20 October 2015

October 2015 Updates to AD and TXK for EBS 12.2

Oracle has announced the seventh set of critical updates to AD and TXK. If you are on Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, we strongly recommend that you apply both of these two newly-released patch collections at your earliest convenience:

Refer to the following My Oracle Support knowledge document for full installation instructions and associated tasks:
Applying the Latest AD and TXK Release Update Packs to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 (Doc ID 1617461.1)

What's new in these updates?

   •    New adop monitoring tool
    •   New adop 'validate' option
    •   Support for new Middle Tier EBS Technology Checker (MT-ETCC)
    •   Support for new EBS Installation Central Inventory
    •   Automation for changing Oracle WebLogic Server administration user password
    •   Oracle WebLogic Server performance enhancements
    •   New 'dualfs' option in standard cloning

What's changed in these updates?

    •   Enhanced adop console messages and prompts
    •   Simplified procedure for changing WLS Data Source
    •   Improved 'Delete Node' and 'Delete Managed Server' APIs
    •   Mandatory definitions of several context variables
    •   Various fixes for Oracle Database 12c
    •   Automatic execution of ETCC on database tier after cloning
    •   Various adop enhancements and fixes

Further information about these updates can be found here:

    •   Oracle E-Business Suite Applications DBA and Technology Stack Release Notes for R12.AD.C.Delta.7 and R12.TXK.C.Delta.7 (Doc ID 2033780.1.1)