Thursday, July 03, 2014

Patch part 2

Patch apply process for any version .

Following are the  prerequisites  for patch  apply  process.

  1. Updated VC 2005 redistributable available in patch server.
  2. User applying the patch should be the user who was set up to install and configure EPM System products. 
  3. Patch pre-requisites patches  ( there are few patches which require a required path applyied on system then only current patch applied properly).
  4. Interim initial patch must be applied to server.
  5. Patches to be applied by requested oracle on recommendations.
  6. EPM_MIDDLEWARE_HOME to be set, this path is as follows < $HOME/Oracle/Middleware/EPMSystem11R1>
  7. MIDDLEWARE_HOME is to be set for  java  location default location is  <C:\Oracle\Middleware>

Patch applied based on read me provided along with patch, after patch downloaded  to server patch must be unzipped  to  opatch location.The  default location for opatch is  .
After patch download unzip and place in opatch folder.In  my case patch number ""17529887" and  applying to   and  patch  version is

after  unzip patch  rename it  to 17529887 remove "_WINX64" because  oracle  patch  command  will not  recognize these wordings.

Before applying interim patch check for inventory to find any patches exist in current system.
command for  inventory is  

opatch.bat lsinventory -oh -jdk \jdk160_35

Monday, May 19, 2014

Patch part1

Patches are the bug fix for for a particular products provided by oracle with different numbering.

Patch's are applied to below products based on bug/ issue  nature, some times this  patches are  not  a  single it may include with another patch (Sequence or Interim) set

Normally  patches are applied to the below specified modules and extended to this new version( onward) Hyperion having ADF patches.

  • Calculation Manager
  • Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA)
  • Financial Data Quality Management (FDM)
  • Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  • Financial Reporting (HFR)
  • Hyperion Data Relationship Management (DRM)
  • Hyperion Financial Close Management (FCM)
  • Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM)  
  • Hyperion Strategic Finance (HSF)
  • Hyperion Crystal Ball
  • Hyperion Interactive Reporting
  • Hyperion Planning
  • Reporting and Analysis framework
  • Hyperion Foundation services
  • Hyperion Provider  services

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

EPMA still not supported for Linux systems

Why oracle still using  windows for particular products big question.??

Hyperion Version :

Linux  Version:
               Redhat 4, Red hat 5,Red hat 6

1. NOT SUPPORTED FOR: Data Relationship Management,  FDM, Financial Management, Performance Management Architect Dimension Server and File Generator, Production Reporting Teradata Engine, and Strategic Finance.
2. NOT SUPPORTED FOR: Integration Services if the XML Import/Export feature is used.

For  further  information  please find  below  link
EPM suit support matrix March by oracle