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Firefox Quantum ESR 60 Certified with EBS 12.1 and 12.2

Mozilla Firefox Quantum Extended Support Release 60 is certified as a Windows-based client browser for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2. This includes 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Firefox Quantum. What is Mozilla Firefox ESR? Mozilla offers an Extended Support Release based on an official release of Firefox for organizations that are unable to mass-deploy new consumer-oriented versions of Firefox every six weeks.  For more details about Firefox ESR, see the Mozilla ESR...

Friday, May 18, 2018 | Client Tier | Read More

EBS 12 Certified with Safari 11 and macOS High Sierra 10.13

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (12.1.3, 12.2.4 or higher) is now certified with Safari 11 on macOS High Sierra 10.13 with the following desktop configuration: macOS High Sierra version 10.13.3 or higher Safari version 11 (11.0.3 or higher) Oracle JRE 8 plugin (1.8.0_171 or higher) Users should review all relevant information along with other specific patching requirements and known limitations posted here: Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes Release 12 for macOS ...

Monday, May 7, 2018 | Client Tier | Read More

New White Paper: Creating Dependent List of Values in Web ADI 12.2

Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator (Web ADI) allows you to use Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Project to upload data to Oracle E-Business Suite. For example, you can use Excel to create formatted spreadsheets on your desktop to download, view, edit, validate, and upload Oracle E-Business Suite data.  Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator supports user interface components such as a list of values (LOV) in spreadsheets. In an Oracle Web...

Friday, May 4, 2018 | Client 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 | Client 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 | Client 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 | Client Tier | Read More

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