20 October 2015

October 2015 Updates to AD and TXK for EBS 12.2

Oracle has announced the seventh set of critical updates to AD and TXK. If you are on Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, we strongly recommend that you apply both of these two newly-released patch collections at your earliest convenience:

Refer to the following My Oracle Support knowledge document for full installation instructions and associated tasks:
Applying the Latest AD and TXK Release Update Packs to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 (Doc ID 1617461.1)

What's new in these updates?

   •    New adop monitoring tool
    •   New adop 'validate' option
    •   Support for new Middle Tier EBS Technology Checker (MT-ETCC)
    •   Support for new EBS Installation Central Inventory
    •   Automation for changing Oracle WebLogic Server administration user password
    •   Oracle WebLogic Server performance enhancements
    •   New 'dualfs' option in standard cloning

What's changed in these updates?

    •   Enhanced adop console messages and prompts
    •   Simplified procedure for changing WLS Data Source
    •   Improved 'Delete Node' and 'Delete Managed Server' APIs
    •   Mandatory definitions of several context variables
    •   Various fixes for Oracle Database 12c
    •   Automatic execution of ETCC on database tier after cloning
    •   Various adop enhancements and fixes

Further information about these updates can be found here:

    •   Oracle E-Business Suite Applications DBA and Technology Stack Release Notes for R12.AD.C.Delta.7 and R12.TXK.C.Delta.7 (Doc ID 2033780.1.1)

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.5 Now Available

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.5 Now Available 

Oracle  has announced that Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.5 is now generally available

Instructions for downloading and applying this release update pack (RUP) for the EBS 12.2 codeline can be found here:
 As a consolidated suite-wide patchset, this RUP includes new features, statutory and regulatory updates, and enhancements for stability, performance, and security. 

Release 12.2.5 is cumulative. That means that as well as providing new updates for this release, it also includes updates that were originally made available as one-off patches for earlier 12.2 releases.
For a complete list of new features, refer to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.1 and 12.2 Release Content Documents (Doc ID 1302189.1)