2016 – The year of the Oracle EPM/Hyperion Upgrade!

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, EPM System Installation and Configuration, New Releases, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM, Patching, Press Releases | No Comments

  2016 appears to be the year of the Upgrade!  There has been a common theme to many of the calls coming into iArch Solutions these past several months; How do I upgrade? How soon can you do it? How much will this cost me? Is your system running on the latest Oracle EPM software release 11.1.2.4?  Corporations no longer need to rely…

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How to use the Smart View Diagnostics tool

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, Smart View Errors, Tips and Tricks, Troubleshooting, Utilities | No Comments

The Smart View Diagnostic tool is an invaluable piece of your troubleshooting abilities.  It allows the end user the ability to easily gather the necessary technical information to assist in solving difficult Smart View issues which might arise.  Once the information is obtained, it can then be sent to Oracle Technical Support for further analysis and hopefully lead to quick response and solution….

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A simple problem that is hard to describe, but easy to fix.

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Problem: My Internet Explorer navigation windows open on top of each other! The links don’t cascade correctly! Why do my options open over each other? I don’t know how to describe this problem!! When logged into your workspace using Internet Explorer 9 or later, I sometimes encounter a problem where my second window link opens directly over my first. The hardest…

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Was your New Year’s Resolution to make sure your system is running smoothly?

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Was your New Year’s Resolution to make sure your EPM system is running smoothly? Take a look at the attached presentation from KScope15 for an under-the-hood look at assessing and analyzing the technical health and stability of your Oracle EPM/Hyperion system infrastructure. iArch Solutions expert consulting team presented a standing room only interactive session which provided real-world tips and techniques that you can…

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Internet Explorer’s low default time out setting for obtaining data from Essbase

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Ever get the “request timed out” error message and there is not anyone available to help you fix it?  Read below and find a step by step guide on how you can adjust your settings and not slow down your uptime. ERROR: Oracle Smart View for Office The request timed out. Contact your Smart View client system administrator to extend…

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Your path to your OPatch inventory

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Ever wonder what patches have already been applied to a given server or Oracle EPM/Hyperion environment? The opatch.bat lsinventory command is a good place to start to answer this question. Newer versions of the Oracle EPM System may not require any switches in order to run the OPatch lsinventory command, but in older versions they are likely needed. How to…

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Oracle Smart View Error 1935

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ISSUE: When attempting installation of Smart View 11.1.2.5.400 on 32-bit or 64-bit version of Microsoft Office 2013 the following error occurred while running it as a standard user: ERROR MESSAGE DETAILS: Oracle Smart View 32-bit for Office Error 1935. An Error occurred during the installation assembly component {9BAE13A2-E7AF-D6C3-A01F-C8B3B9A1E18E}. HRESULT: 0x80070005. OK SCREEN SHOTS: Oracle Smart View 32-bit for Office Oracle…

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KScope 15

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Attending KScope 15 this week? Stop by Tuesday 6/23 at 8:30am and listen in as we present as session on “How Healthy Is Your Oracle EPM/Hyperion System Environment? ( a.k.a. Is the Check-Engine Light On?) Join us for an under-the-hood look at assessing and analyzing the technical health and stability of your Oracle EPM/Hyperion system infrastructure. Through live demonstrations and discussions,…

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Another great EPM blog is now online!

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Check out this new technical Oracle Enterprise Performance Management/Hyperion blog, “Hacking Hyperion” by one of Oracle’s former most respected technical engineers.  Todd is a rock star in the EPM/Hyperion technical community!  I’m looking forward to reading his entries as often as he can post them!  Great job Todd and keep it up. http://hackinghyperion.blogspot.com  

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Oracle EPM 11.1.2.4 New Error Message Guides

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, EPM System Installation and Configuration, Error Messages, New Releases, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM | No Comments

   A Big Shout out to Torben Hein at Oracle for posting once again another absolutely essential blog entry on how to survive Oracle EPM/Hyperion troubleshooting dilemma in your Enterprise Performance Management deployments. Check out Torben’s post on the “New Error Message Guides in EPM 11.1.2.4” at the Business Analytics – Proactive Support page. https://blogs.oracle.com/proactivesupportEPM/entry/self_service_made_easy_new Thanks again Torben and team!

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