Are you scared of Oracle’s EPM/Hyperion patches?

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  Have you ever wondered if your Oracle EPM/Hyperion system is patched to date? Did you know that Oracle releases a collection of security fixes for their products called “Critical Patch Updates” on the Tuesday closest to the 17th day of January, April, July and October? Are you aware that Oracle Technical Support has the right to refuse assisting you on…

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Essbase Studio Deployment Workaround

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When recently trying to deploy Essbase Studio, I ran into an issue where it would not create the Windows service because the password for the Windows Services install account contained one or more unacceptable characters. Here are the steps I performed to work around this issue. Start by re-launching the Configuration tool on the Essbase server.  This time be sure to choose…

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Oracle Smart View Error After Applying Analytic Provider Services (APS) Patch

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, Error Messages, Essbase Errors, Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM, Patching, Smart View Errors, Tips and Tricks, Troubleshooting, Uncategorized | No Comments

After applying Analytics Provider Services Patch Set Update (PSU) we can no longer perform an adhoc analysis to an Essbase application.  The following error is thrown inside of Microsoft Excel with the Smart View add-in: Error: ————————— Oracle Smart View for Office ————————— com/essbase/services/olap/grid/EssGGridOption.setOptionSingleMbrPov(Ljava/lang/Boolean;)V ————————— OK ————————— Screen Shot of Error:   To confirm if there is an issue with the…

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