Tag: OracleEBS

Slow Query in eBS AutoConfig with DB 19c

slow query

We recently completed a few e eBS R12.2 database upgrade installations and noticed an issue with a particular SQL running as part of the AutoConfig.       The query sql_id is 5da8tjzfafw6j and it looks like this (formatted): select…

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CVE-2022-21500 and Your Oracle E-Business Suite

CVE-2022-21500

Something  exciting happened a few days ago. It started with a tweet and a blog post, and has evolved into an official CVE-2022-21500. I thought it would be good to publish some details beyond the official MOS note document.  …

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CVE-2021-44228 and Your Oracle E-Business Suite/Fusion Middleware Systems

CVE-2022-21500

For many of us, the recent log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) became a severe headache this past weekend. I thought we’d publish a summary of some of our findings gathered so far. We’ll  keep it updated with news and details published by…

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Pythian’s New Single Sign-on (SSO) Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS)—Part One

Our mission at Pythian is to help you Love Your Data. Because security is a crucial part of managing your data, we’re pleased to tell you about the identity management (IdM) solution we’ve developed to make it easier for Oracle…

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Oracle E-Business Suite Database Upgrade to 19c

Oracle E-Business Suite has been certified with Oracle Database 19c for over a year now. We’ve been seeing an uptick in customer requests to upgrade their E-Business Suite (EBS) database to 19c. Multiple factors seem to be driving this increase,…

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Oracle E-Business Suite and 12cR1 database in Extended support – What to do?

If you are one of the folks who have already upgraded the production E-Business Suite database to 19c Certified, then you are a superhero and this post is not for you. The majority of us are still running the good…

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Creating a custom Oracle EBS preinstall RPM for RHEL7

Oracle, by default, ships preinstall RPMs only for Oracle Linux. Preinstall RPMs make the life of DBA very easy by taking care of installing full laundry lists of required prereq RPMs for Oracle E-Business Suite, as well as setting all required…

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Using LetsEncrypt Certs with Oracle E-Business suite

Enabling TLS/SSL is the first step of securing Oracle E-Business Suite, especially if you have internet facing DMZ nodes. TLS is what powers the Oracle EBS to use https URLs. LetsEncrypt makes this process easy. Let’s Encrypt is a certificate…

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Oracle E-Business Suite and Java Web Start. Finally!

Great things always happen overnight. That’s probably the case for European Oracle Apps DBAs in the same situation, like myself. This morning I read Steven Chan’s latest blog post about Java Web Start certification with Oracle E-Business Suite and its…

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Oracle E-business suite: virtual host names solution for R12.2

Vasu Balla, Oracle Apps DBA and Principal Consultant at Pythian, provides a solution to using virtual hostname successfully with Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.

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