Rooting Android was this Years Holiday Achivement

Tired of Android 2.3.6 , It was time for rooting my device and target was to get Android 4.4 KitKat. With very few ROMs available on the market for 4.4 it was really a good experience.

So here is what I did ; It may look (more...)

14 for 14

So all the cool kids are sharing their predictions for 2014.  While I'm not much of a prognosticator, I thought it would be fun to share my own thoughts on the upcoming year.  If nothing else, we can all have a good laugh in 12 months over how poorly my (more...)

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.3 is released

Oracle has announced release of Oracle e-business suite R12.2.3 through Steven Chan blog. Contents from Steven’s blog are: Instructions for downloading and applying the patch: Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.3 Readme (Note 1586214.1) What Does EBS 12.2.3 Include? This Release Update Pack (RUP) for (more...)

R12.2 Failure of server APACHE bridge

Failure of server APACHE bridge:


No backend server available for connection: timed out after 10 seconds or idempotent set to OFF or method not idempotent.

If there is an issue with the oacore managed server, meaning apache is not able to connect to the oacore managed server, you'll see this (more...)

R12.2 Apache and Weblogic log file locations

Apache Logs

$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/instances/*/diagnostics/logs/OHS/EBS_web_*/*log

OPMN Log
$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/instances/*/diagnostics/logs/OPMN/opmn/*

Weblogic Logs

$IAS_ORACLE_HOME/../wlserver_10.3/common/nodemanager $EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/oa*/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/forms*/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/servers/AdminServer/logs/*
$EBS_DOMAIN_HOME/sysman/log/*

Source: Oracle® E-Business Suite
Maintenance Guide
Release 12.2

Dear Readers Enjoy Reading with PacktPub with $5 eBook Bonanza

Dear Readers Enjoy Reading with PacktPub with $5 eBook Bonanza


Press release

Packt’s $5 eBook Bonanza is back! 

Following on from the success of last year’s festive offer, the publisher will be celebrating the holiday season with an even bigger $5 Bonanza.  

From December 19th, customers will be able (more...)

Quest Technology Series PeopleTools Presentation

If you are a Quest member and missed my PeopleTools Tips and Techniques presentation last week, you can watch the recording on Quest's site at http://www.questdirect.org/learn/2629061/.

An Interview with Jeff Robbins

At OpenWorld 2013, I had the opportunity to catch up with Jeff Robbins and ask him some questions about PeopleSoft's User Experience. You can watch the video here:

Watch more videos from Oracle's User Experience team on the oracleuseableapps YouTube channel.

R12.2 Configuration Management – Scenario on SyncContext

Configuration Management - Scenario on SyncContext 


In Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, some configurations are managed via AutoConfig, and some are managed natively via Fusion Middleware Control and WebLogic Server Administration Console. A new mechanism has been introduced to keep the context variables and the OHS configuration parameters (where (more...)

R12.2 Configuration Management – Scenario on adRegisterWLSListeners

R12.2 Configuration Management - Scenario on adRegisterWLSListeners

Some Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 configurations are managed via AutoConfig, and some are managed natively via Fusion Middleware Control or Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console.
The adRegisterWLSListeners tool has been introduced to perform synchronization of context variables with the associated (more...)

R12.2 Configuration Management – Using AutoConfig Tools for System Configuration


Using AutoConfig Tools for System Configuration
  • adautocfg.sh - This script is used for running AutoConfig.
  • adchkcfg.sh - This script may be run before running AutoConfig to review the changes on running AutoConfig.
  • admkappsutil.pl - This script is used while applying patches to the database tier. Running this (more...)

R12.2 Configuration Management – Using AutoConfig to Manage Oracle E-Business Suite Services

Using AutoConfig to Manage Oracle E-Business Suite Services

  • In previous Oracle E-Business Suite releases, the Applications services were categorized into service groups according to the type of service provided.
  • In Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, this concept has been extended by the introduction of additional services and service groups.
  • (more...)

R12.2 Oracle WebLogic Server Requirements and Usage

Oracle WebLogic Server Requirements and Usage



Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 requires WebLogic Server Basic.

This is a license-constrained version of WebLogic Server that is available in licenses for certain Oracle products.

WebLogic Server Basic is used in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 to support the following features:

R12.2 Configuration Management Tools

 R12.2 Highlights

  • This release is largely focused on providing new technology stack components, new configuration options, and new system management tools.
  • Supports for Online Patching.
  • Use of Oracle WebLogic Server instead of AutoConfig for many (but not all) of AutoConfig's previous functions.
  • Use of Oracle WebLogic Server instead of (more...)

Configuring VNC Server on Linux 6.3

This method applies to RHEL; let’s first install the VNC Server. Through yum command # yum install tigervnc-server Or Through RPM command First, locate and mount your RHEL 6.3 install media. [root@oraerp ~]# cd “/media/RHEL_6.3 x86_64 Disc 1/Packages” [root@oraerp Packages]# pwd /media/RHEL_6.3 x86_64 Disc 1/Packages   Install (more...)

Past Discoverer…And Beyond!

Apologies to all you Buzz Lightyear fans for the title...

If you pay any attention to the Oracle enterprise applications space, you’re likely aware of the fuss being raised over the impending demise of Oracle Discoverer.  Discoverer is a pretty nifty ad hoc reporting tool used for both enterprise (more...)

FS_CLONE Phase Scenario – R12.2 Online Patching Cycle

Scenario

You have noticed that the on the patch edition there are lot of patches applied. You did the cutover and now customer wants to begin the next patching cycle. Since there are lots of patches applied you decided to do file system cloning.





Before we start, the basic requirement (more...)

FS_CLONE Phase – R12.2 Online Patching Cycle

FS_CLONE Phase

  • It is a stand-alone command used for file system cloning.
  • Standard cloning (using adcfgclone.pl) cannot be used to synchronize the run and patch file systems.
  • This special phase must be run from the run file system, and cannot be specified with any other phase.
  • It should be (more...)

Abort Phase – R12.2 Online Patching Cycle

Abort Phase

If for some reason either the prepare or apply phase failed or gave problems, you can abort the patching cycle.
After running abort, you must always run a full cleanup 
adop phase=cleanup cleanup_mode=full
This will remove any columns that were added by the patch but are no longer (more...)

Cleanup Phase – R12.2 Online Patching Cycle

Cleanup Phase

Drops now-redundant columns and other objects which are not required after the cutover phase.
It is important that we do not omit the cleanup phase.
This step can be done after instance is released to Customer
The following actions are performed during cleanup: