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Author: Dave Shay
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Poor Man’s DRM: EPMA Batch Automation

I recently stumbled upon a problem with the EPMA Batch Client, and logged an Oracle SR about it. Oracle issued a bug # for it (25113781). See the fix here.

Dave Shay | September 13, 2018

FDMEE Batch Wrapper

Recent case study of the solution for a customer who’s FDMEE data load automation stopped working.

Dave Shay | September 6, 2018

Blank Member Selection Window in Planning 11.1.2.4 & IE11?

A Planning administrator tried to create a new form and complained the Member Selection pop-up window was blank in IE11. Find out the fix here.

Dave Shay | August 29, 2018

LCM Backups, Windows 2012, and You

Find out why traditional relational database backups and routine disk backups are not sufficient to fully protect your EPM system from disaster.

Dave Shay | August 24, 2018

ASO, ESSCMDQ, and Essbase 11.1.2.4.015

If you automate EPMA’s command line batch utility to pump metadata updates into ASO Essbase cubes, you know about the ASO design flaw involving an internal dimension restructure counter that is capped at 255. Read the fix.

Dave Shay | August 10, 2018

Upgrading to Java 7 for EPM 11.1.2.4 – It Doesn’t Need to be Difficult

Because Oracle will not release any more patches for Java 6 after Extended Support expires, customers who want to achieve Java security compliance in 2019 and beyond must upgrade to Java 7 and upgrade your Hyperion deployment to EPM 11.1.2.4.

Dave Shay | July 9, 2018

SSL TLS 1.2, OHS 11.1.1.9, and… Calculation Manager?

Warning: OHS 11.1.1.9 and Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4 do not play well together! Find the fix in this blog post.

Dave Shay | June 29, 2018

Hyperion and SQL Server: Syncing Versions

Companies running Hyperion applications with SQL Server must decide which version of the software best meets their needs. Find out if your versions are compatible.

Dave Shay | May 24, 2018

Hyperion / Oracle EPM 11.1.2.4.900 Release Observations

Did you know Oracle released a new version of Hyperion? Read about EPM 11.1.2.4.900 – the pros and cons and what you need to be aware of.

Dave Shay | May 23, 2018

Why Upgrading Hyperion On-premises Is Harder Than You Think

Upgrading your Oracle Hyperion on-premises is a necessary but expensive and labor-intensive fix. Find out how much of your team’s time will go into upgrading.

Dave Shay | April 24, 2018
oracle epm, cloud

The Easy Button: Fixing Security Issues When Migrating EPBCS to Production

This blog post details how to migrate security assignments between Test and Production for one of Oracle’s EPM Cloud product offerings.

Dave Shay | September 12, 2017

Quiz: Which Instance is EPMAutomate Accessing?

This blog post details a quick solution to determine which EPM Cloud instance you are accessing along with a two-question quiz for practice.

Dave Shay | September 6, 2017

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