Quarterly E-Business Suite Upgrade Recommendations: August 2014 Edition
By Steven Chan - EBS-Oracle on Aug 13, 2014
The following is a summary of our latest upgrade recommendations for
E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest
updates to Oracle's product strategies, latest support timelines, and
Upgrade Recommendations for August 2014
- EBS 11i users should upgrade to 12.1.3 or 12.2. Before upgrading, 11i users should be on the minimum 11i patching baseline.
- EBS 12.0 users should upgrade to 12.1.3 or 12.2. Before upgrading, 12.0 users should be on the minimum 12.0 patching baseline,
- EBS 12.1 users should upgrade to 12.1.3 RP1 or 12.2.
- EBS 12.2 users should upgrade to 12.2.4 or the latest AD/TXK tools and the latest StartCD.
- Oracle Database 10gR2 and 11gR1 users should upgrade to 188.8.131.52 or 184.108.40.206
- EBS 11i and 12 users of Oracle Single Sign-On 10g users should migrate to OAM 11gR2 Patchset 1 220.127.116.11.0.
- Oracle Internet Directory 10g users should upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 11g 18.104.22.168.
- Oracle Discoverer users should migrate to Oracle
Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business
Intelligence Applications (OBIA), or Discoverer 11g 22.214.171.124.
- Oracle Portal 10g users should migrate to Oracle WebCenter 11g 126.96.36.199 or upgrade to Portal 11g 188.8.131.52.
- All Windows desktop users should migrate from JInitiator and older Java releases to JRE 1.6.0_81 or later 1.6 updates or JRE 1.7.0_67 or later 1.7 updates.
- All EBS 11i, 12.0, 12.1, and 12.2 users must sign their environment's JAR files now.
- All Firefox users should upgrade to Firefox Extended Support Release 24.
- All EBS 11i, 12.0, 12.1, 12.2 users should apply the latest Critical Patch Update.
- Windows XP and Office 2003 users should upgrade to later versions.
- E-Business Suite Support Timelines Updated at OpenWorld 2013
- On Database Patching and Support: A Primer for E-Business Suite Users
- On Apps Tier Patching and Support: A Primer for E-Business Suite Users
- EBS Support Information Center + Patching & Maintenance Advisor Available on My Oracle Support
- What's the Best Way to Patch an E-Business Suite Environment?
- Creating a Maintenance Strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite