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Enabling Automatic EBS Application Tier Failover Between Physical Nodes on Oracle Solaris Clusters

This is a long-overdue tip of the hat to my colleagues in the Oracle Solaris group. I recently learned about an article they posted a couple of years ago about E-Business Suite 12.2 running on Oracle Solaris Cluster: Oracle E-Business 12.2 support on Oracle Solaris Cluster It is possible to install an EBS primary application tier and the associated WebLogic Administration Server on a logical host using Oracle Solaris Clusters. If the physical node hosting these EBS services...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

Reminder: Upgrade Oracle Enterprise Manager 11 to EM 13c

You can use the Application Management Pack plug-in to manage your E-Business Suite instances using Oracle Enterprise Manager. Extended Support for Enterprise Manager Grid Control 11.1 ended on April 30, 2018. EM 11 is now in Sustaining Support. You will still have access to existing resources, but no new updates, fixes, or certifications will be produced for EM 11. All Enterprise Manager 11 customers should upgrade to the latest EM release certified with EBS. As of today, the...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

SHA-256 Certificate Updates Now Available for WebADI and Report Manager

WebADI and Report Manager use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros to integrate with Microsoft Office.  All VBA macros must be signed with a valid digital certificate.  If the certificate is invalid or expired, new Microsoft Office will display a warning in the Message Bar like this: Older Office versions may display a standalone security notice like this: The workarounds for handling these security alerts vary depending upon how the end-user's desktop is configured...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

April 2018 Update to E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) tool helps you identify application or database tier overlay patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 system. ETCC maps missing overlay patches to the default corresponding Database Patch Set Update (PSU) patches, and displays them in a patch recommendation summary. What’s New ETCC has been updated to include bug fixes and patching combinations for the following recommended versions of...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

BI Publisher Desktop 12.2 Certified with E-Business Suite

[Contributing Author: Pieter Breugelmans] You can use Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BI Publisher) to create and manage reports for E-Business Suite data. Oracle BI Publisher Desktop is certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 and 12.1 for the following Microsoft Office releases: Microsoft Office 2016 Microsoft Office 2013 Microsoft Office 2010 What does this certification cover? Oracle BI Publisher Desktop consists of client-side tools to assist in...

Friday, April 20, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: April 2018 Edition

We've previously provided advice on the general priorities for applying EBS updates and creating a comprehensive maintenance strategy.    Here are 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 newly-certified releases.  You can research these yourself using this Note: How to Find E-Business Suite...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Application Tier | Read More

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