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Last Updated: Aug 31, 2020.  

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WARNING: This page is for reference only.  This page a is maintained by hand and may include errors or typos.

IMPORTANT: 

  • The source of truth for support policies are documented in the Oracle's Lifetime Support Policy documents and supporting My Oracle Support Documents.  See the Oracle Lifetime Support Policy site for more details about Premier, Extended, and Sustaining Support levels.
  • The source of truth for certifications is maintained on My Oracle Support.  If in doubt, always check the Certifications database for the final word.

Overview

This summary page is intended to provide the following information:

  1. Which Oracle support policy applies to the various Oracle E-Business Suite components and where to find the official Oracle support policy documents and error correction support documents
  2. What is certified with Oracle E-Business Suite with error correction support or obsolete.  Obsolete certifications that have been archived from this page are available for reference on the following page:  Obsolete EBS Certifications

1.  Which support policy applies and where to find it

IMPORTANT:  The source of truth for support policies are documented in the Oracle's Lifetime Support Policy documents and supporting My Oracle Support Documents.  See the Oracle Lifetime Support Policy site for more details about Premier, Extended, and Sustaining Support levels.

Oracle E-Business Suite deployments include the Oracle E-Business Suite Release, the Oracle E-Business Suite internal application tier technology stack, the Oracle E-Business Suite database and optional external integrations.

The following table includes guidance regarding which support policy applies to the various components of your EBS deployment and the location of the support policy documents:

Support Time Line Covered Components Where to Find the Official Support Policy Documents
Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Release
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Internal Application Tier Technology Stack

Oracle Lifetime Support Policy: Oracle Applications

Tip:  Search for E-Business Suite in the referenced document

Database All Oracle Databases including the Oracle E-Business Suite Database

Oracle Lifetime Support Policy:  Oracle Technology Products

Tip:  Search for Oracle Database Releases in the referenced document

Fusion Middleware

All Fusion Middleware products including those used for external integrations with EBS

Examples:  SOA Suite, OAM, OID, OUD, etc.

Oracle Lifetime Support Policy:  Oracle Fusion Middleware Products
 

For dates of grace periods for Oracle database releases, see:  Release Schedule of Current Database Releases (MOS Note 742060.1).  Here is an excerpt:

Oracle Database Release Support Dates

19c

End of Premier Support:  April 30, 2024 or April 30, 2027 with paid Extended Support (ES)
12.1.0.2 End of Error Correction Support: July 31, 2022 with ES or Universal License Agreement (ULA) - (not all platforms)
11.2.0.4

End of Error Correction Support: December 31, 2020 with ES or ULA. 

At the end of ES, Market Driven Support (MDS) will be available for two additional years.

See https://www.oracle.com/a/ocom/docs/ds-mds-database-11g-r2.pdf 

Note: 

  • All older database releases are out of Error Correction Support
  • For Oracle Database 12.1 and 11.2 there is a global ES fee waiver in place for E-Business customers. For additional details and the process to determine your eligibility, see: Extended Support Fee Waiver or Oracle E-Business Suite (MOS Note 2522948.1)

For dates of grace periods for specific Fusion Middleware releases see:

2. Certifications for Current Oracle E-Business Suite Releases and Components

IMPORTANT:  The source of truth for certifications is maintained on My Oracle Support.  If in doubt, always check the Certifications database for the final word.

This summary page cross-references published blog articles and the official certifications listed in the Certifications database on My Oracle Support.  Platform-specific information is available in the Certifications database on My Oracle Support.

Obsolete certifications are releases that are no longer eligible for Extended Support or Error Correction Support. Obsolete certifications are denoted on this page using the following symbol:

Obsolete certifications that have been archived from this page are available for reference on the following page:  Obsolete EBS Certifications

Current EBS Releases

  EBS 12.2 EBS 12.1

Support
Dates

Premier Support to At Least December 2031

April 2020 Announcement

Premier Support to December 2021

Beginning January 2022, Market-Driven Support for EBS 12.1 is an option

Release
Update
Packs

12.2.9 (08/2019)

12.2.8 (10/2018)

12.2.7 (9/2017)

12.2.6 (9/2016)

12.2.5 (10/2015)

12.2.4 (8/2014)

12.2.3 (12/2013)

12.1.3 RPC5 (8/2016)

12.1.3 RPC4 (10/2015)

12.1.3 RPC3 (4/2015)

12.1.3 RPC2 (9/2014)

12.1.3 RPC1 (3/2014)

12.1.3 (8/2010)

12.1.2 (12/2009)

Initial
Release

12.2.2 (9/2013)

12.1.1 (4/2009)

Documentation

Web Library

EBS 12.2 Technology Stack Doc Roadmap

Web Library

EBS 12.1 Technology Stack Doc Roadmap

 

EBS 12.2:  Internal Application Tier Technology Stack Certifications

  • Forms 10.1.2.3
  • WLS 11gR1 Patchset 5 (10.3.6)
  • WebTier Utilities: 11.1.1.9, ( 11.1.1.6 , 11.1.1.7)
  • Java SE (JDK) 7 ( 6)

EBS 12.1:  Internal Application Tier Technology Stack Certifications

EBS 12.2, 12.1:  Database Certifications

EBS 12.2, 12.1:  Optional External Integrations

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c

EBS 12.2, 12.1:  Client Certifications

Java Runtime Environment

All JRE 1.7 and 1.8 updates are automatically certified with all supported EBS releases

Windows 

Windows-based Browsers

Windows-based Office

Apple Mac OS X and iOS

Other EBS Certifications