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EPM Patch Set Updates – May 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (May 2019).

The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required).

Hyperion Product  Link There were no posts this month.             Link

 

Oracle Smart View for Office  Link Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.900 is available Link

 

Note:

  • Some patches listed may have been released a few days outside of the stated month.
  • Be sure to review the related Readme files available per Patch Set Update.
  • For the latest Enterprise Performance Management Patch Set Updates visit Oracle Hyperion EPM Products [ Doc ID 1400559.1 ]

To view the patches released over previous months visit the earlier Blog posts:

Business Analytics Monthly Index – May 2019

 

Welcome to the Monthly Index for May 2019 The following provides quick links to recent Proactive Support Blog postings for OBI and Hyperion from the past month.

 

General Summary Business Analytics Monthly Index - April 2019 Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.900 is available

 

Business Intelligence (BI) Summary No posts this month

 

Business Intelligence (BI) Cloud Summary How to Check the Oracle Cloud Infrastruture (OCI) Service Health Dashboard and Subscribe to Status Notifications

 

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Summary EPM Patch Set Updates - April 2019

 

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud Summary Oracle Account Reconciliation Cloud (ARCS) - June 2019 Updates Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud (EDMCS) - June 2019 Updates Narrative Reporting (Previously EPRCS) - June 2019 Updates Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud (FCCS) - June 2019 Updates Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud (PBCS) - June 2019 Updates Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud (PCMCS) - June 2019 Updates Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) - June 2019 Updates How to Check the Oracle Cloud Infrastruture (OCI) Service Health Dashboard and Subscribe to Status Notifications What’s New and Coming in Financial Consolidation and Close Consolidation Best Practices with Financial Consolidation and Close (FCCS) How can I use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to create my LCM Snapshots for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud?

 

Advisor Webcasts There were no posts this month

Narrative Reporting (Previously EPRCS) – June 2019 Updates

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Narrative Reporting update:

Oracle Narrative Reporting June 2019   Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is Now Narrative Reporting.
  • Product Name changes are introduced in 19.06 as part of a new approach to structuring Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud business processes.
  • The new Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud provides end-to-end business processes to meet the requirements of most organizations and ensure a connected and agile experience across multiple business processes.
  • Starting in 19.06, Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is referred to as the Narrative Reporting business process. The functionality is unchanged. Narrative Reporting continues to provide a secure, process-driven approach for defining, authoring, reviewing and publishing financial and management report packages.

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Test environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 7,  2019. Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Production environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 21,  2019.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.

Announcements:

  • Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud is Now Narrative Reporting
  • New Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Services
  • New EPM Cloud URL
  • New Connection Type and Advanced Options for External Connections
  • Connections Interface Updates
  • Working with Butterfly Report Format
  • Report Package – Publish to Library
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • TLS 1.2 Support for Outbound EPM Cloud Emails

Upcoming Changes:

  • Removal of Instance Name from Predefined Role Names

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1)

Considerations:

  • Access Control
  • Management Reporting
  • Report Packages
  • Disclosure Management
  • Smart View
  • Only for Smart View for Office with Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus
 

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) – June 2019 Updates

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) update:

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) June 2019

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Test environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 7,  2019. Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Production environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 21,  2019.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.

Announcements:

  • New Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Services
  • New Version of EPM Automate
  • Script Available for Maintaining a Snapshot Library
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • Connections Interface Updates
  • Oracle Smart View for Mac OS and Browser-Based Deployment of Microsoft Excel
  • National and Regional Detailed Tax Losses and Credits
  • Rollover Process Includes Entity Hierarchies Outside FCCS_Total Geography
  • New EPM Cloud URL
  • TLS 1.2 Support for Outbound EPM Cloud Emails
  • Purge All Imported Data
  • Data Export to File

Upcoming Changes:

  • Removal of Instance Name from Predefined Role Names
  • EPM Cloud's New Look and Feel
  • Classic Dimension Editor
  • Connecting to Other Web Service Provider

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1).
 

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1

 

Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud (PCMCS) – June 2019 Updates

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud  (PCMCS) update:

Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud  (PCMCS) June 2019

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Test environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 7,  2019. Oracle will apply the latest monthly updates to your Production environments during the first daily maintenance that occurs at or after 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, June 21,  2019.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.

Announcements:

  • New Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Services
  • New EPM Cloud URL
  • New Version of EPM Automate
  • Removal of Support for Transport Layer Security Protocol 1.0 and 1.1
  • Data Export to File
  • Purge All Imported Data
  • Script Available for Maintaining a Snapshot Library
  • New Connection Type and Advanced Options for External Connections
  • TLS 1.2 Support for Outbound EPM Cloud Emails
  • Show or Hide Financial Reporting Annotations

Upcoming Changes:

  • Removal of Instance Name from Predefined Role Names
  • EPM Cloud's New Look and Feel

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1)
 

Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1