Friday Feb 05, 2016

EPM Patch Set Updates - January 2016

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (January 2016).

The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required).

Oracle Hyperion Smart View

Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.520
- 22338240

Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.4.x

Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4.200
- 21792549
Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.103
- 22364241
Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.4.002
- 21473221
Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.005
- 22549387

NOTE: Some patches listed may have been released a few days outside of the stated month.

To view the patches released over previous months visit the earlier Blog posts:


Business Analytics Monthly Index - January 2016

The following provides quick links to recent Proactive Support Blog postings from over the month just past.

Welcome to the Monthly Index posting for January 2016.

Within each section the items are shown in chronological order.


Oracle Business Analytics
- Proactive Support Blog


Monthly Index - January 2016
General Summary Link
Business Analytics Monthly Index - December 2015
- Monthly Blog Index - December 2015
Patch Set Update: Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.520
- Release of Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5 Patch 22338240
Top Gun EU 2016: EPM Conference (by Infratects)
- Announcement for the 5th Annual Infratects Top Gun EU Conference
Business Intelligence (BI) Summary Link
New Knowledge Articles: Support of BIApps with OBIEE 12c
- Knowledge articles discussing how to perform the "Out of Place Upgrade" of OBIEE to ensure compatibility.
Patch Numbering for Oracle DB, Enterprise Manager and Middleware
- Details for the change in version numbering of new Bundle Patches, Patch Set Updates and Security Patch Updates.
Fusion MiddleWare Proactive Patches - January 2016
- Listing of the Fusion Middleware (FMW) Proactive Patches released for the month January 2016.
Bundle Patch: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Suite 11.1.1.9.160119
- Release of OBIEE 11.1.1.9 Bundle Patch 22393988
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary Link
EPM Patch Set Updates - December 2015
- Listing of EPM Patches released during December 2015
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.005
- Release of Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4 Patch 22549387
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4.200
- Release of Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4 Patch 21792549
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.103
- Release of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) 11.1.2.4 Patch 22364241
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.4.002
- Release of Hyperion Shared Services (HSS) 11.1.2.4 Patch 21473221
Advisor Webcast Summary Link
Advisor Webcast: OBIEE 11g Troubleshooting Log In Problems
- This one-hour advisor webcast is recommended for technical users, and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) system administrators who want to know more about overcoming problems that maybe encountered when logging into OBIEE 11g, and learn more on how to avoid them.

To review Archived Recordings and to Register for future Advisor Webcasts
visit Doc ID 1456233.1

View all Monthly Index posts since October 2013 via the category:
Monthly Index


Thursday Jan 28, 2016

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.005

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4, and available for download from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section:

Oracle Hyperion Calculation Manager PSU 11.1.2.4.005
Patch 22549387

This PSU 11.1.2.4.004 can be applied to Hyperion Calculation Manager:


  • 11.1.2.4.000
  • 11.1.2.4.001
  • 11.1.2.4.002
  • 11.1.2.4.003
  • 11.1.2.4.004

Prerequisite:

This patch requires Hyperion Planning PSU 11.1.2.4.002 or above. There is no required set order for the Calculation Manager / Planning PSU installations, however ensure both product patches are implemented prior to utilization. Refer to Planning Readme file for information specific to that PSU.

Readme File:

Refer to the Readme files for information pertaining to the above requirements. The Readme file should also be consulted prior proceeding with the PSU implementation for important information that also includes supported paths, list of defects fixed, additional support information, prerequisites, details for applying patch and troubleshooting FAQ's.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Calculation Manager Patch 22549387, click the "Start a Discussion" or "Reply to Discussion", and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within the My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle Hyperion patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Hyperion Calculation Manager specificially ....

The My Oracle Support Communities are the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers. The Hyperion Calculation Manager can be used with multiple Oracle Hyperion products. The specific questions may be posted to the relevant product community (read more):


HFM
Hyperion Planning
Hyperion Essbase

To locate the latest Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for the EPM products visit the My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article:

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

Doc ID 1400559.1



Wednesday Jan 27, 2016

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.4.002

Hyperion Product Management has advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Hyperion Shared Services (HSS) 11.1.2.4.x.

This PSU download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Hyperion Shared Services PSU 11.1.2.4.002
Patch 21473221

This PSU is supported for all platforms as stated for 11.1.2.4 in Release 11.1.2.x Certification Matrix, and can be applied to Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.4.000 and 11.1.2.4.001 installations.

Refer to the Readme file prior to proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes a full list of the defects fixed, along with additional support information, prerequisites, details for applying patch and troubleshooting FAQ's.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.


Share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Shared Services Patch 21473221, click the "Start a Discussion" or "Reply to Discussion", and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within the My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle Hyperion EPM sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Questions specific to Hyperion Shared Services ...

The My Oracle Support Community "Hyperion HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products" is an ideal place to seek & find product specific answers:

Hyperion HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products

To locate the latest Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for the EPM products visit the My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article:

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

Doc ID 1400559.1

Sunday Jan 24, 2016

Bundle Patch: Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Suite 11.1.1.9.160119

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11.1.1.9.

This PSU download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11g
Bundle Patch 11.1.1.9.160119

Patch 22393988

OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches are cumulative, and include the contents of previous 11.1.1.9.x bundle patches. This latest OBIEE Bundle Patch 11.1.1.9.5 is available as Patch 22393988, and is comprised of the following patches, which are not available separately:

  • Patch 22382217 Oracle BI Publisher (BIP)
  • Patch 22322354 Oracle BI Mobile App Designer (BIMAD)
  • Patch 22475251 Oracle BI Server (BISERVER)
  • Patch 22472013 Oracle BI Presentation Services (BIPS)
  • Patch 22220714 Oracle EPM Components Installed from
    Oracle BI Installer 11.1.1.9.0 (BIFNDNEPM)
  • Patch 21350584 Oracle BI ADF Components (BIADFCOMPS)
  • Patch 22322838 Oracle BI Platform Client Installers and MapViewer
  • Patch 21517672 Oracle BI Third Party

NOTE: The instructions to apply the above patches are identical, and are contained in the readme file for Bundle Patch 22393988.

This release is using the New Bundle Patch Version Numbering. For more information on this change, refer to our previous Blog post:

Patch Numbering for Oracle DB, Enterprise Manager and Middleware

Prior to proceeding with this OBIEE Bundle Patch implementation and related downloads refer to the Readme file for important information. It is important to verify that the requirements and support paths for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file. Details for moving from 11.1.1.7.x to 11.1.1.9.160119 are also outlined.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

For an introduction to OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches, which includes information on the bundle patch lifecycle, availability, and version names, refer to Knowledge Article:

OBIEE Suite Bundle Patches
Doc ID 1591422.1

To locate the latest available Patch information visit the Knowledge Article:

OBIEE 11g: Required and Recommended Bundle Patches and Patch Sets
Doc ID 1488475.1

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for OBIEE Patch 22393988, click the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

Have a question for OBIEE specifically ....

The My Oracle Support Community " OBIEE (MOSC) " is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:

OBIEE (MOSC)



Thursday Jan 21, 2016

Fusion MiddleWare Proactive Patches - January 2016

Oracle Product Management have announced the release of Fusion MiddleWare (FMW) Proactive patches. The below listing are the Bundle Patches, Patch Set Updates, and Critical Patch Updates within this release for 19th January, 2016.

Bundle Patches :

Bundle patches are collections of controlled, well tested critical bug fixes for a specific product which may include security contents and occasionally minor enhancements. These are cumulative in nature meaning the latest bundle patch in a particular series includes the contents of the previous bundle patches released.  A suite bundle patch is an aggregation of multiple product  bundle patches that are part of a product suite.

  • Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE)
    11.1.1.9.160119 and 11.1.1.7.160119 suites.
  • Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 11.1.1.9.7
  • Oracle Internet Directory(OID) 11.1.1.9.3
  • Oracle GlassFish Server (OGFS) 3.1.2.12 and 3.0.1.12
  • Oracle Identity Management Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.2.3.3 consisting of
    • Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11.1.2.3.5
    • Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) 11.1.2.3.5
    • Oracle Mobile Security Suite (OMSS) 11.1.2.3.5
    • Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) 11.1.2.3.1
  • Oracle Identity Management Suite Bundle Patch 11.1.2.2.8 consisting of
    • Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11.1.2.2.8
    • Oracle Identity Manager (OIM) 11.1.2.2.9
    • Oracle Adaptive Access Manager (OAAM) 11.1.2.2.1
    • Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) 11.1.2.2.3
  • Oracle Platform Security for Java (OPSS) 11.1.1.9.160105
  • Oracle SOA Suite (SOA) 12.1.3.0.5 and 11.1.1.9.160119
  • Oracle Service Bus (OSB) 12.1.3.0.1
  • Oracle WebCenter Content (WCC) 11.1.1.8.15 and 11.1.1.9.160119
  • Oracle WebCenter Portal (WCP) 11.1.1.9.160119
  • Oracle Web Services Manager (OWSM) 12.1.3.0.4

Patch Set Updates:

Patch Set Updates (PSU)  are collections of well controlled, well tested critical bug fixes for a specific product  that have been proven in customer environments. PSUs  may include security content but no  enhancements are included. These are cumulative in nature meaning the latest PSU  in a particular series includes the contents of the previous PSUs  released. 

  • Oracle WebLogic Server 12.2.1.0.1, 12.1.3.0.6, 12.1.2.0.8 and 10.3.6.0.13
  • Oracle Exalogic
    • 2.0.6.2.4 Physical Linux x86-64 (for all X2-2, X3-2, X4-2, X5-2)
    • 2.0.6.2.4 Physical Solaris x86-64 (for all X2-2, X3-2, X4-2, X5-2)
    • 2.0.6.2.4 Virtual Oracle VM Server x86-64 (for all X2-2, X3-2, X4-2, X5-2)

Critical Patch Update:

The Critical Patch Update program is Oracle's quarterly release of security fixes.

Additional patches were released as part of Oracle's Critical Patch Update program for the following products and versions

  • Oracle Business Intelligence 12.2.1.0.0
  • Oracle Endeca Server DE 7.6,7.5,7.4 and 7.3.
  • Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) 11.1.1.7.0
  • Oracle Outside In Technology (OIT) 8.5.2, 8.5.1 and 8.5.0.
  • Oracle Tuxedo 12.1.1.0
  • Oracle WebCache 11.1.1.9.0 and 11.1.1.7.0.
  • Oracle WebCenter Sites 11.1.1.8.0  and 7.6.2.
  • Oracle WebLogic Portal 10.3.6.0

For more information :

Critical Patch Update Advisory -  January 2016
Doc ID 1488475.1 - OBIEE 11g: Required & Recommended Bundle Patches & Patch Sets
Doc ID 2070465.1 - OBIEE 12c - Required & Recommended Bundle Patches & Patch Sets
Doc ID 1494151.1 - Master Note on Fusion Middleware Proactive Patching
- Patch Set Updates (PSUs) & Bundle Patches (BPs)
Doc ID 2074802.1 - Patch Set Update & Critical Patch Update January 2016 Availability
Doc ID 2061926.1 - Oracle Database, Enterprise Manager and Middleware
- Change to Patch Numbering from Nov 2015 onwards

Note: Some of the bundles released are using the New Bundle Patch Version Numbering - refer to our previous Blog post "Patch Numbering for Oracle DB, Enterprise Manager and Middleware".

Wednesday Jan 20, 2016

Patch Numbering for Oracle DB, Enterprise Manager and Middleware

A change in the version numbering for new Bundle Patches, Patch Set Updates and Security Patch Updates for Oracle Database, Enterprise Manager and Middleware products was implemented in November 2015.

Oracle Database, Enterprise Manager and Middleware
- Change to Patch Numbering from Nov 2015 onwards

Doc ID 2061926.1

This new format has the numeric 5th digit of the bundle version with a release date in the form "YYMMDD" where:

  • YY is the last 2 digits of the year
  • MM is the numeric month (2 digits)
  • DD is the numeric day of the month (2 digits)

The new numbering makes it easier to see which bundle patches are from which time-frame, and in particular which patches are from the same Critical Patch Update release.

Note: the existing patches retain their current version numbering.

Ensure to review Doc ID 2061926.1 for additional details and examples of the new patch numbering.

Thursday Jan 14, 2016

Advisor Webcast: OBIEE 11g Troubleshooting Log In Problems

Advisor Webcast

OBIEE 11g Troubleshooting Log In Problems

9th February 2016
3:00 PM UTC/GMT

This one-hour advisor webcast is recommended for technical users, and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) system administrators who want to know more about overcoming problems that maybe encountered when logging into OBIEE 11g, and learn more on how to avoid them.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • OBIEE 11g Security Overview
  • How to Troubleshoot Log In Problems
  • Demonstration
  • Real World Examples

Additional Information and Registration Details - visit:

My Oracle Support Community
OBIEE 11g Troubleshooting Log In Problems

Register

To view scheduled & archived recordings of previous Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts visit:

Oracle Business Analytics Advisor Webcast
Doc ID 1456233.1



CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION : Attendees using recent Chrome or Firefox browser versions maybe required to activate the WebEx plug-in before joining a WebEx meeting. For up to-date information review the WebEx Support page:

https://support.webex.com/webex/meetings/en_US/chrome-firefox-join-faq.htm


Wednesday Jan 13, 2016

New Knowledge Articles: Support of BIApps with OBIEE 12c

The following new My Oracle Support Knowledge Articles have been made available for Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA):

OBIA 7.9.6.4: Support of BI Applications 7.9.6.4 with OBIEE 12.2.1(12C)
Doc ID 2087632.1

OBIA 11g: Support of BI Applications 11g[11.1.1.9.2 & 11.1.1.10.1] with OBIEE 12.2.1(12C)
Doc ID 2084688.1


These articles provide information for those that are planning to use OBIA 7.9.6.4 or OBIA 11.1.1.9.2 /11.1.1.10.1 with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 12.2.1.0.

The notes discuss how to perform the 'Out of Place Upgrade' of OBIEE to ensure compatibility.

To assist in locating these article for future updates, they can be easily bookmarked.


To Bookmark - click on the star to the left of the title.

Once bookmarked the star will become yellow, and article quickly accessed from the "Favorites" drop down menu.

A listing of Information Centers and Upgrade Advisors for Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) can be found in the index page:

Information Center: Business Analytics Index (EPM/BI)
Doc ID 1378677.2

Questions specific to OBIA or OBIEE ...

The My Oracle Support Community is an ideal place to seek & find product specific answers:

OBIA | OBIEE



Sunday Jan 10, 2016

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.103

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.x and is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Hyperion Financial Management PSU 11.1.2.4.103
Patch 22364241

This PSU can be applied to Hyperion Financial Management (HFM):


  • 11.1.2.4.000
  • 11.1.2.4.100
  • 11.1.2.4.101
  • 11.1.2.4.102

Prerequisites for this HFM patch includes:

Refer Readme file for information on installation of these prerequisites.


If using the New Feature "Working with Journals in Smart View" introduced in HFM PSU 11.1.2.4.100, the Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.500 or later is required

For current version of Oracle Smart View for Office, visit the Knowledge Article:

Doc ID 1923582.1 - Smart View Support Matrix and Compatibility FAQ

For product documentation, including HFM Administrator's Guide and HFM User's Guide, visit:

Oracle Help Center | EPM 11.1.2.4 | Financial PM Applications

Supported Platforms

The HFM Patch 22364241 is available for MS Windows and Linux only.

*Support for Solaris: Details for HFM 11.1.2.4.103 support for Solaris on Exalytics will be updated once available.

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) - Support Platforms


Readme File

The Readme file should be referred to prior proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes along with the prerequites, a full list of the defects fixed, along with additional support information, details for applying patch and troubleshooting FAQ's.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.


Share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for HFM Patch 22364241, click on the "Start a Discussion" and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within the My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle Hyperion EPM sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Questions specific to Hyperion Financial Management ...

The My Oracle Support Community "HFM" is an ideal place to seek & find product specific answers:

Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

To locate the latest Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for the EPM products visit the My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article:

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for
Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

Doc ID 1400559.1

Friday Jan 08, 2016

Top Gun EU 2016: EPM Conference (by Infratects)

This years Top Gun EU Conference will be in Berlin:

https://blogs.oracle.com/proactivesupportEPM/resource/postpics/topgun16.jpg

(click to see more details @infratects)

As of the announcement:

"The 5th Annual Infratects Top Gun EU Conference will provide the Oracle Hyperion EPM user community with a forum to share knowledge around the design, setup, installation, configuration, management and support of best-in-class EPM environments, without any sales or marketing content."

https://blogs.oracle.com/proactivesupportEPM/resource/postpics/kemp_tg16.jpg
(click for more details)

This highly technical event is located at the well known Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin.

Keynote Speakers will be

  • Kash Mohammadi
  • Rajesh Bhatia

Find more details regarding

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Thursday Jan 07, 2016

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4.200

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision:

Oracle® Hyperion Tax Provision PSU 11.1.2.4.200
Patch 21792549

This PSU download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Prequisites:

The following Hyperion product patches are required for use with this PSU release:

  • Oracle Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.4.101 or later
  • Oracle Hyperion Smart View client 11.1.2.5.510 or later
  • Oracle Hyperion Financial Reports 11.1.2.4.000 or later

To locate the latest Hyperion releases visit MOS KM Article:
Doc ID 1400559.1 - Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for EPM

This patch can be applied to Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4.000 or 11.1.2.4.100. Where upgrading from 11.1.2.4, follow all the upgrade instructions for upgrading from 11.1.2.4.000 to 11.1.2.4.100.

New Features:

The following new features have been added to this patch.

  • Tax Loss and Tax Credit Automation for National Provision
    • New capability for tax user to automate Tax Losses for national provision via a tax user friendly UI. Functionality handles tax loss deferral, utilization (including US IRS Code Section 382 loss limitation), sequence utilization of multiple internally generated and/or acquired losses, and expiration.
    • New capability for tax user to automate Tax Credits for national provision via a tax user friendly UI. Functionality handles tax credit utilization (including limitation by percentage or amount), sequence utilization of multiple Tax Credit types, and expiration.
  • Copy RTA to different Scenarios
    • New capability to automate copying RTA between Scenario(s) and reporting standards. RTA can be configured to be copied to additional scenarios, e.g. Forecast, Interim Provision, Budget via a tax user friendly UI.
  • Country by Country Reporting (OECD)
    • Patch features automated Country by Country reports required by OECD. The reports include totals by country, links to detail by country and entity, and expandable Total Revenues, Income Tax Paid, and Income Tax Accrued.

For detailed information on these, see the Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision Administrator’s Guide and Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision User Guide.

Readme:

Refer to the Readme files for information pertaining to the above requirements. The Readme file should also be consulted prior proceeding with the PSU implementation. This document contains important information that includes supported paths, implementing and configuration steps, list of new features and defects fixed, along with additional support information.

It is important to ensure that the requirements and support paths to this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the Patches & Updates download screen.

Questions specific to "Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision" ...

The My Oracle Support Community "HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products (MOSC)" is an ideal place to seek & find product specific answers:

HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products (MOSC)
Category: Tax Provisioning

Wednesday Jan 06, 2016

Patch Set Update: Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.520

Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.x

This PSU is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.


Oracle Smart View for Office PSU 11.1.2.5.520
Patch 22338240

INSTALLATION

Installation topics are covered in the "Oracle Smart View Installation and Configuration Guide", along with those outlined in the PSU specific Readme file.

Some items to note as outlined in the Readme file include:

- Smart View 11.1.2.5.520 is supported on:
- MS Windows 10
- MS Office 2016
- On each Smart View client machine, the following locale settings should match:
- Smart View language option
- MS Office language
- MS Windows Regional Settings
- MS Windows operating system
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher is required for Smart View 11.1.2.5.520.
- When upgrading from release 11.1.1.3.x and earlier, or from a Smart View Patch Set Exception (PSE) release, Oracle recommends uninstalling Smart View before installing release 11.1.2.5.510.
- Oracle Journals for Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) extension works with Smart View 11.1.2.5.500 and later, and with HFM 11.1.2.4.100 and later
 

DOCUMENTATION

The Oracle Smart View for Office documentation is available from Oracle Help Center:


Oracle Help Center | Applications | Business Analytics |


Oracle Smart View for Office Documentation Release 11.1.2.5.520

Documentation includes:

  • Smart View for Office Readme [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office New Features [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Installation and Configuration [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office User's Guide [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Developer's Guide [HTML | PDF]
  • Smart View for Office Accessibility Guide [HTML | PDF]

The Oracle Help Center also provides documentation in Mobi (Kindle) and ePub (iBooks and mobile devices) formats, in addition to HTML and PDF.

RELATED INFORMATION

Compatibility information with Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) product versions, and supported languages for EPM products, is available in the Oracle EPM System Certification Matrix.

Although Smart View does not have a browser version dependency, it is possible that the products that Smart View works with do. Ensure to check the EPM System Certification Matrix and specific product readmes for any additional browser support requirements.

This matrix is available from Oracle Technology Network (OTN):


Enterprise Performance Management - Supported Platforms

To access additional information including the Cumulative Feature Overview Tool and EPM Defects Fixed Finder, visit:


Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Documentation Portal

README FILE

Ensure to review the Readme file prior proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes additional support information, defects fixed listing, prerequisites, installation details and "Tips and Troubleshooting" for this PSU.

It is important to verify that the requirements and support paths for this patch are met as outlined within the Readme file.

The Readme file is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates download screen and from Oracle Help Center.

Why not share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Smart View Patch 22338240, click the "Start a Discussion" or "Reply to Discussion", and submit your review.

The patch install reviews and other patch related information is available within My Oracle Support Communities. Visit the Oracle Hyperion EPM sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

More information on Oracle Smart View for Office is available on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) | Oracle Smart View for Office website, which includes an Overview, Documentation links and Tutorials.

Monday Jan 04, 2016

EPM Patch Set Updates - December 2015

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (December 2015).

The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required).

Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.4.x

Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.004
- 22186227

Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4.006
Essbase Server
- 22204291: Essbase Server
Hyperion Essbase Client
- 22204287: Essbase RTC
- 22204296: Essbase Client
- 22204300: Essbase MSI
Analytic Provider Services (APS)
- 22204266: APS Services

Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition 11.1.2.4.100
- 20648390

Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.3.x

Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.3.701
- 21365028

Oracle Quantitative Management and Reporting

Oracle QMR for Solvency II 2.3.0.0.100
- 22286477

NOTE: Some patches listed may have been released a few days outside of the stated month.

To view the patches released over previous months visit the earlier Blog posts:


Business Analytics Monthly Index - December 2015

The following provides quick links to recent Proactive Support Blog postings from over the month just past.

Welcome to the Monthly Index posting for December 2015.

Within each section the items are shown in chronological order.


Oracle Business Analytics
- Proactive Support Blog


Monthly Index - December 2015
General Summary Link
Business Analytics Monthly Index - November 2015
- Monthly Blog Index - November 2015
Fusion Middleware Lifetime Support Policy Update (December 2015)
- Advisory for update to the Fusion Middleware (FMW) Lifetime Support Policy documentation.
Oracle Support - Technical Support and Lifetime Support Policy
- Reference links to Product Support and Support Resources documentation.
Business Intelligence (BI) Summary Link
New Knowledge Article: Information Center For OBIEE Release 12C
- Knowledge article providing 12c related information including Installation, Configuration and Upgrade.
OBIEE SampleApp V511 is available via OTN
- Release of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) SampleApp v511.
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary Link
EPM Patch Set Updates - November 2015
- Listing of EPM Patches released during November 2015
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.004
- Release of Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4 Patch 22186227
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.3.701
- Release Hyperion Shared Services (HSS) 11.1.2.3 Patch 21365028
Patch Set Update: Oracle QMR for Solvency II 2.3.0.0.100
- Release of Oracle Quantitative Management and Reporting (QMR) for Solvency II - Patch 22286477
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4.006
- Release of Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4 Patches for Server, Client, and APS.
Patch Set Update: FDMEE PSU 20648390 11.1.2.4.100 has been released
- Release of Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management (FDM) Enterprise Edition 11.1.2.4 Patch 20648390
Advisor Webcast Summary Link
To review Archived Recordings and to Register for future Advisor Webcasts
visit Doc ID 1456233.1

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