E-Business Suite 12.2.4 VM Virtual Appliances Now Available

November 11, 2014 | 2 minute read
Terri Noyes
Product Management Director
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Oracle VM Virtual Appliances for E-Business Suite Release 12.2.4 are now available from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud:

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These virtual appliances deliver the full software stack, including the Oracle Linux 6.5 operating system, Oracle E-Business Suite, and additional required technology components.  They can be imported into Oracle VM Manager to deploy E-Business Suite Linux 64-bit environments on compatible server-class machines running Oracle VM Server, or imported into Oracle VM VirtualBox to create virtual machines on a desktop PC or laptop.

Available Appliances

The available Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.4 virtual appliances are:

  1. Single Node Vision Demo
  2. Vision Demo Database Tier
  3. Production (PROD) Database Tier
  4. Application Tier
  5. Sparse Application Tier

These appliances can be used to support the following scenarios:

  • Single node E-Business Suite 12.2.4 installation: Choose the single node Vision Demo virtual appliance (Option 1 above) to create a unified virtual machine with the EBS 12.2.4 database and application tiers.
  • Multi-node E-Business Suite 12.2.4 installation: Create a multi-node system using the database virtual appliance of choice (either Vision or PROD) and the application tier virtual appliance. That is, Option 2 or 3 above, followed by Option 4.  You can then add secondary application tiers using Option 5.
  • Operating system-only installation (Oracle Linux 6.5): The sparse application tier virtual appliance (Option 5) includes the necessary operating system packages, kernel parameter settings, and users (oracle and applmgr) required to install Oracle E-Business Suite, providing benefit for customers who plan to use Rapid Install for their 12.2.4 installation.

Technology Components

Operating System

All appliances include the Oracle Linux 6 Update 5 operating system.


The Single Node Vision Demo, Vision Demo Database Tier, and Production (PROD) Database Tier appliances include the following:

  • Database:
  • CPU Level: July 2014

Application Tier

The Single Node Vision Demo and Application Tier appliances include the following application tier components:

  • Application Tier Code Level: AD and TXK Delta 5 plus Bundle Fixes
  • Oracle Forms and Reports:
  • Oracle WebLogic Server:
  • Web Tier Components:
  • JDK: JDK 1.7 build 1.7.0_67-b01
  • Java Plugin: J2SE 1.7
  • CPU Level: July 2014

For additional details and installation instructions, see:


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Terri Noyes

Product Management Director

Terri is a Senior Director in Oracle E-Business Suite Development. She currently serves in a PM leadership role working with other Oracle organizations, customers, software partners and system integrators to facilitate adoption of the latest E-Business Suite products and technologies, including Oracle Cloud deployments.

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