Our Applications Technology Group has released new versions of Application Management Pack 3.1 and Application Change Management Pack 3.1 for Oracle E-Business Suite:
Application Management Pack (AMP) and Application Change Management Pack (ACMP) extend Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g to monitor and manage Oracle E-Business Suite components and the changes the system undergoes.
Application Change Management Pack provides features to monitor and
manage Oracle E-Business Suite changes. Application Change Management
Pack provides a centralized view to monitor and orchestrate changes
(both functional and technical) across multiple Oracle E-Business Suite
Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite extends
Enterprise Manager Grid Control to monitor and manage Oracle E-Business
What's new in this release?
Application Change Management
Pack 3.1 has been enhanced to provide more control and flexibility in
managing Oracle E-Business Suite changes:
Change Approval Framework: Changes
orchestrated through Application Change Management Pack can now be
controlled through the new change approval framework in Release 3.1.
Users can now be segregated as approvers across Oracle E-Business Suite
systems and modules using Customization Manager, Patch Manager or Setup
Manager. Built-in notification capabilities enable approvers and
requestors to be informed about the status of relevant change requests.
It also provides an implicit audit trail mechanism.
Integrated Custom Application Management:
An integrated custom applications management feature enables users to
easily register new custom applications across multiple Oracle
E-Business Suite systems. Administrators can track and validate
existing custom applications using a common framework.
Prerequisite Patch Analysis: Oracle
E-Business Suite patches can now be analyzed for prerequisites prior to
target system deployment. The analysis verifies whether the
prerequisites are already available. If not, they can be added to the
automated patch job.
Offline Transformation: Users have
the new ability to download Oracle E-Business Suite setup data to
Microsoft Excel. Setup Data can be edited and new data can be entered
via Excel worksheets. Data is validated within Microsoft Excel and in
Built-in Intelligence: Release 3.1 has additional enhancements, including:
- Automated file driver metadata generation for new files and $Header handling
- Customization Package impact analysis report
- Advanced filtering options for setup migration
Release 3.1 contains usability and reporting enhancements to ensure
better integration with third-party systems like source-control systems.
What's New in Application Management Pack 3.1?
This new release of Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite Version 3.1 offers the following new capabilities:
Next Generation hot-cloning technology built on Enterprise Manager Grid
Control. Smart Clone provides flexibility for administrators to
incorporate their own custom database cloning techniques into AMP's
cloning routines. Smart Clone supports cloning of single or multi-node
Oracle E-Business Suite 11.5.10 CU2 systems deployed on Real
Application Clusters (RAC) and Shared APPL_TOP. Some of the key cloning
scenarios supported include RAC to RAC, RAC to Non-RAC, and Scale Down
(Multi-Node to Single Node).
Concurrent Processing Dashboard:
Administrators now have the ability to monitor and manage Concurrent
Managers and concurrent programs through Application Management Pack
Release 3.1. The new dashboard displays the efficiency of Concurrent
Managers in processing concurrent requests. Administrators can create a
watch list of specific concurrent managers and specific concurrent
Administrators can analyze Oracle E-Business Suite's database load from
Application Management Pack 3.1. Administrators can trace Application
Web User Sessions down to Database Sessions. Top database sessions can
also be traced back to individual application users.
- Operating system: Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX
- Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10gR5
- Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11.5.10 CU2 + 11i.ATG_PF.H.RUP6; or,
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.0.4 + R12.ATG_PF.A.delta.6; or,
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1
Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite and Application
Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite are
separately-licensed products. Application Management Pack for Oracle
E-Business Suite is a mandatory prerequisite for Application Change
Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite.