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What Tools Do You Use to Patch EBS 12.2 ORACLE_HOMEs?

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 has several technology stack components.  Each component has its own ORACLE_HOME: Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) 10.3.6 OHS (WebTier) 11.1.1 and Oracle Common (Common Modules) Application Server (OracleAS) Forms and Reports 10.1.2 Oracle Database Oracle Database Server 11.2 or 12.0 Each of these technology stack components can be patched individually.  But what do you use to patch them?  For a quick cheatsheet, see: Oracle E-Busine...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Webcast: Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle University has a large number of free recorded webcasts for Oracle E-Business Suite.  Here's an excellent webcast for a wide range of architectural options for more-complex deployment requirements: Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite (27 mins) Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager shares how to build on the three-tier logical Oracle E-Business Suite architecture to meet your business requirements for high availability, scalability, and...

Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Webcast: "Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Auditing and Security"

Oracle University has a large number of free recorded webcasts for Oracle E-Business Suite.  One of the essential webcasts on security that all EBS sysadmins should review is: Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Auditing and Security (40 mins) Eric Bing, Senior Director Product Development and Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager share recommendations for auditing, monitoring and securing your Oracle E-Business Suite environment and sensitive data.  Configuration...

Friday, June 2, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Enabling an EBS Global Diagnostics Trace

Oracle E-Business Suite provides several types of logs.  One of the tools you can use is the Logging Framework, which allows you to collect and view log messages in Oracle Applications Manager.  The Logging Framework collects debug messages, errors, and alerts. A Global Diagnostics Trace can help you diagnose issues if errors occur when users click a button or select an option. It's a targeted trace that can be run per user, thereby minimizing the impact on the overall...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Can EBS Nodes Be at Different Operating System Levels?

Oddly, a category of EBS architecture questions that I'd thought long-settled is starting to reemerge.  I've recently seen several queries along the lines of: Can EBS database nodes and application tier nodes be on different operating systems? Can multiple EBS database nodes be on different operating systems or levels? Can multiple EBS application tier nodes be on different operating systems or levels? Here are the answers to these questions: 1. Can EBS database nodes and...

Monday, May 29, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Webcast: "Oracle E-Business Suite Internationalization and Multilingual Features"

Oracle University has a large collection of free recorded webcasts for EBS.  If you're running your E-Business Suite environment in a multilingual configuration, see: Oracle E-Business Suite Internationalization and Multilingual Features (59 minutes) Oracle E-Business Suite supports more countries, languages, and regions than ever. Maher Al-Nubani, Senior Director Product Development shares an overview of internationalization features and capabilities as well as new Release 12...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More
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