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E-Business Suite Plug-in for Enterprise Manager 12c Now Available

[June 12, 2012 Update: Added licencing information] Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-in is now available for use with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c.  Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-in is an integral part of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Application Management Suite for Oracle E-Business Suite. This latest plug-in extends EM 12c Cloud Control with E-Business Suite specific system management capabilities and features enhanced change management support. The Oracle...

Friday, June 8, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

Java 6 Certified with Forms and Reports 10g for EBS 12

Java 6 is now certified with Oracle Application Server 10g Forms and Reports with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (12.0.6, 12.1.1 and higher). What? Wasn't this already certified? No, but a little background might be useful in understanding why this is a new announcement. We previously certified the use of Java 6 with E-Business Suite Release 12 -- with the sole exception of Oracle Application Server 10g components in the E-Business Suite technology stack. Oracle Application...

Thursday, June 7, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 Certified with E-Business Suite

[June 7, 2012 Update: Corrected typo in "Supported Configurations" section] Oracle E-Business Suite comes with native user authentication and management capabilities out-of-the-box. If you need more-advanced features, it's also possible to integrate it with Oracle Internet Directory and Oracle Single Sign-On or Oracle Access Manager, which allows you to link the E-Business Suite with third-party tools like Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Kerberos, and CA Netegrity...

Friday, June 1, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

Understanding Options for Integrating Oracle Access Manager with E-Business Suite

Integrating Oracle Access Manager with the E-Business Suite can be tricky.  This is especially true if you're upgrading from EBS 11i to 12, or perhaps also switching from the older Oracle Single Sign-On technology to Oracle Access Manager.  Thing can get even more complicated if you're interested in integrating the E-Business Suite with a third-party authentication system such Windows Kerberos, or managing your users in a third-party LDAP directory like Microsoft Active...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

Critical Patches when Upgrading EBS 11i to 12: New Report Available

One tedious part of upgrading from Release 11i to Release 12 just got a lot easier: identifying patches for the upgrade process itself.  These pre-install patches help you avoid certain upgrade script failures, upgrade performance issues, and data corruption and upgrade integrity issues. The new Oracle E-Business Suite Pre-install Patches Report provides a single list of essential patches that you must apply in pre-install mode before upgrading from Release 11i to Release...

Monday, May 7, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

Quarterly E-Business Suite Upgrade Recommendations: May 2012 Edition

I've previously published advice on the general priorities for applying EBS updates.  But what are your top priorities for major upgrades to EBS and its technology stack components? Here 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, support deadlines, and newly-certified releases.  Upgrade Recommendations for May...

Friday, May 4, 2012 | Application Tier | Read More

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