Interoperability Notes Oracle EBS 11i with Oracle Database 11gR2 (11.2.0.2) [ID 881505.

1] Modified 20-MAY-2011 Type WHITE PAPER Status PUBLISHED View Change log Interoperability Notes Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0) May 2011 This note is the master document describing the use of Oracle EBusiness Suite Release 11i with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.x), where x denotes the patch set level (currently 2). It may refer to related interoperbility notes, which you should review if they apply to your specific release of the Oracle Database. The most current version of this document is Note 881505.1 on My Oracle Support. Attention Interoperability notes of previous patch sets are available through the following links: 11.2.0.1 Interoperability Notes Attention Oracle E-Business Suite releases prior to 11.5.10 Consolidated Update patch 2 are not certified with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0). Check My Oracle Support to make sure that your platform and environment configuration are certified with Oracle Database 11g before performing any instruction in this document. Attention If you are going to use 11g Real Application Clusters (RAC) or Automatic Storage Management (ASM), see Using Oracle 11g Release 2 Real Application

1. so Windows users will need to substitute the appropriate syntax when accessing that directory.2.0) to the latest version of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11. However. you may need to modify some instructions slightly depending on your platform. This document contains the following sections: • Section 1: Upgrading an E-Business Suite 11i Database to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.1. Linux.2.2. and Windows platforms.0). Attention These notes apply to UNIX.0. Oracle Database 11g Release 1 (11.2. Section 3: Known Issues This section lists known issues with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i on Oracle Database 11g.0).2. Attention You can obtain the 11.Clusters with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i on My Oracle Support.2 patch set from patch 10098816 on My Oracle Support. • Section 1: Upgrading an E-Business Suite 11i Database to .0). Subsections: Before the Database Installation Database Installation Database Upgrade After the Database Upgrade • Section 2: Unsupported Products This section lists products that are currently not supported with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i on Oracle Database 11g.0) Instructions for upgrading an Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i database server and instance from Oracle9i Release 2 (9.0). For example. or earlier versions of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2. these notes typically use UNIX/Linux syntax when specifying a directory. Oracle 10g Release 2 (10.0). Oracle 10g Release 1 (10.

5.10 (8815204) Patch 5644137 If you are using Oracle iStore (IBE) Patch 6400762 o o o ATG Rollup Patch 6 Applicatio Apply patch 5903765. Applicatio If your patch set level is earlier than n patch set 18. See Upgrading Develope Patch r 6i set 18 . Oracle E.Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11. Make sure that direct upgrade is supported from your current release. Minimu Software m Tier Version Oracle Database Enterpris e Edition Details Database Read the "Determine the Upgrade Path" subsection in Chapter 2 of theOracle Database Upgrade Guide 11g Release 2 (11. Verify software versions The following software component versions must exist in your environment.11.5.10 Applicatio Apply Business CU2 n Suite o 11.5. Before the Database Installation: 1.0). apply the latest certified patch set.10 E-Business Suite Consolidated Update 2 11g Release 2 interoperability patch for 11. Also n apply patch 7456837.2).2.0) Follow the instructions in this section if you plan to upgrade the database server and instance to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.

3. This ensures that you have the right code level when running AutoConfig. apply patch 6815663. 9. If you plan to continue using Oracle Portal with Oracle E-Business Suite 11i. Also apply patch 9835302. Migrate to Oracle Portal 10g (conditional) Oracle Portal 3. 4. DirectX Attention The interoperability patch requires TXK RUP-U. You must run AutoConfig on both the database and application tiers. When performing the instructions implementing AutoConfig. then the existing Oracle Portal functionality must be migrated to Oracle Portal 10g to . apply TXK RUP-U (or a later version of TXK) then apply the interoperability patch before running AutoConfig.0b Windows On Windows. run the DirectX custome diagnostics tool DxDiag.9 is not certified with Oracle Database 11g. If you receive -Database a generic error opening the display tier adapter information. Daylight Saving changes Database See Complying with Daylight tier Saving Time (DST) and Time Zone Rule Changes in E-Business Suite on My Oracle Support for instructions. AutoConfi Latest Applicatio g version n with 9835302 Implement AutoConfig or upgrade to the latest version.0. Apply GL patch 6815663 (conditional) If the Applications tier is on the Windows platform. See Using AutoConfig to Manage System Configurations with Oracle Applications 11i on My Oracle Support for instructions.0b. use the Windows update tool to upgrade to DirectX 9.Developer 6i with Oracle Applications 11i on My Oracle Support.exe in rs ONLY c:\windows\system32.

You will be instructed to run AutoConfig on the application . replacing the current database listener.2. Read and follow instructions in Installing Oracle Applications Server 10g with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11ion My Oracle Support.0.9 should be removed only after the upgrade to Oracle Portal 10g.0.2. Oracle Portal 3.9 from E-Business Suite Release 11i on My Oracle Support. in order to ensure that any custom Portal data is successfully migrated. Attention Do not run AutoConfig on the application tier once the context file has been updated.9 and any dependencies from Oracle E-Business Suite by performing the steps in Remove Oracle Portal 3.0 Oracle home uses its own database listener for the database instance.0. Doing so will cut off the entire application tier from the database instance until after the upgrade is complete.ensure compatibility with Oracle Database 11g. You may remove Oracle Portal 3.0 configuration: Variable Name s_dbhost s_dbdomain s_db_serv_sid s_dbport Value New database hostname New database domain name New database SID New database listener port s_apps_jdbc_connect_descri NULL ptor 6. See Using AutoConfig to Manage System Configurations with Oracle Applications 11i on My Oracle Support for instructions on how to update and run the Context Editor. Update application tier context file with new database listener port number (conditional) The new 11. Use the Context Editor to update the following variables in the Applications context file on each application tier server node to reflect the 11. 5.

tier to configure the system for the new port number once the upgrade is finished and the new database listener is in use. In the Installation Types window. Database Installation: 5.2 software Log in to the database server node as the owner of the Oracle RDBMS file system and database instance. Read Chapters 1 and 2 of the Oracle Database Installation Guide 11g Release 2 (11. In the subsequent windows. Attention For HP Itanium and HP PA RISC platforms using the NFS file system. The 11g Oracle home (or any other binaries) must not include the forcedirectio mount option. 6. use the Product Languages button to select any languages other than American English that are used by your Applications database instance. Ensure that environment settings.0 Oracle home must be installed on the database server node in a different directory than the current Oracle home. are set for the new Oracle home you are about to create.2) for your platform.0 Oracle home The 11. 7. Perform all the steps in Chapter 4 of the Oracle Database Installation Guide 11g Release 2 (11. Perform any step that is relevant for your environment.2. The mount options of the disk containing the database files must include forcedirectio. Also read Chapter 1 and the "System Considerations and Requirements" section of Chapter 3 of the Oracle Database Upgrade Guide 11g Release 2 (11. Install Oracle Database 11g Products from the 11g .2. select the options not to upgrade an existing database and to install the database software only. choose a disk to install the 11g Oracle home separate from the database files. Make sure you thoroughly understand the installation and upgrade processes. Prepare to create the 11.2). Choose the Enterprise Edition installation type. and not for any existing Oracle homes on the database server node.0. Install the 11.2.2) for your platform. such as ORACLE_HOME.

Create nls/data/9idata directory On the database server node.pl script to create the $ORACLE_HOME/nls/data/9idata directory.0 Oracle home. apply patch 1 . After the installation. In the Installation Types window.2. run the $ORACLE_HOME/nls/data/old/cr9idata. 9. After creating the directory. as the owner of the Oracle RDBMS file system and database instance.2 RDBMS patches For UNIX/Linux platforms. The PATH environment variable includes $ORACLE_HOME/bin and the directory where the new perl executable is located (usually $ORACLE_HOME/perl/bin). Apply additional 11.Examples CD On the database server node. make sure that: o The ORACLE_HOME environment variable points to the new 11. apply RDBMS patches o o 10149223 10229719 For Windows platforms.0. perform the tasks in section 4. The LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable includes $ORACLE_HOME/lib. "Download Oracle Database Examples" in the Oracle Database Examples Installation Guide.32-bit. make sure that the ORA_NLS10 environment variable is set to the full path of the 9idata directory whenever you enable the 11g Oracle home. The PERL5LIB environment variable points to the directories where the new perl libraries are located (usually $ORACLE_HOME/perl/lib/[perl version] and $ORACLE_HOME/perl/lib/site_perl/[perl version]) o o o 8. . use the Product Languages button to select any languages other than American English that are used by your Applications database instance. 64-bit or a later patch set. as the owner of the Oracle RDBMS file system and database instance.2.

perform steps 1 to 6 of Part 2 of document 1091086.ENABLED$INDEXES (conditional) If the SYS.Shut down Applications server processes and database listener On each application tier server node. Note The Applications will be unavailable to users until all remaining tasks in this section are completed.enabled$indexes.SQL> drop table sys. use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and running the following command to drop it: 13. Attention Do not apply any of the patch special instructions. If so. shut down the Oracle Net or Net8 database listener in the old Oracle home. customers may choose to apply Database Patch Set Updates (PSU) on their Oracle E-Business Suite Database.Attention While not mandatory for the interoperability of Oracle E-Business Suite with the Oracle Database. Database Upgrade: 10. On the database tier server node. please see Document 1147107.1 ('Database Patch Set Update Overlay Patches Required for Use with PSUs and Oracle EBusiness Suite') on My Oracle Support for more information. 12. The scripts are run as part of the upgrade.Drop SYS. 14. Attention Make sure that you do not have the LOCAL_LISTENER initialization parameter set to ensure that the database does not inadvertently point to a non-existent listener during upgrade.ENABLED$INDEXES table exists.Disable Database Vault (conditional) If you have Database Vault installed. shut down all server processes or services.1 on My Oracle Support to .

16. that needs to be upgraded.Prepare to upgrade Read Chapter 2 of Oracle Database Upgrade Guide 11g Release 2 (11. Perform the steps from the "Run the Pre-Upgrade Information Tool" section to the "Upgrade the Database Using the Database Upgrade Assistant" section of chapter 3 and any step in chapter 4 that is relevant to your environment. note that Oracle E-Business Suite has only one statistics table.Modify initialization parameters Use the following sections in Note 216205.2). In Oracle Database 11g. the DMSYS schema is no longer used. The 11. Removing the DMSYS schema has no effect on the functioning of Data Mining.Upgrade the database instance The instructions for the database upgrade are outlined in Oracle Database Upgrade Guide 11g Release 2 (11.FND_STATTAB. If this warning is reported. 15. Attention (Windows only) Make sure that the Services applet window is closed on the database server node.ora settings) in Oracle Applications Release 11i on My Oracle Support as a guideline: . If you plan to change the PL/SQL compilation mode. it is recommended to drop the schema as per the Oracle Data Mining Administrator's Guide 11g Release 2 (11. Database Initialization Parameters (init.2 preupgrade tool has been extended to include a warning that the DMSYS schema should be dropped. You cannot remove the current database instance service during the upgrade if this window is open.2). APPLSYS.disable Database Vault. Take note of the section pertaining to the Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA). disable the compilation of objects. When upgrading all statistics tables. Set autoextend on for the SYSAUX tablespace. 17. The Data Mining option is installed in the SYS schema.1.2) Chapters 3 and 4. We recommend that you use 500 MB as the SYSAUX tablespace size.

this step is needed to prevent errors while performing installations.SQL> select comp_id from dba_registry where comp_id='AMD'. Note There are many ways to generate the parameter file (for example. upgrades. While not all EBS products use the OLAP schema. use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and run the following command: . then you do not have OLAP installed. 18. Follow the instructions in the Temporary Tablespace Setup section. 19. 22.ora parameter file). copying and updating an old init.Verify that OLAP is installed in your database by using SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and running the following command: 20. The interdependence of products and database objects in the Oracle E-Business Suite require that this step be performed. To install OLAP.o o Common database initialization parameters Release-specific database initialization parameters for 11gR2 Database initialization parameter sizing o If native compilation of PL/SQL code is disabled in your database instance. or patching of database objects. 21.SQL> connect / as sysdba. Ensure that the temporary tablespace is properly defined.If the query does not return AMD.Install OLAP Note Restricted use licences for OLAP are included with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition for the purposes of upgrading existing E-Business Suite databases. You are not confined to using the parameter files generated by the database upgrade assistant. ignore the initialization parameters that pertain to the native compilation of PL/SQL code.

and run drkorean.Run adgrants. Since AutoConfig has not yet been implemented.0 or previous releases.sql Copy $APPL_TOP/admin/adgrants.$ sqlplus "/ as sysdba" @$ORACLE_HOME/ctx/sample/script/drkorean.Start the new database listener (conditional) If the Oracle Net listener for the database instance in the new Oracle home has not been started. use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA.Natively compile PL/SQL code (optional) You can choose to run Oracle E-Business Suite 11i PL/SQL database objects in natively compiled mode with Oracle Database 11g.sql using the following command: 19.SQL> @$ORACLE_HOME/olap/admin/olap.2) for more information. Use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and run the script using the following command: 22.sql 20. See the "Compiling PL/SQL Program Units for Native Execution" section of Chapter 12 of Oracle Database PL/SQL Language Reference 11g Release 2 (11.sql for Windows) from the administration server node to the database server node. 11g Release 2 (11.23. After the Database Upgrade: 18. 21.Fix Korean lexers (conditional) If you upgraded from 10.2).$ sqlplus "/ as sysdba" @adgrants.ora and tnsnames.1.SQL> connect / as sysdba. Attention Set the TNS_ADMIN environment variable to the directory where you created your listener.ora files. See the Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide. you must start it now.sql) 23.sql (adgrants_nt.sql SYSAUX TEMP 25. start the listener with the lsnrctl executable (UNIX/Linux) or Services (Windows). [APPS schema name] Note . 24.sql (or adgrants_nt.

SQL> exec ctxsys. Use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as APPS and run the following command: $ sqlplus apps/[APPS password] SQL> exec fnd_conc_clone.sql require the APPLSYS schema name parameter to be passed instead of APPS. you must also run AutoConfig on each application tier server node to update the system with the new listener.sql from the administration server node to the database server node. 30.Grant create procedure privilege on CTXSYS Copy $AD_TOP/patch/115/sql/adctxprv.Verify the usage of adgrants. 31. or database name parameter on the database server. Older versions of adgrants. host.Deregister the current database server (conditional) If you plan to change the database port. Use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as APPS and run the script using the following command: 25. use the R12 version of the file.$ sqlplus "/ as sysdba" 29. If you are upgrading to R12.sql \ 26.Set CTXSYS parameter Use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and run the following command: 28.sql in the adgrants.ctx_adm. 24. [SYSTEM password] CTXSYS 27. SID. you must also update AutoConfig on the database tier and deregister the current database server node.set_parameter('file_access_role'. See Using AutoConfig to Manage System Configurations with .Implement and run AutoConfig Implement and run AutoConfig in the new Oracle home on the database server node.setup_clean. If the database listener of the new Oracle home is defined differently than the old Oracle home. 'public').$ sqlplus apps/[APPS password] @adctxprv.sql script.

Gather statistics for SYS schema Copy $APPL_TOP/admin/adstats.SQL> @adstats.Oracle Applications 11i on My Oracle Support for instructions on how to implement and run AutoConfig.SQL> select db_link from dba_db_links.2.SQL> shutdown normal. including the database and the listener. Use SQL*Plus to connect to the database as SYSDBA and use the following commands to restart the database in restricted mode.Re-create custom database links (conditional) If the Oracle Net listener in the 11. 36.$ sqlplus apps/[apps password] 42. Shut down all processes. Note that adstats. If you are upgrading to R12. . use the R12 version of the file. 38.sql has to be run in restricted mode. Note Make sure that you have at least 1.SQL> exit.sql. To check for the existence of database links. and restart them to load the new environment settings.SQL> shutdown normal.$ sqlplus "/ as sysdba" 34.0 Oracle home is defined differently than the one used by the old Oracle home.5 GB of free default temporary tablespace.sql from the administration server node to the database server node. and restart the database in normal mode: 33. run adstats. 35.sql 37.SQL> startup. 39. 40. you must re-create any custom self-referential database links that exist in the Applications database instance. use SQL*Plus on the database server node to connect to the Applications database instance as APPS and run the following query: 41.SQL> startup restrict. 32.

44. 46.Apply Oracle Human Resources (HRMS) patch 7721754 (conditional) If you are using Oracle HRMS. As a result. as well as the database instance itself.2 Oracle home. If you have custom self-referential database links in the database instance.2) contains new functionality for grants and synonyms compared to previous database releases. where [custom database link]. SQL> create database link [custom database link] connect to [user] identified by [password] using '(DESCRIPTION=(ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=TCP) (HOST=[hostname]) (PORT=[port number])) (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=[ORACLE_SID])))'. [hostname]. run AD Administration and select the "Recreate grants and synonyms for APPS schema" task from the Maintain Applications Database Objects menu. [user].Enable Database Vault (conditional) If you disabled Database Vault. as the owner of the Applications file system.The EDW_APPS_TO_WH and APPS_TO_APPS database links. enable it by performing step 7 of Part 2 of document 1091086.Re-create grants and synonyms Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11. 43. you must re-create the grants and synonyms in the APPS schema. . On the administration server node.1 on My Oracle Support. if they exist. 45. [port number]. [password]. need to be started in the 11. use the following commands to drop and re-create them: $ sqlplus apps/[apps password] SQL> drop database link [custom database link]. and [ORACLE_SID] reflect the new Oracle Net listener for the database instance. apply patch 7721754. Remember that the Oracle Net listener for the database instance.Restart Applications server processes (conditional) Restart all the Application tier server processes that you shut down previously. should have been updated with the new port number by AutoConfig in the previous step.

lang.NullPointerException' while using the DBMS_XMLQUERY package.bobj.InitMetadataException: No matched database version found in the init.ora settings for "Recommended/Mandatory Init.apps. Oracle Balance Scorecard Expert (BSC Expert).oam. Please review bug 8946396 on My Oracle Support for updated information on this issue. while accessing Database Init. 2. Section 2: Unsupported Products The following products are not supported with E-Business Suite 11i on Database 11g: 1.Users may return to the system. This issue is tracked under bug 8814854 on My Oracle Support. Oracle Demand Planning (ODP) 2.0'. Section 3: Known Issues The following are known issues with E-Business Suite 11i on Database 11g: 1. Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting (EPB) 3.ora Parameters" in System Configuration Overview page from Oracle Applications Manager.1. Customers may encounter: 'ORA-29532: Java call terminated by uncaught Java exception: java. Workaround for this issue is available under Note 833237. Oracle Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) 4.ora metadata for 11.database.fnd.2. . Products where this issue has occurred are Oracle Labor Distribution (OLD) and Oracle iRecruitment (IRC). Customers will see the error: 'oracle.0.1.

Customers upgrading from 9i may encounter the issue mentioned in Note 1225653.1 Added patch 8897784 Added AutoConfig patch 9835302. 2010 • • March 3. 2009 December 4. 2009 February 4. Change Log Date October 7. 2010 April 16. Removed AutoConfig patches 9320007 and 9494547 as they are included in TXK-U.2. Created section for information on certified platforms.1.2 Added attention statement regarding forcedirectio mount March 1. 2010 • • July 19. Added EBS patches 9320007. 2010 • • • May 25.3.0. 5644137 Listed 8405205 as only required for Linux and Linux x86-64 Listed Solaris SPARC 10 in list of certified platforms Added EBS patch 6400762 Removed table of certified platforms as it is now available in Support. 2010 • • .0. 2010 Description • First Posting • • • • • Modified references to OracleMetaLink to My Oracle Support. It is recommended to set SGA to less than 1G. Removed ADI from list of unsupported products Removed DBI from list of unsupported products Added AutoConfig patch 9494547 Added Windows instructions for Windows 32 and x64 certification on 11. 2010 • • November 15.2. Updated for 11.

Changed pre-upgrade adgentns. • • December 10. Added RDBMS patch 10229719. 2010 • • • February 24. Added 11.2 Windows 32-bit and x64 certification.option.1 regarding PSU patch list. Changed Database Examples reference from Section 3 to Section 4. Added ODP to list of unsupported products. 2011 • • • • • • Note 881505.pl step to post-upgrade fnd_conc_clone.sql.1 under known issues section. • Moved step to deregister Oracle home to "Database Upgrade" section Added steps related to Database Vault Added reference to 1147107. Added statement to remove DMSYS schema.2. Added reference to note 1225653.0. 2011 Related Products .1 by Oracle Applications Development Copyright 2009 Oracle Corporation Last updated: Thu May 19. Added ATG patch 7456837 requirement. Changed 6400762 to a conditional patch on iStore users. 2011 • • • May 19. Added Attention statement to unset LOCAL_LISTENER. Removed running of dminst. Changed Chapter 3 Oracle Database Installation Guide reference to Chapter 4.

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