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Controlling How %UpdateStats Collects Optimizer Statistics

I have written a number of entries on this blog about updating database statistics on tables during Application Engine processes.

Oracle 10g Statistics History Retention in PeopleSoft

I have been working on a system where many Application Engine programs are running throughout the day, and are frequently collecting Optimizer statistics with the %UpdateStats macro on many working storage tables. Concurrent calls to dbms_stats are typical.

There are two new behaviours in Oracle 10g RDBMS that can in extreme cases, in combination with a system that calls dbms_stats very frequently, create a significant performance overhead.

Removing Credentials from a Cloned EBS Database

During the post clone actions, changing the apps pasword went wrong. Because of that the applsys and apps password were not the same anymore. Trying to fix the problem using FNDCPASS was useless, FNDCPASS was not working anymore.We saw 'APP-FND-02704: Unable to alter user APPS to change password.' in the log file. After trying it again, 'APP-FND-02704: Unable to alter user APPLSYS to change

How to Clear Application Cache by Using Funcational Administrator Responsiblity

1- Navigate to Functional Administrator Responsibility
2- Choose the “ Core Services” Tab
3- Choose “Caching Framework”
4- Click on “Global Configuration”
5- Click on “Clear All Cache”
6- The Click on yes on the display which will appear.

Oracle Application Server 10.1.3 Associate OID with OC4J instance

In the EM console of the Oracle Application Server you can connect an OID to an OC4J instance by doing the following:

Click on an oc4j instance - Click on link Administration: Under security you will find Identity Management.

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You can associate an installed Oracle Internet Directory with this OC4J instance. You can then choose to use this Oracle Internet Directory for runtime authentication and authorization for deployed applications.

SAP’s SaaS No Panic Play

Since SAP VP John Wookey’s announcement on June 9th regarding SAP’s stepped-up SaaS strategy, there has been no shortage of speculation, misinformation and sensationalism in the news reporting on the why, what, how and when of SAP’s

Login Error with error message, Form-Based Authentication for Netpoint/Oblix/CoreId/Oracle Access Manager

When the login of Form-Based Authentication fails because the username/password combination is not correct. The default behavior is the serve the login html page.

But you want to give an error on this page. This can be achieved by putting an Redirection URL with an parameter in the link like this:
/login.jsp?LoginError=True

This should be done in the policy manager:
Default rules - Authentication Rule - Actions - Authentication Failure - Redirection URL.

Cleaning up the system – 11i and R12

Here is the small post which describes the potential placed where log files and trace files are present and can be cleaned up. This is requied when you want to free up space on the system.
Cleaning up R12 instance:
Following are the locations in applmgr side which you can check and clean up. Be careful while [...]

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