EBS Certifications

July 17, 2018 | 8 minute read
Elke Phelps
Product Management Director
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Last Updated: August 22, 2023.

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WARNING: This page is for reference only.  This page 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  Obsolete certifications that have been archived from this page are available for reference on the following page:  Obsolete EBS Certifications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

Long Term Release

End of Premier Support:  April 30, 2024 with no ES or ULA  or April 30, 2027 with ES or ULA

2 years of free Extended Support: May 1, 2024 - April 30, 2026.

12.1.0.2

Terminal Release

Error Correction Support Ended:  July 31, 2022 with ES or ULA or EBS waiver (not all platforms)

End of MDS: December 31, 2023

11.2.0.4

Terminal Release for 11.2

End of  MDS: December 31, 2022

Error Correction Support Ended: December 31, 2020 with ES or ULA ES or EBS wavier

Note: 

  • ES=Extended Support
  • ULA=Universal License Agreement
  • MDS=Market-Drive Support
  • All older database releases are out of Error Correction Support
  • For Oracle Database 12.1 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

Support Dates

Premier Support to At Least December 2034 (pdf)

(Announced April 2023)

Release Update Packs

12.2.12 (11/2022)

12.2.11 (11/2021)

12.2.10 (09/2020)

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)

Initial Release

12.2.2 (9/2013)

Documentation

Web Library

EBS 12.2 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 12.2:  Database Certifications

EBS 12.2:  Optional External Integrations

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c

EBS 12.2:  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

Elke Phelps

Product Management Director

Elke is a Product Manager in the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Group.  She joined Oracle in 2011 after having been an Oracle customer and Oracle Technologist (Oracle Database Administrator, Oracle Applications DBA, Technical Architect and Technical Manager of an Oracle Applications DBA Team) since 1993.  As part of the Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Technology Product Management Team, her scope of responsibility includes security, database certifications and advanced architectures for on-premises and Oracle Cloud deployments.  She is a frequent contributor and editor of the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Blog.

Elke is the lead author of the Oracle Applications DBA Field Guide (Apress 2006) and Oracle R12 Applications DBA Field Guide (Coqui Tech and Press 2010).  Elke is also the founder of the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) E-Business Suite Applications Technology Special Interest Group (SIG) and served as President of the SIG from February 2005 - August 2011.  Elke has been a speaker at the Oracle OpenWorld and Collaborate conferences since 2004.  Prior to joining Oracle, Elke was designated an Oracle ACE (2007) and Oracle ACE Director (2009).  She received the OAUG Oracle Ambassador of the Year award in 2015.

Elke has a Computer Science Degree and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma.  In her spare time, Elke enjoys traveling especially to Europe, Puerto Rico and the amazing US National Parks.  Elke also enjoys hiking, antiquing, gardening and cooking. 

 


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