A Simple Guide to HFM Java API

Oracle EPM is available since quite a while now. A lot of customers have adopted this release and start looking into automating common tasks to further increase the user experience and lower the maintenance efforts. Using the Java API, common HFM tasks can be automated easily. This post will provide first steps to log into HFM and run a Consolidation using the Java API. In an earlier blog post, I described the HFM Architecture. Some may remember, that one of...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | 2. EPM | Read More

SAML2.0 SSO for PBCS and Oracle Cloud

SSO for Oracle Cloud: Oracle Cloud uses the SAML 2.0 protocol to integrate internal and external users. Oracle Cloud doesn’t support all features of this standard. Oracle Cloud uses the SAML standard to enable secure, cross-domain communication between Oracle Cloud and other SAML-enabled Oracle systems, as well as a selected number of non-Oracle identity management systems located on-premises or in a different cloud. Oracle Cloud SSO also includes a failback mechanism.If SSO...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | System Security | Read More

OBIEE 12c: Use HTTP Compression / Caching in OHS 12c for DV mobile

If you intend to use DV on mobile, in order to improve end user experience over slow mobile 4G/LTE networks (with high latency) it is recommended to install Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) 12c and implement the following HTTP compression / caching settings in httpd.conf file: #un-comment or add this line LoadModule deflate_module "${PRODUCT_HOME}/modules/mod_deflate.so" <IfModule mod_deflate.c>       SetOutputFilter DEFLATE </IfModule> ExpiresActive On <IfModule mod_expires.c>      ...

Monday, March 13, 2017 | 1. OBIEE | Read More

Oracle BI Applications on Platform as a Service (PaaS) - Best Practices

The paper provides Oracle’s Best Practices for deploying on Oracle Business Intelligence on Oracle® Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), which include Compute, Database Cloud (DBCS), and BI Cloud (BICS) services. The following best practice configurations are based on our real world experiences with installing and configuring Oracle BI Applications and Oracle Business Intelligence on Oracle® Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) for key Oracle customers. If below link is not...

Friday, February 3, 2017 | 1. OBIEE | Read More

OBIEE 12c: How to Configure OBIEE to Use Static Contents in Other Web Server

Note: In BIEE 11g the static files / stlyes location is <ORACLE_HOME>/bifoundation/web/app/res directory but in BIEE 12c location is ../domains/bi/servers/obips1/tmp/earmanager/analytics/../res/Below are steps to configure Oracle HTTP Server as the location for static file resource :1. Define a virtual path '/staticfiles' and point it to a physical path '/ohs/bi/bifoundation/web/appv2' by adding a below configuration in httpd.conf file in the OHS instance : Alias...

Friday, October 21, 2016 | 1. OBIEE | Read More

Configuring SSL for EPM & Products

Author: veera.raghavendra.rao@oracle.com This blog is all about how to configure Full SSL for EPM Products. Current document contains all steps that are needed to configure EPM Products in single Node. Steps Include: WebLogic Server (Creation of jks keystores) Oracle HTTP Server : using Oracle Wallet Essbase Server : using Oracle Wallet IIS Server Enabling SSL for Java Applications using EPM Config Utility Configuring SSL enabled Database Configuring SSL enabled External LDAPDirectories...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 2. EPM | Read More

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