All posts by Atul Kumar

Install Oracle 11i (11.5.10.2) on Linux

In today’s post I will cover things you need to install Oracle Apps 11i (11.5.10.2) on Linux. Software 1. Software for Oracle 11i can be downloaded from edelivery.oracle.com(46 zip files) or you can order disks via metalink account. 2. Unzip these files and this should create five directory startCD, oraAppDB, oraApps, oraDB, oraiAS O. S. […]

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BIEE Installation on Linux (Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition)

In my previous post (related to BIEE) I explained overview of Business Intelligence (Siebel Analytics), here is quick overview of Installing Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition and various options available. Installation Type  ————————- You have two type of installation type Basic or Advanced Installation. Basic BIEE Installation Type : 1. Use this option if you don’t want SSO Integration. 2. […]

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Upgrade Oracle Applications to 11.5.10.2

Here is quick post on document/notes you should refer to upgrade your Oracle Applications to version 11.5.10.2  1. Upgrade of Oracle Application to 11.5.10.2 from previous release of 11i (11.5.5 to 11.5.9)  should be done by applying maintenance pack i.e. Patch # 3480000 and few other prereq. & post patch steps. Follow Metalink Note # 316365.1 2. Your […]

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Troubleshooting Oracle Portal SSO OHS Webcache OAS

Oracle Portal is part of Oracle Application Server which is part of Oracle Fusion Middle-ware product. In today’s post I am going to cover how to troubleshoot Oracle Portal Issues including Web Cache, Oracle HTTP Server or OC4J_Portal.  To know more about Oracle Application Server (OAS) visit  Installing Oracle Application Server 10g OAS Start/Stop 10g Oracle […]

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1Z0-233 Dump: Install Patch and Maintain Applications : AD

Here is list of few exam questions which you can encounter in 1Z0-233 Install, Patch and Maintain Oracle Applications specific to AD Utility. Question mentioned here are to test your knowledge w.r.t. Oracle Applications. These certification questions are developed by me to get better understanding of Oracle Applications and to focus on key points of apps […]

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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Overview

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (BIEE) consist of component which were earlier part of Siebel Analytics from siebel. Business Intelligence consists of two parts Infrastructure Component & Business Intelligence Applications. Business Intelligence Infrastructure consist of following components i)   Business Intelligence Server ii)  Business Intelligence Presentation Services iii) Business Intelligence Presentation SErvices Plug-in iv)  Business Intelligence […]

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Cloning : Difference in Oracle 11i and R12/12i

Cloning Principle ———————— 1. Cloning is creating replica of your source instance (prod,..) to target (test,dev..) so that patch level & data in target instance is same as source instance. 2. Overview of cloning steps 2.1 Ensure you are autoconfig enabled on both Application Tier & Database tier (This is for Rapid Clone) 2.2 Maintain […]

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Upgrade Oracle Applications to Release 12.0.2

Here is quick step to upgrade Oracle Applications from version 12.0.0 (Base Release) to 12.0.2 (Release 12 Roll-up 2) Things to Note for 12.0.2 upgrade 1. Oracle Applications 12.0.2 can only be upgraded from base release 12.0.0 or 12.0.1 , If you are on previous version of Oracle Applications (10.7, 11.0.3 or 11i) first upgrade it […]

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Access Oracle Apps R12 / 11i from Linux Client (Mozilla Firefox)

In Oracle Applications professional Users can access professional forms via Appletin web browser.  This Form Applet must run with in Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and Oracle bundles its own JVM as Oracle Jinitiator.  This Jinitiator is available only for Windows Client and for Unix/Linux you have to use Java Plug-In.     Till Oracle Apps 11i default JVM […]

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Upgrade Oracle Application Server 10.1.X to 10.1.2.2

I noticed on Steven Chan’s blog that Discoverer 10g 10.1.2.2 is now certified with E-Business Suite 11i & R12  so I decided to extend his post further with key points around 10.1.2.2 patchset and where to find documentation related to upgrade from 10.1.2.X to 10.1.2.2 Things you want to know about “Oracle Application Server and Oracle Developer Suite […]

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