How to enable Debug mode for Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) within for a WebLogic Managed Server

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As a professional Oracle Hyperion EPM infrastructure consultant we have sometimes been stumped by the misbehaving of the Oracle HTP Server (OHS) to WebLogic Managed Servers traffic proxying as deployed within the Oracle Hyperion EPM configuration at clients.  There are occasions in which we just can’t figure out why things aren’t “communicating” like they should.  So, from our little bag of tricks…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Tutorial Series: Creating an Oracle Cloud Free Tier Account

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Whether you’re a small business owner, a home-gown independent software developer, my middle school aged on trying to make his own Minecraft server, a college student needing a new term paper topic or the CIO of a global fortune 100 enterprise, Oracle has made it simple for you to explore the full feature set of their Gen-2 Cloud Infrastructure offerings.  As…

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Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cumulative Feature Overview

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Oracle has great tool to help you evaluate and compare different releases of Hyperion EPM. It covers releases back to 9.3.1 up to its newest release of 11.2.1.0.000. Using this tool, you will be able to see the products that continue to be available and the ones that have been discontinued. For those products that have not been discontinued the…

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Save The Date!

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Microsoft and Oracle have some critical end of life dates quickly approaching.  Any customers running on the platforms listed below should begin to prepare for these upcoming support changes.  Contact us today to discuss how these support policy changes might affect your mission critical Financial Close, Budgeting and Reporting systems. Microsoft product technology end of life dates: Microsoft Windows 2008 Server – January…

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What version of Oracle EPM/Hyperion am I running?

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When bad things happen and you have to start troubleshooting, it is important to know what version of software you are using.  Whether you or someone else is doing the work, knowing what version or even the patch level of your system, will be required.  Below we have listed a few programs and how to find their versions. Microsoft Excel…

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Financial Management (HFM) Performance Problems When Using SQL Server Database

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, Blogs We Love, EPM System Installation and Configuration, Hyperion Financial Management, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM, Pre-requisites, Tips and Tricks | No Comments

Is your Hyperion Financial Management System running “slow?”  That’s good, because now you have a chance to “catch it” and maybe speed it up!!  If you have more than one HFM application server running against a Microsoft SQL Server backend for your database, then please follow these steps to either fix the issue or confirm that this is not causing the…

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Oracle has released 11.1.2.4 Patch Set Updates!

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Over the last few weeks Oracle has announced the release of three Patch Set Updates for multiple products.  There was one for Oracle Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.006, one for Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.4.121 and one for Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4.010. iArch Solutions is offering you a FREE, no obligation (yes we said FREE) Patch Analysis of your mission critical Oracle EPM/Hyperion Financial System of…

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Are you scared of Oracle’s EPM/Hyperion patches?

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  Have you ever wondered if your Oracle EPM/Hyperion system is patched to date? Did you know that Oracle releases a collection of security fixes for their products called “Critical Patch Updates” on the Tuesday closest to the 17th day of January, April, July and October? Are you aware that Oracle Technical Support has the right to refuse assisting you on…

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Oracle Smart View Error After Applying Analytic Provider Services (APS) Patch

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, Error Messages, Essbase Errors, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM, Patching, Smart View Errors, Tips and Tricks, Troubleshooting, Uncategorized | No Comments

After applying Analytics Provider Services Patch Set Update (PSU) 11.1.2.4.006 we can no longer perform an adhoc analysis to an Essbase application.  The following error is thrown inside of Microsoft Excel with the Smart View add-in: Error: ————————— Oracle Smart View for Office ————————— com/essbase/services/olap/grid/EssGGridOption.setOptionSingleMbrPov(Ljava/lang/Boolean;)V ————————— OK ————————— Screen Shot of Error:   To confirm if there is an issue with the…

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