Friday Jun 19, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.002

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 PSU 11.1.2.4.002
Patch 20937926

This PSU 11.1.2.4.002 can be applied to Hyperion Planning:


  • 11.1.2.4.000
  • 11.1.2.4.001

Prerequisite:

This patch requires Hyperion Calculation Manager PSU 11.1.2.4.002 ( Patch 20830325).

There is no required set order for the two PSU installations, however ensure both patches are implemented prior to utilization. Refer to Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.002 Readme file for information specific to that PSU.

Details for the Hyperion Calculation Manager PSU is available in Blog Post:
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.002


Microsoft Patch:

Before installing this Hyperion Planning PSU, verify that the "Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package" installed on the computer is current. This is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx


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 Planning Patch 20937926
- 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 Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.002

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 11.1.2.4.002
Patch 20830325

This PSU 11.1.2.4.002 can be applied to Hyperion Calculation Manager:

  • 11.1.2.4.000
  • 11.1.2.4.001


Prerequisite:

This patch requires Hyperion Planning PSU 11.1.2.4.002 ( Patch 20937926).

There is no required set order for the two PSU installations, however ensure both patches are implemented prior to utilization. Refer to Planning 11.1.2.4.002 Readme file for information specific to that PSU.

Details for the Planning PSU are available in our related Blog Post:
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.002


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 Calculation Manager Patch 20830325, 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 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 Jun 17, 2015

Team Schedule

So you want to meet the Proactive Support Technology Team?
Here is where we can be found next:

Conference
Date
Member
Link
UKOUG Business Analytics SIG
Birmingham
Th 10 Sept 2015
  • Ian Bristow
  • Julie Foster
Info

You will find this schedule via the link in the upper right section of this blog under "meet the team", or you can bookmark this post

Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

New Knowledge Article: Interactive Reporting 11.1.2.4 with Internet Explorer 11

The following new My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article is available, that provides information for Oracle BI+ Interactive Reporting (IR) 11.1.2.4 with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 11:

Limited Support for Interactive Reporting 11.1.2.4 in
Internet Explorer 11 by using Enterprise Mode to Emulate IE 10

Doc ID 2015779.1


Additional Information ...

For information on Oracle Support Policy for IE 11 with Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), refer to:

Policy for Supporting EPM System 11.1.2.2.500 & 11.1.2.3.500 with IE11
Doc ID 1920566.1

Related details for the IE recommended settings are outlined in:

IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10 & IE11: Recommended Settings for Oracle Hyperion Products
Doc ID 820892.1

For supported platform information, review the EPM Certification Matrix located on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) website:

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System - Release 11.x

Did you know ...

The " EPM Cumulative Feature Overview Tool" (Web Interface) is available, and provides an outline of the new and enhanced features and functionality for EPM product releases:

Enterprise Performance Management
Cumulative Feature Overview Tool

The "EPM System Defects Fixed Finder" resource provides an efficient way to review the defects fixed in patch set updates, patch set exceptions, and patch sets for major releases. Access via the MOS article:

EPM System Defects Fixed Finder
Doc ID 1292603.1


Questions specific to Hyperion EPM Certification ...

The My Oracle Support (MOS) Community "Hyperion Certification for EPM" is an ideal place to seek & find product certification answers:

Hyperion Certification for EPM

For questions specific to BI+ Interactive Reporting (IR) visit the MOS Community:

Hyperion Reporting Products



Friday Jun 12, 2015

Patch Set Update: Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.310

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

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

Oracle Data Relationship Management PSU 11.1.2.4.310
Patch 21092621

This 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 third patch on the 11.1.2.4.000 release, and is inclusive of the previous two PSU 11.1.2.4.30x releases.


To share your experience about installing this patch ...

In the MOS | Patches & Updates screen for Oracle Data Relationship Management Patch 21092621,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



Thursday Jun 11, 2015

Remote Diagnostic Agent - RDA 8.08 released

(in via Ian)
We are happy to announce the release of

Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) 8.08

RDA 8.08 contains a number of changes in the Hyperion112_xxx profiles.

Among the RDA changes for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) are:
  • Collects data on  Unix for the Hyperion1112_HFM profile
  • Collects OS and some user settings for all the Hyperion Profiles


The changes implemented reduce the number of questions asked in the Hyperion Profiles.

Using RDA allows Oracle Support to troubleshoot software issues even faster.


Release announcement (including full list of additions):
 Oracle Support Announces RDA 8 - Production Release! (Doc ID 392719.1)

Getting started KM doc:
Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) - Getting Started (Doc ID 314422.1)

Profile Manuals:
Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) - Profile Manual Pages (Doc ID 391983.1

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

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.590

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

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

Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management PSU 11.1.2.3.590
Patch 21195333


This PSU can be applied to 11.1.2.3.500 or later.

The required patches are:

  • Hyperion Shared Services (HSS) 11.1.2.3.500
  • Hyperion Smart View 11.1.2.5.200 or later

Ensure to review the Readme file prior proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes additional support information, prerequisites, details for applying patch and troubleshooting FAQ's.

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 Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management Patch 21195333, 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 Disclosure Management specifically ....

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

Inside EPM - Planning, Consolidation and Cloud (YouTube Video)

(in via Jan)

Now available in the Oracle Business Analytics - YouTube Channel for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM):

Inside Enterprise Performance Management:
Planning, Consolidation and Cloud


"In this episode of Inside EPM, Matt Bradley EPM Senior Vice President talks about how EPM products uniquely solve planning and consolidation challenges and the advantages of using EPM Cloud Services."



While visiting Oracle Business Analytics - YouTube Channel ensure to Subscribe to help find the new video releases when they become available.

Tuesday Jun 09, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.003

Hyperion Product Management have advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Hyperion BI+ Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.x

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

Hyperion Financial Reporting PSU 11.1.2.4.003
Patch 20785710

The PSU 11.1.2.4.003 can be applied to Financial Reporting (FR) 11.1.2.4.000. It is the first FR PSU following FR 11.1.2.4.000 release, and addresses several issues which are listed in the Readme file.

Ensure to review the Readme file prior proceeding with this PSU implementation for important information that includes prerequisites, details for applying patch, troubleshooting FAQ's and additional support information.

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 BI+ FR Patch 20785710 - 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 FR ...

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

Hyperion Reporting Products

Friday Jun 05, 2015

New Knowledge Article: HFM 11.1.2.4 New Features & Differences from Previous Releases

(in via Tanya)

The following new My Oracle Support Knowledge Article is available:

Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) 11.1.2.4
New Features and Differences from Previous Releases

Doc ID 2015669.1


This article provides a high level list of the new features that exist in HFM 11.1.2.4 and details the changes/differences between HFM 11.1.2.4 and previous releases.

The details contains brief overview of the architectural changes and information relating to utilities, tools and logs that HFM Administrators will want to know.

Did you know ...

The EPM Cumulative Feature Overview Tool - New Web-Based Interface is available. This tool outlines the new and enhanced features and functionality for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) product releases.

To access the tool directly visit:

Enterprise Performance Management
Cumulative Feature Overview Tool


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)



Thursday Jun 04, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.1.141

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Reporting & Analysis Financial Reporting 11.1.2.1 .

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

Hyperion Financial Reporting (FR) PSU 11.1.2.1.141
Patch 20929321


This PSU can be applied to the following releases:

• 11.1.2.1.000
• 11.1.2.1.101
• 11.1.2.1.104
• 11.1.2.1.107
• 11.1.2.1.111
• 11.1.2.1.114
• 11.1.2.1.118
• 11.1.2.1.120

• 11.1.2.1.124
• 11.1.2.1.125
• 11.1.2.1.125 PSE 14494565
• 11.1.2.1.127
• 11.1.2.1.128
• 11.1.2.1.128 PSE15960874
• 11.1.2.1.128 PSE16025384

• 11.1.2.1.133

• 11.1.2.1.133 PSE16515012
• 11.1.2.1.133 PSE16997480
• 11.1.2.1.133 PSE17172008
• 11.1.2.1.133 PSE17464650
• 11.1.2.1.134
• 11.1.2.1.134 PSE17980570
• 11.1.2.1.138
• 11.1.2.1.139
• 11.1.2.1.140 PSU 19795722


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 20929321, 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



Wednesday Jun 03, 2015

New Document Available OBIA Upgrade 11.1.1.9.1 to 11.1.1.9.2

Oracle BI Applications Upgrade 11.1.1.9.1 to 11.1.1.9.2 Document Now Available:

The Upgrade of BI Applications 11.1.1.9.1 to version 11.1.1.9.2 consists of upgrading the following components, repositories (schema and content) and data:

  • Platform components
  • BI Applications binaries
  • JAZN, RPD and Presentation Catalog
  • ODI Repository content (BIA_ODIREPO)

Note: There is no new content in 11.1.1.9.2 as compared to 11.1.1.9.1. Hence there is no data warehouse (schema and data) upgrade.

For more information and instructions on how to perform the upgrade please refer to the following note:-

  • Doc ID 2016413.1 OBIA Oracle BI Applications: Upgrading to 11.1.1.9.2 from 11.1.1.9.1

  • Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

    Caution using Microsoft Active Directory with OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0

    Please be aware that if you are using Microsoft Active Directory (MSAD) or a 3rd Party LDAP as the Identity Store, and also use the virtualize=true option you will be unable to log in to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 11.1.1.9.0. This relates to Bug 20188679.

    Customers should apply Patch 20188679 for this issue on their installation platform prior to upgrading or after installing OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0.

    Information can be found in document:

    OBIEE 11g: Alert: Users Unable to Log in to OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 if Using MSAD or Other Third-Party LDAP as the Identity Store and Virtualization is Set to true. (Doc ID 2016571.1)

    Post Update 3-May-2015: Article updated to extend reference to 3rd party LDAP in addition to MSAD.

    Monday Jun 01, 2015

    EPM Patch Set Updates - May 2015

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

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

    Oracle Hyperion Smartview

    Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.410
    - 20688791

    Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.4.x

    Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.001
    - 20817841

    Oracle Hyperion 11.1.2.3.x

    Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.3.511
    - 20729638
    Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.503
    - 20577441
    Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.3.504
    - 20387651
    Hyperion Strategic Finance 11.1.2.3.506
    - 20807807
    Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.589
    - 21069397

    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 - May 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 May 2015.

    Within each section the items are shown in chronological order.


    Oracle Business Analytics
    - Proactive Support Blog


    Monthly Index - May 2015
    General Summary Link
    Business Analytics Monthly Index - April 2015
    - Monthly Blog Index - April 2015
    Patch Set Update: Oracle Smart View 11.1.2.5.410
    - Release of the latest Smart View 11.1.2.5 Patch 20688791.
    My Oracle Support - Essentials Webcast Series
    - Presentations covering topics that assist in working effectively with Oracle Support.
    Business Intelligence (BI) Summary Link
    Locating OBIEE Maintenance Resources
    - Knowledge Document providing collectin of resources and information for OBIEE systems.
    New Knowledge Article : Installing OBIA 11.1.1.8.1 - Troubleshooting and FAQ
    - Knowledge Document to assist with OBIA 11G installation.
    BI Cloud Services New Features
    - Knowledge Document listing the New Features in Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS)
    Oracle BI Applications 11.1.1.9.2 Now Available For Download
    - Release of the OBIA 11.1.1.9.2 and related Knowledge Articles for Installation and Upgrade
    Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.9.0
    - Release of OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 and links to related Documentation.
    Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary Link
    EPM Patch Set Updates - April 2015
    - Listing of EPM Patches released during April 2015
    Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service
    - Introducing the NEW Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service.
    Premier Support for EPM Release 11.1.2.x Ends April 30, 2015 for IR, PR, WA, HPS, IMP, SOP
    - Premier Support information for the listed EPM 11.1.1.2.x
    Live Webcast: Streamline Your Enterprise Reporting in the Cloud
    - Scheduled Live Webcast for new Enterprise Reporting Cloud Service
    Statement of Direction: Oracle Quantitative Management and Reporting for Solvency II
    - Statement of Direction released for Oracle QMR for Solvency II
    Patch Set Update: Hyperion Strategic Finance 11.1.2.3.506
    - Release of HSF 11.1.2.3 Patch 20807807
    Patch Set Update: Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.589
    - Release of Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3 Patch 21069397
    Advisor Webcast Summary Link
    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


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

    Authors:

    italia.nowodworska(€)oracle.com
    torben.hein(€)oracle.com
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