously enabled for tables that have a dirty view object or possible blind query. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 31883479 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles New OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 11 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 10 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.7 Bundle 9 Now Available Which JDeveloper Version Works With Your EBS Release? New User Interface Features in Release 12.2.4

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

Application Tier

OA Framework 12.2.6 Bundle 26 Available

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and associated infrastructure. We periodically release OAF updates to fix performance, security, and stability issues. How do updates work? These updates are provided in two formats: cumulative Release Update Packs (RUPs), and cumulative Bundle Patches (BPs) that can be applied on top of the RUPs. In this context, cumulative means that the latest RUP or BP includes all the updates released previously. OAF bundles may be applied to the specified EBS release only, and are not compatible with other EBS releases. For example, the patch listed here is for EBS Release 12.2.6 and cannot be applied to any other EBS release. What's available now? The latest OAF update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 is now available. All Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.6 users should apply this patch. Future OAF patches for EBS Release 12.2.6 will require this patch as a prerequisite. Oracle Application Framework (FWK) Release 12.2.6 Bundle 26 (Patch 31831920:R12.FWK.C) What's new in this update? As well as all the fixes that were released in previous Release 12.2.6 bundle patches, this latest patch also includes fixes for the following issues: On the Simple Home Page, selecting a favorite added as an https link to outside Oracle E-Business Suite gives a "Can't reach this page" error. Updating an Oracle Marketing Cover Letter gives a NoSuchMethodError. You can also refer to the Readme for Patch 31831920 for additional information. Where is this update documented? Instructions for installing this OAF Release Update Pack are in the following My Oracle Support knowledge document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Considerations for OA Framework-based Applications (MOS Note 1927975.1) OA Framework: How to Identify Required Oracle JDeveloper Patches For Oracle E-Business Release 12.x or 11i (MOS Note 416708.1) Oracle Application Framework Developer's Guide (MOS Note 1315485.1) Related Articles New OA Framework 12.2.6 Update 25 Now Available New OA Framework 12.2.6 Update 24 Now Available Which JDeveloper Version Works With Your EBS Release? New User Interface Features in Release 12.2.4

Web-based content in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 is supported by the Oracle Application Framework (also known as OA Framework, OAF, or FWK) user interface libraries and...

AD & TXK Tools

Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: February 2021 Edition

Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle's product strategies, latest support timelines, and newly-certified releases.  You can research these yourself using this MOS Note: How to Find E-Business Suite Patches & E-Business Suite Technology Stack Patches (Note 1633974.2) Note:  EBS 12.0 and 11.5.10 are in sustaining support.  No new patches are available.  You should upgrade to EBS 12.2.  Before upgrading to EBS 12.2, apply the minimum 12.0 patching baseline or the minimum 11i patching baseline.  Upgrade Recommendations for February 2021   EBS 12.2  EBS 12.1 Check your EBS support status and patching baseline Apply the minimum 12.2 patching baseline (EBS 12.2.3 + latest technology stack updates listed below) In Premier Support to December 2031 Apply the minimum 12.1 patching baseline (12.1.3 Family Packs for products in use + latest technology stack updates listed below) Upgrade to EBS 12.2 In Premier Support to December 2021 Market-Driven Support (MDS) for EBS 12.1 available beginning Jan 2022 Apply the latest EBS suite-wide RPC or RUP 12.2.10 Sep 2020 12.1.3 RPC5 Aug 2016 Use the latest Rapid Install StartCD 51 Feb 2016 StartCD 13 Aug 2011 Apply the latest EBS technology stack, tools, and libraries AD/TXK Delta 12 Aug 2020 FND Jul 2020 Web ADI RPC Jan 2018 Report Manager Bundle 5 Nov 2018 EBS 12.2.10 OAF Bundle 1 Oct 2020 EBS 12.2.9 OAF Bundle 7 Jan 2021 EBS 12.2.7 OAF Bundle 12 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.6 OAF Bundle 26 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.5 OAF Update 24 Feb 2021 EBS 12.2.4 OAF Update 22 Feb 2021 ETCC Feb 2021 Web Tier Utilities 11.1.1.9 Daylight Savings Time DSTv35 Aug 2020 Upgrade to JDK 7 Web ADI Bundle 5 Jan 2018 Report Manager Bundle 5 Jan 2018 FND Jul 2020 OAF RUP 5 Jun 2016 JTT Update 4 Oct 2016 Daylight Savings Time DSTv35 Aug 2020 Upgrade to JDK 7 Apply the latest security updates Jan 2021 Critical Patch Update SHA-2 PKI Certificates SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020 Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2 Sign JAR files Jan 2021 Critical Patch Update SHA-2 PKI Certificates SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020 Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2 Sign JAR files Use the latest certified desktop components Migrate to Java Web Start Upgrade to IE 11 Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x  or ESR 68 Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus) Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607) Migrate to Java Web Start Upgrade to IE 11 Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x or ESR 68 Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus) Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607) Upgrade to the latest database Database 19c (19.10) Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022) Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020 Database 19c (19.10) Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022) Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020 If you're using Oracle Identity Management Upgrade to Oracle Access Manager 12c Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c or Oracle Unified Directory 12c Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to  Oracle Access Manager 12c Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021 If you're using Oracle Discoverer Migrate to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017 Migrate to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017 If you're using Oracle Portal Migrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c Migrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c

Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle's product...

EBS 12.1

Reminder: EBS 12.1.3 Moves to Sustaining Support on Jan 1, 2022

Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.1 has been in Premier Support since May 2009.  EBS 12.1.3 will move to  to Sustaining Support on January 1, 2022.  See the following for more information: Oracle Applications Lifetime Support Policy (PDF) If you are an EBS 12.1 customer that is planning to upgrade to EBS 12.2 or move to Oracle SaaS but are not able to complete the transition prior to January 1, 2022, you may use Oracle Market Driven Support (MDS) to bridge the support gap.  Additional details regarding MDS for EBS 12.1.3 are available here: Oracle Market-Driven Support for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 (PDF) What is provided with Sustaining Support? You can request diagnostic assistance for EBS 12.1 issues and download existing patches and documentation.  Sustaining Support does not include the following: New updates, fixes, security alerts, data fixes, and critical patch updates New tax, legal, and regulatory updates New upgrade scripts Certification with new third-party products/versions Certification with new Oracle products For more information regarding Oracle Premier Support, Extended Support and Sustaining Support, see the following: Oracle Support - Lifetime Support Policy - Software References Oracle Lifetime Support Policy:  Applications Unlimited Oracle Applications Lifetime Support Policy (PDF) Oracle Market-Driven Support for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 (PDF) Related Articles Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.10 Now Available

Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.1 has been in Premier Support since May 2009.  EBS 12.1.3 will move to  to Sustaining Support on January 1, 2022.  See the following for more information: Oracle...

Certifications

EBS 12.2 Now Certified with Database Release Update 19.10 (Jan 2021)

We previously announced the release of the February 2021 updates for the E-Business Suite (EBS) Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC).  This ETCC update includes the certification of Oracle Database Release Update (DBRU) 19.10 (19.10.0.0.210119 ) with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 on-premises. For additional details, refer to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Previous Oracle Database 19c Release Update Database Patch Lists for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2683670.1) Oracle Database - Overview of Database Patch Delivery Methods for 12.2.0.1 and greater (MOS Note 2337415.1) Information Center: Oracle Database 19c with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 (MOS Note 2655839.2) Related Articles February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker Updated: Oracle Database 19c Certified with EBS 12.2 New MOS Note: Oracle Database 19c with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 Extended Support Fee Waived for Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 for Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Blog - Database Tier Announcements

We previously announced the release of the February 2021 updates for the E-Business Suite (EBS) Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC).  This ETCC update includes the certification of Oracle Database...

Application Tier

February 2021 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) utility identifies patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 technology stack for the application and database tiers. The ETCC tool was designed to be self-documenting; however, you can read about it in the following document: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) What’s New ETCC has been updated to include bug fixes and patching combinations for the following recommended versions: Database Oracle Database Release Update RU 19.10.0.0.210119 Oracle JavaVM Component Database RU 19.10.0.0.210119 Oracle Database Proactive BP 12.1.0.2.210119 Oracle Database PSU 12.1.0.2.210119 Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU 12.1.0.2.210119 Oracle Database Patch for Exadata BP 11.2.0.4.210119 Oracle Database PSU 11.2.0.4.210119 Oracle JavaVM Component Database PSU 11.2.0.4.201020 Microsoft Windows Database BP 19.9.0.0.201020 Microsoft Windows Database BP 12.1.0.2.200114 Oracle JavaVM Component 12.1.0.2.200114 on Windows Microsoft Windows Database BP 11.2.0.4.180417 Oracle JavaVM Component 11.2.0.4.180417 on Windows Fusion Middleware WebLogic Patch Set Update 10.3.6.0.210119 Oracle Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.9 Forms and Reports 10.1.2.3.2 Obtaining ETCC We recommend using the latest version of ETCC, as new bugfixes will not be checked by prior versions of the utility. The latest version of the ETCC tool can always be downloaded via Patch 17537119 from My Oracle Support. References Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2: Consolidated List of Patches and Technology Bug Fixes (MOS Note 1594274.1) Previous Oracle Database 19c Release Update Database Patch Lists for Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2683670.1) Database Patch Set Update Overlay Patches Required for Use with PSUs and Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 1147107.1) Database Patches Required by Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Engineered Systems: Exadata Database Machines and SuperClusters (MOS Note 1392527.1) Related Articles Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2 ETCC Tool Enhanced for Finding Mandatory EBS 12.2 Patches October 2020 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) utility identifies patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 technology stack for the application and database...

Application Tier

February 2021 Update to Integrated SOA Gateway for EBS 12.1.3

I am pleased to announce availability of consolidated Patch 32172877:R12.OWF.B - ISG Consolidated Patch for 12.1.3 (21_1_3) for Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway(ISG) for Oracle E-Business Suite Release (EBS) 12.1.3. Oracle strongly recommends all EBS 12.1.3 Integrated SOA Gateway customers apply this set of updates. This cumulative update includes all previously released ISG updates for EBS R12.1.3, plus fixes for stability and performance of the product. Key updates included with this patch Business Service Objects as REST Service In September 2020 update for ISG, we announced the availability of Business Service Objects as REST Service in EBS R12.2. Now, we have back-ported the feature to EBS R12.1.3. With this patch, you can deploy Business Service Objects as both SOAP and REST based web service in EBS R12.1.3. Managing Grants using Script Previously, you could manage grants from Integration Repository UI only. With this patch, you can create and revoke grants for web services using backend script as well. References Installing Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway, Release 12.1.3 (MOS Note 556540.1) Configuring Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway Release 12.1.2 and Release 12.1.3 in a Multinode Environment (MOS Note 1081100.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway R12.1.3 Implementation Guide Related Articles April 2020 Update to Integrated SOA Gateway for EBS 12.1.3 Integrated SOA Gateway (ISG) Now Certified with EBS 12.1.3 and Database 19c Tutorial: Configuring Integrated SOA Gateway in Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1.3

I am pleased to announce availability of consolidated Patch 32172877:R12.OWF.B - ISG Consolidated Patch for 12.1.3 (21_1_3) for Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway(ISG) for Oracle...

Certifications

JRE 1.7.0_291 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

The Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0_291 (7u291) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1. Note that Oracle strongly recommends that you migrate to JRE 8 using Java Web Start now.  As JRE 7 has reached end of life, this release is not available through the usual public download sites.  This update is available for Oracle E-Business Suite customers during the extended support period of your EBS release from My Oracle Support as Patch 32140648. You should only apply this update if you have a dependency on using JRE 7. This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. Should I apply this JRE 7 update? If you have a client tier that can only run JRE 7,  you must use Java Deployment Technology from JRE 8 to launch JRE 7. This is a requirement because JRE updates since JRE 1.7.0_161 have not included Java Deployment Technology. To stay current with critical fixes provided by the Java team, you should uptake the latest JRE 7 update, as well as the latest JRE 8 update. Additional guidance on such scenarios can be found in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1). How do I get support adopting this latest Java CPU? If you are using Java Web Start and require assistance with applying this CPU, you can log a service request for assistance from the Java Support organization. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where are the JRE 7 requirements for EBS documented? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 7 are listed in the following documents: Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Upgrading OracleAS 10g Forms and Reports in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 437878.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Upgrading JRE Plugin with Oracle Applications R12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Recommended Browsers for Oracle Applications 12 (MOS Note 389422.1) Related Articles JRE 1.8.0_281 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1 Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now Availability of Multiple EBS Forms Sessions with Java Web Start MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

The Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0_291 (7u291) on the JRE 7 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1. Note that Oracle strongly recommends that you migrate to JRE...

Client Tier

JRE 1.8.0_281 Certified with EBS Releases 12.2 and 12.1

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8.0_281 (8u281) on the JRE 8 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.1 and 12.2.  This update is available with Patch 32140627.  This article answers some questions you may have on the subject. Is it a requirement to use Java Web Start with this JRE update? While it is not a prerequisite to use Java Web Start for this latest Java CPU, please take another note of our previous guidance about moving to Java Web Start right away, and particularly ahead of September 2020.   You should uptake this latest Java CPU regardless of whether you are currently using Java Web Start or Java Plug-in on your client tier. Note:  September 2020 was an important deadline for you if you are still using the Java Plug-in. Oracle Java team's plans to continue shipping the components required to launch Java applets on Internet Explorer 11 using Java Plug-in, and Oracle E-Business Suite Support team's ability to help customers still using Java Plugin are confirmed only through September 2020. Beyond this date, it will be increasingly complicated to receive any new fixes for Oracle E-Business Suite issues specific to Java Plug-in. How do I get support adopting this latest Java CPU? If you are using Java Web Start and require assistance with applying this CPU, you can log a service request for assistance from the Java Support organization. For those of you still in transition to Java Web Start, refer to the following in our recently published My Oracle Support note, FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1): Question 4: My organization is transitioning our Oracle E-Business Suite environments to Java Web Start. What if we encounter any issues with the Java Plug-in during this period? Where are the JRE 8 requirements for EBS documented? Full requirements for using Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.2 and 12.1 with JRE 8 are listed in the following documents: Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Deploying Sun JRE (Native Plug-in) for Windows Clients in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Are there special considerations for running JRE 8 on Mac? JRE 8 can be used with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 and 12.1 on Mac. To see a list of browsers and JRE versions certified on different macOS versions, refer to: Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) References FAQ: Essentials of Java Usage in Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2510500.1) Using Java Web Start with Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2188898.1) Upgrading JRE Plugin with Oracle Applications R12 (MOS Note 393931.1) Recommended Browsers for Oracle Applications 12 (MOS Note 389422.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS (OS X) (MOS Note 1533334.1) Related Articles Important New FAQ for Java Usage in EBS Getting Support for Java Plug-In While Transitioning to Java Web Start Migrate to Java Web Start from Java Plug-In Now Availability of Multiple EBS Forms Sessions with Java Web Start MS16-104 Security Update for IE Breaks EBS JRE Download

We are pleased to announce that the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.8.0_281 (8u281) on the JRE 8 codeline is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.1 and 12.2.  This update...

Application Tier

Critical Patch Update for January 2021 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2021 was released on 19 January 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest available Oracle E-Business Suite CPU document is available in Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 2484000.1).  We recommend you bookmark My Oracle Support Knowledge Document 2484000.1 in your favorites list in My Oracle Support.  Oracle CPU Announcements The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for reviewing all Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisories, Security Alerts and Bulletins. It includes a list of products affected, risk matrices of fixed vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents. It is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches. The next four Critical Patch Update release dates are: 20 April 2021 20 July 2021 19 October 2021 18 January 2022 Additional References Identifying the Latest Critical Patch Update for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 248400.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Critical Patch Update (January 2021) (MOS Note 2737201.1) Oracle E-Business Suite Security Guide, Release 12.2 - Secure Configuration Secure Configuration Guide for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (MOS Note 403537.1) FAQ: Oracle E-Business Suite Security (MOS Note 2063486.1) Related Articles Critical Patch Update for October 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for July 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for April 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for January 2020 Now Available Critical Patch Update for October 2019 Now Available Critical Patch Update for July 2019 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2021 was released on 19 January 2021. Oracle strongly recommends applying the CPU patches as soon as possible. MOS Note for EBS CPUs A link to the latest...