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  • July 17, 2015

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management

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

Hyperion Financial Management PSU
Patch 20455650

This PSU can be applied to Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) installations on Microsoft (MS) Windows and Linux.

for this HFM patch includes:

Refer to the readme file for information on installation of these prerequisites.

New Features in this Release

Summary of New Features in the HFM release:

  • Application Creation Wizard

    The Application Creation wizard can be used to create applications, and the application calendar, application settings, module configuration, and custom dimensions can be defined. The copy function can be used on an existing application to create a new one, or create an application from a profile file.

  • Insights Dashboard for Key Metrics/KPIs

    HFM Insights provides a dashboard for system administrators to monitor HFM system status. It displays data collected from system components over a period of time and enables administrators to take corrective action if necessary. This feature is available only for Exalytics installations.

  • Support for Solaris

    This release includes support for Solaris on Exalytics only

    *Refer "Supported Platforms" reference below

  • Printing Entity Detail Reports

    A Printable Page option has been added to Entity Detail reports, and is also available when viewing Source and Destination transactions.

  • Application Year Update

    After an application is created, it is now possible to modify to increase the number of years used in the application if needed.

  • Application Elements Download Log Option

    When loading or extracting Application Elements, an option is provided to download the load or extract log file.

  • Application Tab Options

    Financial Management application tabs now includes the same right-mouse click options as Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Workspace, including Close, Close All, and Close Others.

  • Working with Journals in Smart View

    Provides ability to open and work with journals directly in Smart View. It allows journal properties to viewed, along with providing create, edit, submit, approve, post, unpost, and delete journal functionality. An adhoc query from within a journal can also be created. To use journals in Smart View, the upcoming release of Oracle Smart View will be required .

    (Oracle Smart View Patch 21635725 | Blog post)

For detailed information on new features, see the Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Administrator's Guide and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management User's Guide. These are available from:

Oracle Help Center | EPM | Financial PM Applications

Supported Platforms

The HFM Patch 20455650 is available for MS Windows and Linux only.

*Support for Solaris: HFM now provides support for Solaris on Exalytics. This is provided via alternate
HFM Patch 21418627. To download this alternate patch and to view its Readme, contact Oracle Support for the required password.

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 20455650, 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

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