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E-Business Suite Feed

Oracle E-Business Suite resources, news, and support articles.

Intro to Service Contracts Import Program

Before release of EBS 12.1 there was no supported way to import contracts into the EBS Service Contracts application - there were no public APIs nor contract load programs provided.  From release 12.1 onwards the 'Service Contracts Import Program' is provided to load service contracts into the application. This note explains the program architecture and details the interface table definitions.

Visit the iProcurement Item Analyzer

The iProcurement (IP) Item Analyzer is a great way to find out why items you expect to see in your iP Shopping page are not displaying.  This simple tool will perform multiple checks then provide clear instructions.  Below is a sample:

The analyzer also performs iProcurement health checks providing valuable recommendations on patching, invalids, profile options and more.

NetApp Plug-in for Oracle RMAN

Nice feature for Oracle dba's to handle the backups using NetApp technology.
Check this demo..

Installed Base Users - Fix Your IB Issues!

Back in March we told you about a new tool to help you identify and fix Install Base errors (E-Business CRM Install Base Analyzer is Now Available!). Customers and Oracle Analysts alike are finding this Analyzer extremely useful, so we just wanted to get the word out again.

How FA and GL Calendars Work Together in R12 Versus R11i

Both FA and GL have calendar setups.  How do these setups work together?  In R11i, Assets maps the calendar period to GL using an exact match of period name.  If your GL period is SEP-14 for September 2014 (as an example), then your FA September 2014 period has to be called SEP-14 as well.  Any variance, even Sep-14 rather than SEP-14, will cause the posting from Assets to GL to fail.  Then you have to log a Service Request (SR) to get that data mismatch fixed.

New In Oracle Teleservice: Raise Service Request Against Any Installed Instance

When raising a new Service Request in Oracle Teleservice, it was only possible to specify an install base instance that was owned by the customer on the service request.  Now, a new profile option 'Service: Restrict Installed Base by Customer' has been added to allow all instances to be visible and selected within the service request.

OM 12.1 Oct 14 Cumulative Patch Released!

ORDER MANAGEMENT 12.1 OCT 2014 CUMULATIVE PATCH 17785966 has been released!!The best way to stay ahead of data and program issues is to apply the latest cumulative patches (RUPs) at your first opportunity. You can review the current list of cumulative patches via Order Management Cumulative Patches for Releases:11.5.10, 12.0.4, and 12.1, Doc ID 453944.1.

Pricing Based on Secondary UOM

The term "catch weight product" refers to a class of product (typically food) that cannot be portioned to a predetermined quantity and hence is usually sold in packages of varying quantity. Ex: chicken, meat, flowers, oils, etc.,.
Oracle Order Management and Advanced Pricing support the catch weight functionality and provide the flexibility for the business to generate the invoice based on the secondary UOM.
Catch Weight Processing Benefits:

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