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Reminder: Upgrade JDK 6 on EBS Servers Before December 2018

[Update Nov. 3, 2017: Modified JRE recommendations]  E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2 both included Java SE 6 as part of their server-based technology stacks.  Both EBS 12.1 and 12.2 are certified with Java SE 7: Using JDK 7.0 Latest Update with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.0 and 12.1 (Note 1467892.1) Using the Latest JDK 7.0 Update with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 (Note 1530033.1) Upgrade EBS servers to JDK 7 before December 2018 Extended Support for Java SE 6 ends...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: Oct 2017 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...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Updated: Minimizing EBS 12.2.7 Upgrade Downtimes

We have updated our recommendations for minimizing downtimes when upgrading to EBS 12.2.7: Best Practices for Minimizing Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.n Upgrade Downtime (Note 1581549.1) Written by Jim Machin, a senior member of our Applications Performance group, this white paper contains a wealth of detailed technical recommendations for reducing the amount of time needed for an EBS 12.2.7 upgrade.  It covers: Technical preparation and planning activities Diagnostics for...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

Critical Patch Update for October 2017 Now Available

The Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2017 was released on October 17, 2017. Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible. The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes a list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities, and links to other important documents.  Supported products that are not listed in the "Supported Products and Components...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

September 2017 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...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

WebCenter Portal Certified with E-Business Suite 12.x

Oracle WebCenter Portal is now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 and 12.1.3.  WebCenter Portal is part of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c Version  Oracle WebCenter Portal is part of Oracle WebCenter.  Oracle WebCenter is an integrated suite of tools used to create web sites and portals.  Applications adapters are also available.     Certified Platforms Oracle WebCenter Portal is certified to run on any operating system for which Oracle...

Monday, September 18, 2017 | Application Tier | Read More

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