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Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud (FCCS) - February 2019 Updates

Tanya Heise
Sr Principal Technical Support Engineer

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud (FCCS) update:

Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud (FCCS)

February 2019

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest updates to your test environments starting at 23:00 UTC (15:00 PST) on Friday, February 1, 2019 and to your production environment on Friday, February 15, 2019, also starting at 23:00 UTC. The updates will be applied to your environments during the first subsequent daily maintenance.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.

Announcements:

  • Support for Additional Elimination Members in the Data Source Dimension
  • View Size and Last Modified Date of Snapshot
  • Close Manager Renamed to EPM Task Manager
  • Embedded Template Information in Task Manager Templates
  • Email Notifications for Rejected Journals
  • FCCS Translations – Override Entries to Intercompany Accounts Should Also Be Applied to Elims
  • Support for Data Source System Members in Configurable Calculations
  • Consolidation Report Enhancements
  • Email Notifications for Submitted Journals

Upcoming Changes:

  • Classic Dimension Editor
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • Ability to Create New Composite Forms
Defects Fixed:
  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1)

Considerations:

  • Translation Override Rule Redirection
  • Simplified Dimension Editor and Metadata Validation
  • Consolidation Operator for Children of Dimension Name Members
  • Consolidation Operator for Children of "Label Only" Members
  • Calculation Status
  • Copying Data
  • Self Service Upgrade
  • Entity Member Names/Aliases with ICP Property
  • Working with Metadata
  • Smart View Summary Dialog Display
  • Viewing the FCCS_VIEW_SYSTEM_MEMBERS
  • Viewing Members on Seeded Forms
  • Unable to Refresh the Cube
  • Setting the Data Storage Property
  • Horizontal Scroll on a Non-Tabular Form
  • Adding Shared Members in Smart View
  • Do Not Change Members Formulas for Any Seeded Members
  • Setting the Data Collection Period
  • Errors When Importing Accounts
  • Exporting Data Collection Period Using Migration
  • Editing Dates in a Data Collection Period

 

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1

 

 

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