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EBS Upgrade Recommendations Nov 2021

Here are our latest upgrade recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite updates and technology stack components. These quarterly recommendations are based upon the latest updates to Oracle’s product strategies, latest support timelines, and newly-certified releases

You can research these yourself using this MOS Note:

Note:  EBS 12.0 and 11.5.10 are in sustaining support.  No new patches are available.  You should upgrade to EBS 12.2.  Before upgrading to EBS 12.2, apply the minimum 12.0 patching baseline or the minimum 11i patching baseline

Upgrade Recommendations for August 2021

 EBS 12.2 EBS 12.1
Check your EBS support status and patching baseline

Apply the minimum 12.2 patching baseline
(EBS 12.2.3 + latest technology stack updates listed below)

In Premier Support to December 2032

Upgrade to EBS 12.2

Premier Support Ends December 2021

Market-Driven Support (MDS) for EBS 12.1 available beginning Jan 2022

Apply the minimum 12.1 patching baseline
(12.1.3 Family Packs for products in use + latest technology stack updates listed below)

Apply the latest EBS suite-wide RPC or RUP

12.2.11
Nov 2021

12.2.10
Sep 2020

12.1.3 RPC5
Aug 2016

Use the latest Rapid Install

StartCD 51
Feb 2016

StartCD 13
Aug 2011

Apply the latest EBS technology stack, tools, and libraries

AD/TXK Delta 13
Nov 2021

FND
Jul 2020

Web ADI RPC
Jan 2018

Report Manager Bundle 5
Nov 2018

EBS 12.2.10 OAF Bundle 3
May 2021

EBS 12.2.9 OAF Bundle 9
Jan 2021

EBS 12.2.7 OAF Bundle 13
Feb 2021

EBS 12.2.6 OAF Bundle 26
Feb 2021

EBS 12.2.5 OAF Update 24
Feb 2021

EBS 12.2.4 OAF Update 22
Feb 2021

ETCC
Nov 2021

Web Tier Utilities 11.1.1.9

Daylight Savings Time DSTv35
Aug 2020

Upgrade to JDK 7

Web ADI Bundle 5
Jan 2018

Report Manager Bundle 5
Jan 2018

FND
Jul 2020

OAF RUP 5
Jun 2016

JTT Update 4
Oct 2016

Daylight Savings Time DSTv35
Aug 2020

Upgrade to JDK 7

Apply the latest security updates

October  2021 Critical Patch Update

SHA-2 PKI Certificates

SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020

Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2

Sign JAR files

October  2021 Critical Patch Update

SHA-2 PKI Certificates

SHA-2 Update for Web ADI & Report Manager to Feb 2020

Migrate from SSL or TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2

Sign JAR files

Use the latest certified desktop components

Migrate to Java Web Start

Upgrade to IE 11

Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x  or ESR 68

Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus)

Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607)

Migrate to Java Web Start

Upgrade to IE 11

Upgrade to Firefox  ESR 78.x or ESR 68

Upgrade Office 2003 and Office 2007 to later Office versions (e.g. Office 2016 or Office 365 ProPlus)

Upgrade Windows XP and Vista and Win 10v1507 to later versions (e.g. Windows 10v1607)

Upgrade to the latest database

Database 19c (19.13)

Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022)

Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020

Database 19c (19.13)

Extended Support Fee Waived for EBS for 12.1.0.2 (July 2022)

Database 11.2.0.4 is in Sustaining Support as of Dec 2020

If you’re using Oracle Identity Management

Upgrade to Oracle Access Manager 12c

Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021

Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c or Oracle Unified Directory 12c

Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021

Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021

Upgrade to  Oracle Access Manager 12c

Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021

Upgrade to Oracle Internet Directory 12c

Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 is in Extended Support as of Dec 2020 through Dec 2021

If you’re using Oracle Discoverer

Migrate to Oracle
Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business
Intelligence Applications (OBIA)

Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017

Migrate to Oracle
Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Business
Intelligence Applications (OBIA)

Discoverer 11.1.1.7 is in Sustaining Support as of June 2017

If you’re using Oracle PortalMigrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12cMigrate to Oracle WebCenter Portal 12c

 

Source: https://blogs.oracle.com/ebstech/post/quarterly-ebs-upgrade-recommendations-november-2021-edition

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