EBS 12.2 Validation Scripts for Prepare, Cutover and FS_Clone Phases

Are you going to run Prepare, Cutover or FS_CLONE , then before you start the phases using ADOP tool if you would like to validate the instance if it is ready for those phases then here is a simple script.

export RUN_CONTEXT_FILE=/testi/inst/fs1/inst/apps/testi_host1/appl/admin/testi_host1.xml
export PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE=/testi/inst/fs2/inst/apps/testi_host1/appl/admin/testi_host1.xml

perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=fs_clone -logloc=/tmp
perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=prepare -logloc=/tmp
perl $AD_TOP/patch/115/bin/txkADOPValidations.pl  -contextfile=$RUN_CONTEXT_FILE -patchctxfile=$PATCH_CONTEXT_FILE -phase=cutover -logloc=/tmp

Review the logfile that gets created under /tmp

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ORA-06508 in an EBS 12.2 environment ?

Custom.pll template are sometimes used wrong. In case of 12.2 make sure you use the splotchy 12.2 template to put in you customizations. In case if you are migrating from a older release make sure it is created from the latest versions. You can check the version using adident package. ORA-06508 are known to be a problem with older custom.pll template.

$APPLTMP directory in R12.2 Multi Node

$APPLTMP directory in R12.2 if placed in a shared location in a multi node environment the there are know complications in multi node cutover. So best to leave it under INST top for each node.

EBS 12.2 Too Many Invalid ?

Run EBS 12.2 Compliance Checker and resolve any violations.

Document 1531121.1, "Using the Online Patching Readiness Report in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2"

The consequences of failing to fix a violation depend on the type of violation. Objects that do not comply with Online Patching development standards may behave incorrectly or become invalid during or after online patching.

Some customers have synonyms from custom schemas pointing directly to the base tables. Don't (more...)

Happy New Year 2015

Wish every one a Happy New Year 2015.