Critical Mass: Staying Secure in Today’s Digital World

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In case you missed it, this month’s edition of Oracle Critical Updates dropped, and it has updates pertaining to EPM.  In this case, it’s both Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Close Manager that are on the list: In the case of Planning, the verbiage relates to the application development framework used to build the product, which has a network vulnerability: The…

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Oracle Claus Delivers Presents Early

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Well, it’s finally here.  After a prolonged wait, we’ve finally got an upgrade to on-premise EPM 11.1.2.4.  Oracle dropped 11.2, the “last official on-premise release” on December 18, 2019. As all of the EPM blog writers and reviewers on-line scramble to provide you the “latest and greatest information” (i.e. their day old opinions), You can find loads of accurate information from the Oracle official blog here. With…

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iArch Solutions Announces Acquisition of FinWeb Solutions Consulting Practice

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iArch Solutions LLC, an Oracle Gold Partner specializing in Oracle Cloud solutions, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), and Business Intelligence (BI) announced today the acquisition of FinWeb Solutions Consulting Practice, a Microsoft Gold Partner consulting firm specializing in Enterprise Performance Managed (EPM) Infrastructure solutions. The acquisition of FinWeb Solutions Consulting Practice is part of iArch Solutions’ continued growth strategy to build…

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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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Project Warmth

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iArch Solutions is proud to be a sponsor for the 5th annual running of the Monroe 5K Trail Run/Walk on October 2, 2016.  iArch Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, specializes in Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence Infrastructure.  This is the second year in a row we have chosen this local charity to support.  All the proceeds from this race…

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Giving Back: iArch Solutions is a proud sponsor of the Masuk Robotics Team

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iArch Solutions LLC, a premier EPM Infrastructure Solutions company, is a proud sponsor of the Masuk Robotics team. The Masuk Robotics team is made up of 2 middle and 9 high school teams from Monroe, Connecticut.  This is the 8th season for the Robotics team, who work up to 12 hours a week outside of school on this endeavor. “The children are being challenged…

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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

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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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