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Re-Skin the Beast - Redesigning Oracle EBS for Users with User Interfaces that Work

Sponsored Content Oracle EBS is a great piece of software; it supports many business functions and is easy to tweak and change. Over the years, Oracle has provided multiple updates to the EBS user interface, from the original character-based telnet forms, GUI client / server forms then through to using Java and HTML forms. They've even provided som...
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Keep Up with Oracle EBS Development

On Friday, October 5, Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.2.8 and other updates that have been delivered this year. The announcement highlights Oracle's key areas of investment and enhancements to functional capabilities. For EBS customers, it's important to stay informed and up to date on product developme...
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Let's Talk Localizations

The CSC will provide updates on localizations via this blog. In the meantime, there are helpful resources on the Oracle website . The OAUG Customer Support Council participated in two sessions during COLLABORATE 18 concerning the issues and challenges that localizations present during the course of the E-Business Suite (EBS) life cycle. Also partic...
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In the broadest sense , the localization reports , since sometimes the companies requirements should also be included. So the repo... Read More
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Is Your Software Vulnerable to Cybercrime? (Part 2)

Introduction by: Kaberi Nayak and Vivek Puri OAUG Customer Support Council Chair and Co-Chair ​This is the second half of a two-part article from Oracle about securing enterprise software. Read part 1 in an earlier blog post .  The OAUG Customer Support Council meets regularly with employees and leaders from the Oracle Support organization to ...
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Is Your Software Vulnerable to Cybercrime? (Part 1)

Introduction by: Kaberi Nayak and Vivek Puri OAUG Customer Support Council Chair and Co-Chair The OAUG Customer Support Council meets regularly with employees and leaders from the Oracle Support organization to trade information – challenges or concerns our members share as wells as information and useful tools developed by Oracle Support. We're pl...
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​Advocacy Propelled by Your Feedback

Determining the interests, concerns and collective priorities of the Oracle Applications users community and relaying those points of view back to Oracle has always been an important part of the work we do. OAUG members have a powerful voice that influences innovation and the continuous improvement of Oracle products. Advocacy is propelled by your ...
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Oracle Functional Analyzers

"Oracle Analyzers can help customers identify solutions to known issues and help analysts resolve service requests (SRs) and bugs." Learn more about Oracle Analyzers with these exclusive OAUG member resources: Proactive Troubleshooting with Oracle Support Functional Analyzers ( OAUG Blog ). E-Business Suite Function Analyzer Special Interest Group ...
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EBS News from Oracle OpenWorld

During OpenWorld, I had the opportunity to speak with Oracle Senior Vice President of Applications Development, Oracle E-Business Suite, Cliff Godwin, in an exclusive Facebook Live interview. For me, this was truly a highlight of the week. For our community of EBS users, the recorded interview presents a lot of important information about many new ...
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The Future of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS)

Cliff Godwin, Oracle SVP EBS Product Development, has just released a new support timeline that announces Oracle's commitment to release subsequent versions to the EBS 12.2 with premier support being available AT LEAST to 2030. 

Great news for EBS customers who are interested in continuing to leverage their current EBS investment.

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Cindy Force
UPDATE: Oracle elaborates on this announcement in the July 2017 EBS Roadmap Update. Be sure to subscribe (below) to receive addit... Read More
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Manjula Sai
Great News for all in EBS.
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Ketan Shah
Hi All - Just a quick question. What happens when the premier support ends? I believe the extended/sustained support options are t... Read More
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Firefox Version 52 Blocks JRE and, thus, EBS Forms

Firefox's recent stable release channel version 52.0 update ends NPAPI plugin support for Java, Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Acrobat (Adobe Flash is not affected, however, no support end date for this plugin has been communicated). The impact for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) customers using Firefox is that even though they have the latest version of Java installed on their system, Firefox will not recognize and load the associated Java plugin. 

A morsel of good news for Firefox-EBS users is that a temporary workaround does exist for those who still want to utilize the Firefox browser.

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Joey Sirmons
Very useful. Thank you
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James_ Morrow
FYI: On 24 April, 2017, Steven Chan posted that Java Web Start is now supported on EBS R12.1 and R12.2. Java Web Start is (basi... Read More
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Thank you for making this issue so easy to understand and remediate! [b]... Read More
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Oracle Database Support Extension

Oracle Announces Continuation of Free Extended Support for the 11.2.0.4 Database Christine Hipp, Los Alamos National Laboratory If you have 11.2.0.4 Oracle databases that you were planning on purchasing extended support for, Oracle has just announced the continuation of the free extended support. The prior expiration date was May 2017, wh...
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Support Identifier Groups to the Rescue!

Do you have difficulty managing and tracking your SRs across multiple Customer Support Identifiers (CSI)? Support Identifier Groups allow customers to manage their interactions with Oracle Support in a new way. By using the groups, customers can save costs with: ​ Consolidated reporting.  Streamlined efficiencies.  Better control over int...
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On-Premises Customers Need A Strong Voice, Too!

President's Corner Welcome to the New Year! I am looking forward to serving you this year as the OAUG president and having the opportunity to talk with you each month through this forum. Please feel free to reach out and let me know what topics you would like to see discussed. Throughout much of last year, we were hearing that customers remaining w...
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A Year in Review from the OAUG Customer Support Council

Top stories in the OAUG Support in Focus newsletter from the OAUG Customer Support Council include:

 Year in Review. Access valuable information and resources, compliments of the OAUG Customer Support Council. Get Accredited. Enhance your knowledge and capabilities with best practices from Oracle product experts. Leverage Oracle's Proactive Support Resources.

The OAUG Support in Focus newsletter is published exclusively for OAUG members. Read December's newsletter. 

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COLLABORATE 17 Registration Opens Today!

Dive into a positive, collaborative atmosphere where you can candidly discuss your Oracle Applications implementations, upgrades and cloud opportunities. For one exciting week, the entire OAUG community comes together face to face to share and learn from actual experiences through sessions, panels and networking events. Gain new perspectives and see your work with new eyes! OAUG members enjoy the absolute lowest rates. Register today!

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E-Business Suite Security: Reference Documents and Available Resources

As a result of several conversations with Oracle during OAUG Customer Support Council calls early in 2016, Oracle developed E-Business Suite Security: Reference Documents and Available Resources (Doc ID 2149625.1) as a collection point for EBS security information.

OAUG Members can finish reading the article and find the reference documents in the September issue of the Support in Focus newsletter. Member login required.  

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Oracle Extends Premier Support Phase for EBS 12.1 Customers

"Our ongoing dialogue with the OAUG Customer Support Council and Board of Directors is invaluable in helping us understand and respond to the needs and concerns of our customers. The extension of Premier Support for EBS 12.1.3 through 2021 that we’re announcing today provides certainty for EBS 12.1.3 customers that they can rely on Premier Support for many years to come, so they can leverage their investments in EBS in whatever ways create the most value for their enterprises.” - Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President, Oracle E-Business Suite Development

OAUG members can read the entire annoucment in the July special edition of Support in Focus. Member login required. 

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