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BPEL Certified for Prebuilt E-Business Suite 12.1.3 SOA Integrations

Steven Chan
Senior Director
There are two major options for SOA-related integrations for the E-Business Suite:
  1. Custom integrations using the Oracle Application Server (SOA) Adapter for Oracle Applications
  2. Prebuilt SOA integrations for E-Business Suite using BPEL Process Manager
For more background about these two options, please see this article:
Architecture diagram showing E-Business Suite and SOA web services
OPTION 2.  Using prebuilt E-Business Suite 12 BPEL business processes
Five E-Business Suite Release 12 product teams have developed their own prebuilt BPEL business processes:
  1. Oracle Price Protection (DPP)
  2. Complex Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (CMRO/AHL)
  3. Oracle Transportation Management (WMS, WSH, PO)
  4. Advanced Supply Chain Planning (MSC)
  5. Product Information Management (PIM/EGO)
For the five products listed above, their prebuilt BPEL processes have been certified with Oracle BPEL Process Manager 11g version (in Oracle Fusion Middleware SOA Suite 11g).  These prebuilt BPEL processes are certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3 and higher. Note: The Supply Chain Trading Connector (CLN) product team has opted not to support BPEL 11g with their prebuilt business processes previously certified with BPEL  If you have a requirement for that certification, I would recommend contacting your Oracle account manager to ensure that the Supply Chain team is notified appropriately. For more information about using the prebuilt R12.1.3 SOA integrations, see:

Certified Platforms

  • Linux x86 (Oracle Linux 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (RHEL 4, 5)
  • Linux x86 (SLES 10)
  • Linux x86-64 (Oracle Linux 4, 5)
  • Linux x86-64 (RHEL 4, 5)
  • Linux x86-64 (SLES 10) 
  • Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit) (9, 10)
  • HP-UX Itanium (11.23, 11.31)
  • HP-UX PA-RISC (64-bit) (11.23, 11.31)
  • IBM AIX on Power Systems (64-bit) (5.3, 6.1)
  • Microsoft Windows Server (32-bit) (2003, 2008)
  • Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) (2008 R2)

Getting Support If you need support for the prebuilt EBS 12.1.3 BPEL business processes, you can log Service Requests against the Applications Technology Group product family. Related Articles


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Comments ( 2 )
  • guest Friday, September 9, 2011

    Hi Steven,

    I am reading couple of documents on Fusion Middleware integration with EBS. I came across Article 556540.1 (Installing Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway, Release 12). So considering this SOA Gateway option, In my opinion we have total 3 options as below.

    OPTION 1. Custom integrations using the Oracle Application Server (SOA) Adapter for Oracle Applications (Available for 11i, 12.0.4 & 12.1.x)

    OPTION 2. Using prebuilt E-Business Suite 12 BPEL business processes (Available for 12.1.1 and higher)

    OPTION 3. Installing Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway (Available for 12.1.1 and higher)

    Can you please review it and let me know your opinion?



  • Steven Chan Friday, September 9, 2011


    Yes, all three options are available to you. Option 1 requires you to licence Oracle SOA Suite and the Oracle Applications Adapter. Option 2 requires you to licence SOA Suite.

    Option 3 has no licencing implications for EBS 12.1.

    It's beyond the scope of a blog comment to evaluate the technical pros and cons, though. I can connect you with an Oracle Consulting rep if you need help in doing that requirements analysis.



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