Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.503

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.x and is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Hyperion Financial Management PSU 11.1.2.3.503
Patch 20577441

This PSU can be applied to the following releases of existing HSF installations:


  • 11.1.2.3.500
  • 11.1.2.3.501
  • 11.1.2.3.502

The HFM PSU 11.1.2.3.503 is a cumulative patch and also includes the fixes from previous 11.1.2.3.50x releases.

Prerequisites - refer to the readme file for additional information:

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 HSF Patch 20577441 - simply click 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 Strategic Finance ...

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 Apr 24, 2015

Support Date Update - Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 7.9.6.4

New Support Date Update OBIA 7.9.6.4:
The latest version of the Fusion Middleware Lifetime Support Policy Document, our official way of communicating product end-of-life plans, has been posted on oracle.com.

This iteration includes a revision of the support dates for Oracle Business Intelligence 7.9.6.4

Premier Support Ends Jan 2018
Extended Support Ends Jan 2021

For further information refer to the following document:-

Oracle Lifetime Support Policy

Wednesday Apr 22, 2015

New Whitepaper: OBIEE to Essbase Authentication Methods

(in via Steve)


We are happy to announce that Product Management has created a new Whitepaper:

OBIEE To Essbase Supported and Recommended Authentication Methods ( Doc ID 1993210.1 )

This is a clean up and compilation of some of the following KM notes:

  •  OBIEE 11g: How To Implement Single Sign-On Using CSS Token for Integration with Essbase ( Doc ID 1480755.1 )
  • Configuring OBIEE 11g to use Hyperion SSO Tokens when Communicating with Essbase, HFM,EPM ( Doc ID 1940079.1 )
  • OBIEE 11g Implement Single Sign-On Using CSS Token For Integration With Essbase ( Doc ID 1608620.1 )
  • OBIEE 11g: How To set up Credential Pass Through from OBIEE to Essbase ( Doc ID 1519240.1 )
  • OBIEE 11g: How to Set up Single Sign-On between OBIEE and Hyperion ( Doc ID 1982665.1 )

These notes have either been archived, deleted or corrected. They are listed here for your reference, and not to be bookmarked.

If you had these notes bookmarked, it is recommended to bookmark the new KM Note 1993210.1 and remove the obsolete references, to keep one single valid reference for all your Essbase/OBIEE authentification needs.


(info:Steve; text and layout: Torben; authorized: Lia)

Tuesday Apr 21, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion BI+ Financial Reporting 11.1.2.2.505

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.2 .

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

Hyperion Financial Reporting (FR) PSU 11.1.2.2.505
Patch 20639760


This PSU can be applied to the following releases:


  • 11.1.2.2.000
  • 11.1.2.2.300
  • 11.1.2.2.302
  • 11.1.2.2.303 - PSE 16480166
  • 11.1.2.2.303 - PSE 16686640
  • 11.1.2.2.303 - PSE 16744729
  • 11.1.2.2.305
  • 11.1.2.2.305 - PSE 17183996

  • 11.1.2.2.311
  • 11.1.2.2.311 - PSE 17923078
  • 11.1.2.2.313
  • 11.1.2.2.314
  • 11.1.2.2.315
  • 11.1.2.2.500 - PSU 18659116
  • 11.1.2.2.501 - PSU 19128780
  • 11.1.2.2.502 - PSU 19606449
  • 11.1.2.2.504 - PSU 20068553


This Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting, Fusion Edition, Release 11.1.2.2 patch requires these other EPM System patches:

  • Oracle Hyperion Shared Services - Patch 14020629
  • Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis for Workspace - Patch 13936087
  • Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis for Interactive Reporting - Patch 14200932

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 for each of the Hyperion Essbase components.


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Financial Reporting Patch 20639760, click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Hyperion Financial Reporting specificially ....

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

Hyperion Reporting Products (MOSC)

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



Monday Apr 20, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.001

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.

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

Hyperion Planning - Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.001
Patch 20817841


Supported Paths to this Patch

You can apply this patch to release 11.1.2.4.000.

Required Microsoft Patch

Microsoft has identified a security issue that could compromise Windows-based systems. Before installing this patch, verify that the Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package installed on the computer is current. You may search and download the latest Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package from
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Planning Patch 20817841
- click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Hyperion Planning specificially ....

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

Hyperion Planning (MOSC)

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



Patch Set Update: Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3.507

The following Patch Set Updates (PSU) have been released for Oracle Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3.x.

These PSU downloads are available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.3.507

Patch 20678869: Essbase Server

Hyperion Essbase Client 11.1.2.3.507

Patch 20678859: Essbase RTC
Patch 20678873: Essbase Client
Patch 20678854: Essbase MSI

Hyperion Analytic Provider Services (APS) 11.1.2.3.507

Patch 20183647: APS Services

Hyperion Essbase Studio 11.1.2.3.507

Patch 20183692 : Essbase Studio Server
Patch 20183684 : Essbase Studio Console MSI

These PSU releases can be applied to the following releases of existing Hyperion Essbase installations:


  • 11.1.2.3.000
  • 11.1.2.3.001
  • 11.1.2.3.002
  • 11.1.2.3.003
  • 11.1.2.3.500
  • 11.1.2.3.501
  • 11.1.2.3.502
  • 11.1.2.3.503
  • 11.1.2.3.504
  • 11.1.2.3.505
  • 11.1.2.3.506

Note: Versions listed may not have been released for all Essbase components

Supported for use with Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3.507 are:

  • Essbase Administration Services (EAS) 11.1.2.3.505

Refer to the Readme files prior to proceeding with these PSU implementations for important information that includes the supported paths per component, along with a full list of the 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 for each of the Hyperion Essbase components..


To locate the latest Essbase Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates at anytime visit the My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article:

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for Oracle Hyperion Essbase
Doc ID 1396084.1

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

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen simply click 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

For questions specific to Hyperion Essbase ...

The My Oracle Support Community "Hyperion Essbase" is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:

Hyperion Essbase

Tuesday Apr 14, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.3.506

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM) 11.1.2.3.x.

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

Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management PSU 11.1.2.3.506
Patch 20830322

This cumulative patch can be applied to the following HPCM releases only:

  • 11.1.2.3.500
  • 11.1.2.3.501
  • 11.1.2.3.502
  • 11.1.2.3.503
  • 11.1.2.3.504
  • 11.1.2.3.505

NOTE: This PSU requires the installation of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) PSU 11.1.2.3.500 ( Patch 17529887).

Prior to proceeding with this PSU implementation refer to the Readme file for important information. In addition to the full list of the defects fixed, the Readme file contains important support information that includes prerequisites, install details for applying patch, post-installation instructions, and tips & troubleshooting information.

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 Patches & Updates download screen.

To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for HPCM Patch 20830322- click 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

Have a question for HPCM specificially ....

The My Oracle Support Community "HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products" is the ideal first stop to seek & find product specific answers:

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



Wednesday Apr 08, 2015

OBIEE 11g: BI Mobile Supported Security Configurations

If you are using BI Mobile on either iOS or Android and want more information on security configurations, then recently-published note will be of interest to you.

OBIEE 11g: BI Mobile Supported Security Configurations
Doc ID 1996632.1

This document covers the details of the supported security configurations for the Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile apps. It also includes information on troubleshooting any problems. Specifically this document covers the Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile HD app in the Apple App Store and the Oracle BI Mobile app in the Google Play store.

Patch Set Update: Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.001

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.x.

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

Oracle Data Relationship Management Patch Set Update (PSU) 11.1.2.4.302
Patch 20771275


This Patch Set Update (PSU) requires a full installation. This patch can be installed on a new machine or replace an existing installation


If this patch replaces an existing 11.1.2.4.x installation, related components such as Hyperion Foundation Services are not affected. However, upgrading from a release prior to 11.1.2.4.x will require an upgrade of Foundation Services to 11.1.2.4.

This is the second patch on the 11.1.2.4.000 release


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Oracle Data Relationship Management Patch 20771275
- click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Oracle Data Relationship Management specificially ....

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

HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products (MOSC)

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



Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.001

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.000

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

Oracle Hyperion Calculation Manager Patch Set Update (PSU): 11.1.2.4.001
Patch 20569991


You can apply this patch to the following release 11.1.2.4.000


Required patches Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.001 (Patch 20817841)


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Calculation Manager Patch 20569991
- click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

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

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

HPCM, HSF, DRM & Other Products (MOSC)

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



Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.2.502

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.2.500.

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

Hyperion Planning PSU 11.1.2.2.502
Patch 20728678


This patch can be applied to:-

  • Release 11.1.2.2.500 (Patch 18659116)
  • Release 11.1.2.2.501 (Patch 20218428)


Required Microsoft Patch - Microsoft has identified a security issue that could compromise Windows-based systems. Before installing this patch, verify that the Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package installed on the computer is current. You may search and download the latest Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx

Required User Rights - The user applying the patch should be the user who was set up to install and configure EPM System products. Required user privileges or rights. Check readme for further details.


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Hyperion Planning Patch 20728678
- click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Hyperion Planning specificially ....

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

Hyperion Planning (MOSC)

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



Thursday Apr 02, 2015

OpenWorld SF 2015 External Call for Proposal is now open

(via James Allerton-Austin)

It’s that time of year again when the call for customer proposal papers for OOW and JavaOne 2015 in San Francisco is open.

If you are interested in submitting sessions for the event you can now go ahead and do so.

Call for Proposals is open externally through April 29.
- OpenWorld:  https://www.oracle.com/openworld/call-for-proposals.html


Wednesday Apr 01, 2015

EPM Patch Set Updates - March 2015

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

Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management PSU 11.1.2.4.301
- 20513976
Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532929
Hyperion Essbase RTC 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532925
Hyperion Essbase Clients 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532933
Hyperion Essbase Clients MSI 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532922
Hyperion Essbase EAS Console 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532912
Hyperion Essbase EAS Server 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532901
Hyperion Essbase APS Server 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532812
Essbase Studio Services Server 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532825
Essbase Studio Services Console MSI 11.1.2.4.001
- 20532830

Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.3.x

Hyperion Shared Services PSU 11.1.2.3.503
- 20072286
Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management, Enterprise Edition PSU 11.1.2.3.530
- 19556418
Hyperion Disclosure Management PSU 11.1.2.3.587
- 20347148
Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework 11.1.2.3.510
- 20625507

Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.2.x

Hyperion Financial Close Management PSU 11.1.2.2.501
- 20194825

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 - March 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 March 2015.

Within each section the items are shown in chronological order.


Oracle Business Analytics
- Proactive Support Blog


Monthly Index - March 2015
General Summary Link
Business Analytics Monthly Index - February 2015
- Monthly Blog Index - February 2015
Fusion Middleware Lifetime Support Policy - Document Update
- The OLSP has been updated
My Oracle Support Community - New Rewards and Recognition Program
- post advertising the enhanced Rewards and Recognition program
Tips and Tricks on Using this Blog
- Welcome post to new readers that came over from teh newsletters
Feedback request from the Oracle BI Doc Team
- post about the BI Documentation Team Survey
KM Doc: How to change your OBIEE / Essbase passwords
- Product Assurance KM note referenced
Business Intelligence (BI) Summary Link
OBIA 11g: Migrate Configurations & Customizations between environments
- Post talking about a number of KM notes useful for Configuration of OBIA
Oracle BI Applications 11.1.1.9.1 now available for download!
- post about the release of OBIA 11.1.1.9.1
Documentation for OBIA 11.1.1.9.1 - Important Information
- important OBIA 11.1.1.9.1 release information
Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary Link
EPM Patch Set Updates - February 2015
- Listing of EPM Patches released during February 2015
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.301
- post about the release of Patch 20513976 for DRM
EPM Cumulative Feature Overview Tool - New Web-Based Interface
- the EPM Cumulative Feature Overview Tool is now web based
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.3.503
- HSS got Patch 20072286
Patch Set Update: Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition 11.1.2.3.530
- FDMWW got Patch 19556418
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Close Management 11.1.2.2.501
- FCM received Patch 20194825
Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Videos
- Video links to instruction videos on cloud services best practices
Patch Set Update: Oracle Hyperion Essbase Family 11.1.2.4
- PSU 11.1.2.4.001 release for Hyperion Essbase
Patch Set Update: Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.587
- post mentioning the Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management PSU 11.1.2.3.587 patch
Patchset Update : Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework 11.1.2.3.510
- post about the release of Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework Patch 20625507
Advisor Webcast Summary Link
FMW Web Center Content Clustering
- An Advisor Webcast that talks about the way Web Center Content is clustered

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


Patch Set Update: 11.1.2.3.511 for Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.3

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.3 .

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

Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.3 PSU 11.1.2.3.511
Patch 20729638



You can apply this patch to the following releases:

• 11.1.2.3.500

• 11.1.2.3.500 PSE 18467894

• 11.1.2.3.500 PSE 18609854

• 11.1.2.3.501 PSU 18183723

• 11.1.2.3.502 PSU 19033046

• 11.1.2.3.503 PSU 19570230

• 11.1.2.3.505 PSU 19795686

• 11.1.2.3.508 PSU 20230795

NOTE: If your Financial Reporting server is on Solaris, you will need to apply the 11.1.2.3.503 PSU first before applying this PSU.

There are no new features introduced in this PSU. This patch set update is cumulative and does include fixes from previous patches.


Required Microsoft Patch

Microsoft has identified a security issue that could allow a hacker to compromise your Windows-based system. You MUST install the Microsoft VC 2005 SP1 ATL redistributable pack before applying this patch.

The updated VC 2005 redistributable is available here for both x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit): http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting Patch 20729638
- click 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 patch reviews (MOSC) sub-space:

Hyperion Patch Reviews

Have a question for Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting specificially ....

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

Hyperion Reporting Products (MOSC)

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



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This blog talks about the latest news and upcoming events initiated by the EPM/BI Proactive Support Team.

Authors:

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