Save The Date!

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Microsoft and Oracle have some critical end of life dates quickly approaching.  Any customers running on the platforms listed below should begin to prepare for these upcoming support changes.  Contact us today to discuss how these support policy changes might affect your mission critical Financial Close, Budgeting and Reporting systems. Microsoft product technology end of life dates: Microsoft Windows 2008 Server – January…

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What version of Oracle EPM/Hyperion am I running?

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When bad things happen and you have to start troubleshooting, it is important to know what version of software you are using.  Whether you or someone else is doing the work, knowing what version or even the patch level of your system, will be required.  Below we have listed a few programs and how to find their versions. Microsoft Excel…

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Financial Management (HFM) Performance Problems When Using SQL Server Database

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Is your Hyperion Financial Management System running “slow?”  That’s good, because now you have a chance to “catch it” and maybe speed it up!!  If you have more than one HFM application server running against a Microsoft SQL Server backend for your database, then please follow these steps to either fix the issue or confirm that this is not causing the…

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Oracle has released 11.1.2.4 Patch Set Updates!

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Over the last few weeks Oracle has announced the release of three Patch Set Updates for multiple products.  There was one for Oracle Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.006, one for Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.4.121 and one for Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4.010. iArch Solutions is offering you a FREE, no obligation (yes we said FREE) Patch Analysis of your mission critical Oracle EPM/Hyperion Financial System of…

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

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After applying Analytics Provider Services Patch Set Update (PSU) 11.1.2.4.006 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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Got EPM questions? iArch Solutions has the answers!

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  Don’t you wish you had a more in-depth understanding of the Oracle EPM/Hyperion System infrastructure?   Have you ever wondered how all of this software actually works under the covers? Let us guide you in this effort.  iArch Solutions will come to you with our detailed and customized Knowledge Transfer session.  It is our goal to have your IT and Finance Departments on the same page…

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Your time is valuable!

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  It happens all the time.  You have a deadline looming and your Hyperion financial system starts to throw you error messages. Don’t you wish you had someone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to alleviate this headache? Look no further than your experts at iArch Solutions.  Our expert team of infrastructure engineers are here to be your go-to people for these…

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How To Create Microsoft Windows EPM/Hyperion Start and Stop Scripts

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People to tend to think that creating a master start/stop script, which can span multiple servers, is a difficult task.  Some Hyperion consulting firms out there even like to charge for such a beast.  They also try to convince you that you need to purchase their “specialized custom scripts” or “compiled start/stop programs” to do the job.  This just isn’t so!  Remember…

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Time for some Hyperion Spring Cleaning?

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  Well the first day of Spring has come and that means one thing, time for Spring cleaning! Not only do we need to do this in our personal lives, but professional too.  Now is the time to take a good look at your Hyperion Infrastructure and see if there are some potential problems brewing or maybe a way to…

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