R12.x Install/Patch/Maintain Oracle E-Business Suite

What you will learn:

This course will be applicable for customers who have implemented Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 or Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.

This course will be applicable for customers who have implemented Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 or Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. This course explains how to go about installing and maintaining an Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.x system. Both Standard and Express installation types are covered in detail. Maintenance topics include a detailed examination of the standard tools and utilities, and an in-depth look at patching an Oracle E-Business Suite system. After this course, students will be able to make informed decisions about how to install an Oracle E-Business Suite system that meets their specific requirements, and how to maintain the system afterwards. The extensive hands-on practices include performing an installation on a Linux system, navigating the file system to locate key files, running the standard maintenance tools and utilities, applying patches, and carrying out cloning operations.

Learn To:
• Install Oracle E-Business Suite
• Identify key files and their purposes
• Navigate the file system and database
• Run maintenance tools and utilities
• Apply patches
• Clone Oracle E-Business Suite
• Database Administrators
• Functional Implementer
• Database Designers
• Project Manager
• Support Engineer
• Technical Consultant
Course Objectives:
• Gain an overview of Oracle E-Business Suite
• Install Oracle E-Business Suite
• Describe Oracle E-Business Suite architecture
• Identify key files and their purposes
• Navigate the Oracle E-Business Suite file system
• Identify key features of the Oracle E-Business Suite database
• List advanced configuration options
• Run Oracle E-Business Suite maintenance utilities
• Apply patches to an Oracle E-Business Suite system
• Clone Oracle E-Business Suite
Course Topics:
Oracle E-Business Suite Overview
• Oracle E-Business Suite Home Page
• Oracle E-Business Suite Architecture
• Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack
• Installation Tools
• Oracle E-Business Suite Products

Preparing For Your Installation
• Overview of Rapid Install
• Supported Platforms and Environments
• Prerequisites and Preparatory Tasks
• Starting Rapid Install
• Obtaining Help

Performing an Installation
• Installation Types and Options
• Standard Installation
• Express Installation

Finishing Your Installation
• Required Post-Installation Steps
• Conditional Post-Installation Steps
• Administration and Maintenance Tasks

Oracle E-Business Suite Components
• Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack
• Desktop Tier
• Application Tier
• Database Tier
• Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Layer
• Oracle Applications DBA
• Oracle Application Object Library
• Oracle E-Business Suite Utilities

Environment Files, Control Scripts, and Languages
• Oracle E-Business Suite Environment Files
• Application Tier Service Control Scripts
• Character Sets
• Globalization Features
• Language Support

Oracle E-Business Suite File System
• File System Overview
• INST_TOP Directory Structure
• Database Tier File System
• Application Tier File System
• APPL_TOP Directory Structure
• Product Directories
• Technology Stack Directory
• Database Directories

Oracle E-Business Suite Database
• Database Overview
• Oracle E-Business Suite Database Objects and Schemas
• Implementing Multiple Organizations
• Reporting Currencies
• Monitoring Features
• Performance Features
• Scalability Features
• Database Tier Server Control Scripts

Advanced Configuration Options
• Shared Application Tier File System
• Load Balancing
• Network Features

Using the AD Utilities
• Overview
• Setting the Environment
• The AD Utilities
• Command Line Arguments and Flags
• AD Utilities Features and Prompts
• Parallel Processing Options and Distributed AD
• Log and Restart Files
• Maintenance Mode

AD Administration: Generate Applications Files Tasks
• Preliminary Tasks
• Prompts and Log Files
• Generate Applications Files Menu
• Generate Message Files
• Generate Form Files
• Generate Report Files
• Generate Product JAR Files

AD Administration: Maintain Applications Files Tasks
• Maintain Applications Files Menu
• Relink Applications Programs
• Copy Files to Destinations
• Convert Character Set
• Maintain Snapshot Information
• Checking for Missing Files
• Performing File System Tasks

AD Administration: Maintain Database Entities Tasks
• Maintain Database Entities Menu
• Validate APPS Schema
• Recreate Grants and Synonyms
• Maintain Multi-lingual Tables
• Check DUAL Table

AD Administration: Compile/Reload Database Entities Tasks
• Compile/Reload Database Entities Menu
• Compile APPS Schema
• Compile Menu Information
• Compiling Flexfield Data in AOL Tables
• Reloading JAR Files into Database

AD Administration: Non-Interactive Operation and Maintenance Mode
• Creating AD Administration Defaults File
• Running AD Administration in Non-Interactive Mode
• Using Maintenance Mode

Special Utilities
• AD Controller Overview
• Worker Status Flow
• Restarting an AD Utility
• Shutting Down Managers
• AD Relink Overview
• Running AD Relink

• AutoConfig Overview
• Context Files
• AutoConfig Tasks
• Running AutoConfig
• AutoConfig Log Files
• Rolling Back an AutoConfig Session
• Running AutoConfig in Test Mode
• Other AutoConfig Features

License Manager
• Introduction
• Accessing License Manager
• Registering Oracle E-Business Suite
• Registering Component Applications
• Registering Individual Products
• Registering Country-Specific Functionalities
• Registering Languages
• License Manager Reports

Reporting Utilities
• AD Configuration
• AD File Identification
• AD Job Timing Report

Configuration Utilities
• AD Splicer Overview
• AD Splicer Control Files
• Editing newprods.txt File
• Post-Splice Steps
• File Character Set Converter

Patching and the AutoPatch Process
• Patch Terminology and Components
• Downloading Patches
• AutoPatch Features
• Patch Wizard
• Running AutoPatch
• OAM Timing Reports
• Other Patching Topics
• Applied Patches Information

Cloning Oracle E-Business Suite
• Principles and Terminology
• Cloning Scenarios
• Prerequisite Steps
• Cloning Steps
• Finishing Tasks
• Refresh a Target System
• Clone a Multi-Node System
• Add a Node to an Existing System