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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 | Support Notices | Read More

Forms & Reports Developer 10g Requires Windows 7

Forms & Reports Developer 10g ( is required to maintain customizations in EBS 12.1 and 12.2. We previously announced certifications for Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) clients for Forms & Reports Developer 10g. Since those certifications were announced, we have identified issues that prevent us from delivering fixes for those configurations. Unfortunately, we must rescind those certifications. EBS 12.1 and 12.2 system administrators...

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Support Notices | Read More

How Long Can I Get Support for a Specific Java Update?

Support timelines for Oracle products can be tricky to understand.  The time that an overall product release gets updates is governed by the dates in the Oracle Lifetime Support Policies. EBS users have 12 months to upgrade to the latest Fusion Middleware component patchsets, and 24 months to upgrade to the latest database components. These are called grace periods. For dates of grace periods for specific Database or Fusion Middleware patchsets, see: Oracle Application Server...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Support Notices | Read More

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 | Support Notices | Read More

Reminder: Fusion Middleware Proactive Patches are Certified with EBS

The Fusion Middleware team recently released the following updates: Oracle Identity Management Suite BP consisting of Oracle Access Manager BP Oracle Unified Directory  BP Oracle Internet Directory BP Oracle SOA Suite BP and Oracle Traffic Director SPU, Oracle WebCenter Portal BP These updates are documented here: Database, Fusion Middleware, and...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Support Notices | Read More

E-Business Suite Release Roadmap Updated

Here's more information on the Oracle E-Business Suite Roadmap update announced last month: Oracle E-Business Suite: Roadmap Update (PDF, 524K)  

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | Support Notices | Read More

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