Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.1 Consolidated Upgrade Patch
2 (CUP2) is now available in My Oracle Support. This patch includes fixes and performance improvements for the scripts used to upgrade an EBS 11i environment to 12.1.1.
This patch is mandatory for customers who are upgrading to Release 12.1.1 from the
- Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i version 11.5.9 (base, CU1, CU2)
- Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i version 11.5.10 (base, CU1, CU2)
This patch includes all of the upgrade-related fixes released previously in the Consolidated Upgrade Patch 1 (CUP1, Patch 7303029) and many additional upgrade related fixes released since March 2010.
You can download it here:
What is Oracle E-Business Suite Consolidated Upgrade Patch 2 for Release 12.1.1?
Consolidated Upgrade Patch 2 (CUP2) for Release 12.1.1 combines critical upgrade error corrections and
upgrade performance improvements from Release 11i into a consolidated
Who should use it?
Customers who are upgrading to Release
12.1.1 from Release 11.5.9 (base, CU1, CU2) or Release 11.5.10 (base,
CU1, CU2) should apply Release 12.1.1 CUP2.
How does it differ from the Family Consolidated Upgrade Patch (FCUP) in Release 11i?
Release 11i, Family Consolidated Upgrade Patches (FCUP) were the release
vehicles used to ship consolidated upgrade-related patches from all
products within a product family. In R12, the term Consolidated Upgrade
Patch (CUP) has been coined to ship critical upgrade error corrections
and upgrade performance improvements across all the product families in
Oracle E-Business suite.
How do you apply Release 12.1.1 CUP2?
For instructions on applying this patch, see the "Notes for Upgrade Customers" section in:
Can this patch be applied by customers who are upgrading to Release 12.1.1 from an earlier version of Release 12?
Release 12.1.1 CUP2 is applicable only if you are upgrading your
E-Business Suite Release 11i instance to Release 12.1.1. If your
Oracle E-Business Suite instance is already at Release 12 or higher (e.g. Release 12.0.4, 12.0.6),
you should not apply Release 12.1.1 CUP2.
Can I apply Release 12.1.1 CUP2 to Release 12.1.1?
If your environment is already at the Release 12.1.1 level, you do not
need this patchset. You should apply Release 12.1.1 CUP2 only while
upgrading a Release 11i Oracle E-Business Suite instance to Release
Is Release 12.1.1 CUP2 mandatory for upgrading to
Release 12.1.1 if I have done multiple test upgrades and am close to
If you have already performed multiple test
upgrades without Release 12.1.1 CUP2 and are close to completing User
Acceptance Testing prior to your actual production upgrade, it is not
mandatory to apply the patch.
Oracle will continue to provide
patches for Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.1 environments that do
not have the Release 12.1.1 CUP2 patchset.
How is the Consolidated Upgrade Patch (CUP) different from other release vehicles?
With the introduction of this patchset, there are now five types of release vehicles for the E-Business Suite:
- Rapid Install
- Maintenance Pack
- Product Family Release Update Pack
- E-Business Suite Release Update Pack
- Consolidated Upgrade Patch
Rapid Install (RI), you can install a fully configured Oracle
E-Business suite system, lay down the file system and configure server
processes for an upgraded system, or install a new database tier or
application tier technology stack.
Release 12 Rapid Install versions are
Maintenance Pack (MP) is an aggregation of patches for all products in
Oracle E-Business Suite. It is a feature-rich release which combines
new functionalities along with error corrections, statutory/regulatory
updates, and functionality enhancements, etc.
Release 12.1.1 Maintenance Pack can be used to upgrade an existing
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.0.x environment to Release 12.1.1
Product Family Release Update Pack
Family Release Update Pack (RUP) is an aggregation of patches on a
given codeline created for all products in a specific product family
for a specific point release. RUPs are generally cumulative in nature.
Examples of Product Family Release Update Packs released in Release 12.0:
- Release 12.0.0
- Release 12.0.4
- Release 12.1.1
Examples of Product Family Release Update Packs released in Release 12.1:
E-Business Suite Release Update Pack
E-Business Suite Release Update Pack (RUP) is an aggregation of product
or product family RUPs on a given codeline created across Oracle
E-Business Suite after the initial release. Like product family Release
Update Pack, E-Business suite Release Update Pack is cumulative in
Examples of E-Business Suite Release Update Packs
Consolidated Upgrade Patch
Consolidated Upgrade Patch is a collection of critical fixes that
improve the performance and stability of the upgrade process from
Release 11i to Release 12.1.1.
- Release 12.0.4
- Release 12.0.6
- Release 12.1.2