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DoyouhavetheLatestPatchWizardPatch?ARUaccessprotocolrequiresPatchWizardpatch

FAQ:PATCHWIZARDFAQ(Note976688.2)

11iCustomersThereisan11.5.10ExtendedSupportPatchLevelVerification

PatchWizardDescription

Howitworks

AccessingthePatchWizardForms

InitialConfiguration

CreatingFilters

RegisteringFlaggedFiles(R12)

ExecutingCreateRecommendation

ExecutingCreateRecommendationchangesinR12

ReviewingtheRecommendations

PrerequisitePatches

ReviewingthePatchImpactAnalysis

ReviewingtheAggregateImpact

ReviewingtheAggregateImpactchangesinR12

AnalyzeSpecificPatches

ImportantchangeinR12.1.2

SchedulingtheRecommend/AnalyzeProcess

DownloadingPatches

TrainingandAdditionalResources

LoggingaServiceRequest

ChangeLog

References

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PleasereviewNote1267768.1andapplythelatestpatch(es)appropriatetoyourEBSversion(Release11i,Release12.0,
Release12.1,orReleaseR12.2)toensurecontinuedaccessbyPatchWizardtotheAutomatedReleaseUpdate(ARU)systemfor
downloadoftheInfobundleandpatches.
UsethisquickSQLquerytoverifyifyouhavethelatestPatchWizardPatchesapplied.

FAQ:PATCHWIZARDFAQ(Note976688.2)
PleasereviewNote976688.1forcommonpatchwizardquestionsandanswers.
AlsofindastepbystepguidetocreateaPatchWizardResponsibilityforEndUsersthatdoesnothaveaccesstoOAM,however

OracleApplicationsManager
InformationCenters

InformationCenter:Usingthe
EBusinessSuiteUtilities
Release[1377866.2]
InformationCenter:Patching
EBusinessSuiteUtilities(AD,
Clone,Autoconfig)
[1377810.2]

DocumentReferences

PatchWizard:Overviewand
Videos[1077813.1]
EBusinessSuiteDiagnostics
11iTestCatalog[179661.1]
HowtoFindEBusinessSuite
RecommendedPatches
[1400757.1]
OracleEBusinessSuite
Releases11iand12.x:
RequiredUpdatesforPatch
Wizard[1267768.1]
ExtendedSupportPatchLevel
VerificationinOracleE
BusinessSuiteRelease11.5.10
[1178133.1]

ItisrecommendedthatthisdocumentbereferencedinconjunctionwiththeR11i/R12documentationonPatchWizardfoundin
theAdditionalResourcessectionbelow.

DoyouhavetheLatestPatchWizardPatch?ARUaccessprotocolrequiresPatchWizardpatch

InformationCenter:E
BusinessSuiteUtilities
(Cloning,Autoconfig,
Patching)[1375925.2]

ThisdocumentexplainstheusageofthePatchWizardutilitytokeepyourEBusinesssuitesystemuptodatewiththelatest
recommendedpatches.

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TroubleshootingEBusiness
SuiteUtilities[1377828.2]

PURPOSE

ThistoolisavailableforEBusinessSuiteRelease11iandRelease12

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PUBLISHED
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26Sep2015

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AlsofindastepbystepguidetocreateaPatchWizardResponsibilityforEndUsersthatdoesnothaveaccesstoOAM,however
EndUsershavefull(orrestricted)accesstoreviewPatchWizardreports.
AdministratorscanrestrictdifferentaccessforEndUserswhenfollowingthissetupguide

11iCustomersThereisan11.5.10ExtendedSupportPatchLevelVerification
PatchWizardisabletocheckifyourinstancemeetstheminimumbaselinepatchrequirementsforextendedsupportonOracleE
BusinessSuite11.5.10.
Extendedsupportfor11.5.10beginsDecember1,2010(Note883202.1).
RefertoNote1178133.1fordetailsonthisfeatureincludingthepatchestoapply.Theenhancementprovidesanewpredefined
"Support"filtertoidentifytheminimumbaselinepatchesforallproducts,andallowsyoutoselectthenew"MinimumBaseline
Support"optionfortheproductfamiliesinyourcustomfilters.Theresultswillshowwhetherthepatchesareapplied/unapplied,
andifunapplied,willshowanimpactanalysisforthepatch.

Video:Ashort3minutevideotodemonstratethisenhancementisavailableinNote1077813.1.

PatchWizardDescription
PatchWizardisautilitythatcomesinstalledaspartoftheEBusinessSuiteproductsandcanbeaccessedviaOracleApplications
Manager.ThisutilitycomparesthepatchesyouhavealreadyappliedagainstalistofallrecommendedOracleEBusinessSuite
(EBS)patches.

RecommendedpatchescanincludehighprioritypatchesorpatchesthatupdateEBSproductstoanewcodelevel,suchas
ReleaseUpdatePacks(RUPs),ProductFamilyRUPs,andpreupgradepatches.

NotethatPatchWizardwillnotapplythepatchesbutwillenableyoutodoanimpactanalysispriortoapplyingthem.Patch
WizardisautilityforEBusinessSuitepatches,andnotforpatchesofthetechnologystackcomponents(RDBMS,Forms,etc).

Howitworks
PatchWizardisaninterfacethatallowsyoutosetyourPatchWizardexecutionpreferences,analyzeandcomparepatches
currentlyappliedinyourinstancetothepatchesincludedintheRecommendedPatchList,performanimpactanalysis,andeasily
downloadthepatchesyoudecidetoapply.

Whenconductingtheanalysis,thePatchWizardretrievescurrentpatchinformationdirectlyfromtheMyOracleSupport(formerly
Metalink),andcomparesthislistwiththepatchesyoualreadyhaveinstalledinyoursystem.Thefinalreportwillprovidean
outputofrecommendedEBSpatchesandnewcodelevelpatchesforyourversionandtheimpactofinstallingthem.Youcanalso
specifyotherpatchesforwhichyouwantPatchWizardtoperformanimpactanalysis.

AccessingthePatchWizardForms
1. LoginusingauserthathasSystemAdministratorPrivileges
2. SelecttheSystemAdministratorresponsibility
3. ChooseDashboardoptionunderOracleApplicationsManager.Alternatively,youcanchoosethePatchingandUtilities
optionundertheOAMmenu.
4. Fromthedropdownlistonthetoprightcorner,selectPatchWizard,andclicktheGobutton.

InitialConfiguration
Patchwizardrequiresaverysimpleinitialsetupthatisdescribedhere.
1. OnceinthePatchWizardmainform,thefirstsectionyouwillfindisthePatchWizardTasks,withfourtasks.Thefirsttask
inthelistiscalledPatchWizardPreferences.Clickontheiconacrossthistask.

2. SetthevalueforStagingDirectory.Thisistogoingtobetheworkingdirectoryforthisutility.PatchWizardwillusethe
pathdefinedhereastheworkarea.
3. SettheMyOracleSupport(MOS)credentials.ThecredentialsareneededsothatPatchWizardcanconnecttotheMOS
portaltoretrievethecurrentpatchinformation.
Tosetthecredentials,clickontheMetalinkCredentialslinkinthepreferencesform.Thiswillopenanewformtoentera
validSupportportaluser,passwordandemailaddress.IfyourserverusesproxyservertoconnecttotheInternet,enter
theproxyinformation.
*Bug9460674addressesarequesttoreplacereferencesto"Metalink"with"MyOracleSupport"inthePatchWizardUIs.

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WhatifmyserverdoesnothaveaccesstotheInternet?
IfyourserverdoesnothaveaccesstoInternet,oryoucannotenteryourcredentials,youstillhavetheoptiontodownload
thepatchinformationfile(calledInfobundlefile)manuallyrefertotheFAQMyserverdoesnothaveInternet
connection.CanIstillusePatchWizard?inNote976688.1.

4. Populatetherestoftheoptionsformerge,language/platform,anddisplayoptiondefaultsaccordingtoyourinstanceand
businessrequirements.(PatchWizarddoesnotautomaticallyidentifyandselecttheinstalledlanguagesandplatformof
yourinstance.)
*Newin12.1.2*
The"InUseProductsDefaults"sectionwasaddedtothepreferencesin12.1.2.Byselectingthisoptionyouwillgetpatch
recommendationsfortheproductsyouhaveselectedintheInUsecolumnontheCodelevelsSummarypage.Fordetails,referto
theOracleEBusinessSuitePatchingProceduresdocumentation.
Caution:IfyouusetheCodelevelsSummarypagetoupdateyourInUseproductslist,besureyoudonotuncheckanyproducts
thatareactiveinyoursystem,orarerequiredforsystemoperation.
Furtherclarificationofthisfeature/documentationiscurrentlybeingreviewedinBug9889503.

CreatingFilters
PatchWizardanalyzestwodifferenttypesofpatcheswithindesiredEBusinessSuiteproducts:
1. RecommendedPatches:ThesearepatchesthatfixissuesandhavebeenidentifiedashighprioritypatchesbyOracle.You
arestronglyrecommendedtoapplythem.
2. NewCodeLevels:Thesearepatchesthatdelivernewfunctionalityandbringtheproductcodetothelatestrelease.
PatchWizardallowsyoucreatefilterswhereyoucanselectwhatproductsandwhattypeofpatchesyouwanttoanalyze.The
systemcomeswiththreepredefinedfiltersbutyouhavetheoptiontocreateyourownfiltersaswell.Tocreatefiltersconduct
thefollowingactions:
1. UnderthePatchWizardTaskssection,selectthesecondtask,DefinePatchFilters.
2. ClickonCreateNewbutton.
3. Enteranameanddescriptionforthefilter.
Note:Ithasbeenreportedthatfilterswithsinglequotes/apostrophesinthenamecauseawarning"Nocheckboxwas
selectedinthePatchFilter"duringtheCreateRecommendationprocess.Asaresult,norecommendationsaremade.
Thesameerrorwasfoundwhenusingabackslash(\)inthefiltername.ItwasfoundthroughBug9460334that
thiscurrentlyalimitationduetotheimpactofthecodechangesrequired.Asaworkaround,pleasedefine
filternameswithoutsinglequotes/apostrophesandbackslahes.
4. Markthecheckboxesforoneormoreproductfamiliesyouwanttoincludeintheanalysis.Foreachproductfamily,you
canchoosetoanalyzeforrecommendedpatchesornewcodelevels,orboth.

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RegisteringFlaggedFiles(R12)
PriortorunningyourPatchWizardprocess,youcanregisteryourcustomizedfilesintheRegisterFlaggedFilestoolinOAM.This
istoallowPatchWizardtoindicatewhenapatchwilloverwriteacustomizedfile.
TheRegisterFlaggedFilestoolisaWebbasedutiliyinOracleApplicationsManager,whichcanbeaccessedfromtheOAM
PatchingandUtilitiesmenu.ChoosetheRegisterFlaggedFilesoptionfromthedropdownlistinthetoprighthandcorner.

Seethedocument"OracleApplicationsPatchingProcedures"forfurtherdetailsonthistoolandthestepstoregisteracustomized
file.
BelowisasampleextractofanimpactanalysissummarypageinPatchWizard,showingthatthereisoneflaggedfilethatwillbe
changedbythepatchthatwasanalyzed.Byclickingonthenumber,youcanseethedetailsofthefile.

ExecutingCreateRecommendation
*BeforethefirsttimeyourunaPatchWizardprocessinyourinstance,itisrecommendedthatyourunthe"Updatecurrentview
snapshot"process(under"Maintainsnapshotinformation")fromtheADAdministration(adadmin)menu.Followthe"Maintaining
SnapshotInformation"sectionintheEBSdocumentation"OracleApplicationsMaintenanceProcedures."
1. UnderPatchWizardTasks,selectthethirdtask,Recommend/AnalyzePatches.
2. IntheOptionssection,chooseCreateRecommendation.

3. OptionallymarkthecheckboxforUploadpatchinformationbundlebeforeanalyzingpatches.Thiswouldletpatchwizard
knowthatyouwanttodownloadthelatestversionofthepatchlist(Infobundlefile)availableinMyOracleSupport.Note
thatyoumustdownloadtheInfobundlefilethefirsttimeyouexecutethisprocess,ormanuallyputtheInfobundlefilein
thestagingdirectorypriortothefirstexecution.ThischeckboxdoesnotexistinR12(seethenextsection).

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thestagingdirectorypriortothefirstexecution.ThischeckboxdoesnotexistinR12(seethenextsection).
4. Onceyoulaunchtheprocesstoanalyzethepatchesinyoursystem,youneedtowaituntiltheprocesscompletes.To
checkthestatusoftheexecution,selecttheiconundertheJobStatuscolumninthePatchWizardTasks.
*NewinR11i*
ThelatestR11ioneoffpatch(seeNote1267768.1)introducesanadditionalcheckboxcalled"Createrecommendationwithout
analyzingindividualpatches."Usethisflagtocompletetheprocessfasterandseethelistofrecommendedpatcheswithout
thedetailsintheImpactbutton.Note,theimpactdetailswilldisplayforpatchesthatwereanalyzedbefore,andpatcheswithno
impactanalysiscanbeanalyzedonacasebycasebasis(using'AnalyzeSpecificPatches'),reducingunnecessaryprocessing
time.

ExecutingCreateRecommendationchangesinR12
InR12,theUploadpatchinformationbundlebeforeanalyzingpatchescheckboxdoesnotexist,andthelatestInfobundleis
alwaysdownloadedautomaticallywhensubmittingthecreaterecommendationprocessforafilter(giventheMyOracleSupport
credentialsareset).PleasealsoreviewthesectionReviewingtheAggregateImpactchangesinR12inthisdocumentfor
thefunctionofthecheckboxAnalyzeAggregatePatchImpact.

*Newin12.1.2*
12.1.2hasanadditionaloption"PatchrecommendationsforInUseproductsonly"whenrunningtheCreateRecommendation
process.Fordetails,pleaseseetheInitialConfigurationsectionofthisdocument.

ReviewingtheRecommendations
Aftertheexecutionoftheanalysisprocesscompletes,areportwillbedisplayedinthemainformofthePatchWizardutility,
undertheResultssection.Torefreshtheoutputandviewthelatestresults,clicktheGobuttonintheFilterCriteriasection,right
abovetheResultssection.Youcannarrowdowntheselectionbyenteringafilternameand/orcompletiondateifneeded.

R11i:Theresultssectiondisplaysthecompletedrequests
R12:Theresultssectiondisplaysthecompletedandinprogressrequests.

Oncetheresultsaredisplayedandcompleted,clickontheiconundertheDetailscolumntoviewthereport.
Afterclickingonthedetailsicon,youwillseethatthereportisdividedintotwosections:
1. Thetoparealistsalltherecommendedpatches
2. Thebottomarealistspatchesthatprovidenewcodelevelsontopoftheversionsyoucurrentlyhaveinyoursystem
R11i:Onlyunappliedpatchesaredisplayed.However,withPatch9803629,a"Status"columnwasintroduced,andwiththat,
unappliedpatchesaredisplayedaswell.SeeNote1178133.14.6ViewPatchStatusforthedescriptionofthestatuses
"Unapplied,""Missing,"and"Applied."
R12:Bothappliedandunappliedpatchesaredisplayed.AppliedpatcheshaveastatusofApplied,andunappliedpatcheshavea
statusofUnappliedorMissing.Unappliedmeansthattherearenoprerequisitecodelevelpatchesthathavenotbeenappliedyet.
Missingmeansthatthereareprerequisitecodelevelpatchesthathavenotbeenappliedyet.
Reviewthelistofrecommendations,andifyouwanttodoanimpactanalysisforanyofthepatches,clickontheiconunderthe
Impactcolumn,inthesamerowforthepatchinconcern.

PrerequisitePatches
PatchWizardidentifiesthehardprerequisitepatchesforthepatchesintheresultspage.Softprerequisites,whichmaybe
conditionallyrequiredbasedonyourinstanceorfunctionalityused,arenotlisted.

R11i:PatchWizardidentifiesthefirstlevelprerequisitepatchesthathavenotbeenapplied(TotalPreReqscolumn).
Prerequisitesofprerequisitesarenotlisted.However,ifanalysisofpatchAidentifiedpatchBasitsprerequisite,andnowyou
wanttoidentifytheprerequisitesforpatchB,youcanruntheAnalyzeSpecificPatchesprocess(seethesectionbelowonAnalyze
SpecificPatches)forpatchBandsoon,togodownthechainofprerequisitepatches.
R12:PatchWizardidentifiestheprerequisitecodelevelpatchesthathavenotbeenapplied(Prerequisitescolumn).Thisisdueto
thepatchprereqcheckingchangesinR12.Pleaserefertothe'HowhaspatchprereqcheckingimprovedinRelease12compared
toRelease11i?'intheGeneralInformationsectionofNote459156.1formoredetails.

ReviewingthePatchImpactAnalysis
AfterclickingtheImpactbuttonfortherecommendedpatch,youwillseethePatchImpactAnalysis,asseeninthescreenshot
below.Thisanalysisgivesyouanideaofhowthepatchapplicationwillimpactyourenvironment.Forexample,thisscreenshot
showsthatthepatch7555553containsatotalof2525fileshowever,theactualnumberoffilestobeinstalledonthesystemis
only59.Thereasonforthisdifferenceinfilenumbersisbecausemostofthefilesinthepatchhavealreadybeenappliedinthe
environmentwherethisanalysiswasconducted.
Thisreportprovidesdrilldownoptions,soyoucanreviewhowyoursystemwillbeimpactedifyoudecidetoapplythepatchin

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Thisreportprovidesdrilldownoptions,soyoucanreviewhowyoursystemwillbeimpactedifyoudecidetoapplythepatchin
detail.Forexample,youcanclickonthenumbernexttoExistingFilesChangedtoviewthefilename,thecurrentversionofthe
fileinyourinstance,andtheversionofthefiledeliveredinthepatch.

PleasenotethefollowingregardingtheIndirectImpactSummary:
UnchangedFilesAffectedshowsunchangedJSPfilesthatneedtoberecompiled.Therecompileoccursautomatically
duringadpatchanddoesnotneedtobedonebytheuser.
MenuNavigationTreesAffectedliststheresponsibiltiiesandmenunavigationpathsthatleadtopatchedFormsand
patchedorindirectlyaffectedJSPs.
DiagnosticsTeststoReRunisnolongerbeingusedandisplannedtoberemovedfromtheIndirectImpactSummary
pagein12.1.3perBug9329180.
TheObjectsAffectedcolumnseenwhenviewingadirectimpact(forexample,ExistingFilesChanged)showstheindirect
impactcausedbythatdirectlyimpactedfile.

ReviewingtheAggregateImpact
InR11i,clickingontheViewAggregateImpactlinkfromthePatchImpactAnalysispage(screenshotabove)displaysthe
combinedimpactofthepatchanditsprerequisitepatch(es).Notethatonlythefirstlevelprerequisitepatchesthatare
unapplied,ifany,areincludedinthisanalysisi.e.,prerequisitesofprerequisites,eveniftheyexist,arenotanalyzedaspartof
theaggregateimpact.
InR12,aggregateimpacttakesonadifferentdefinition.Thiswillbeexplainedinthenextsection.

ReviewingtheAggregateImpactchangesinR12
Asexplainedintheprevioussection,theViewAggregateImpactlinkinR11idisplaysthecombinedimpactofonepatchandits
prerequisitepatches(andnotprerequisitesofprerequisites).
InR12,aggregateimpactreferstotheimpactofmultiplepatches,anddoesnotincludetheirprerequisites.Thefollowingsteps
demonstratehowtheaggregateimpactanalysiscanberuninR12.
1. ChecktheAnalyzeAggregatePatchImpactflagwhenexecutingCreateRecommendation.

2. Oncetheprocesscompletes,checktheresults(RecommendedPatchesResults>Detailsbutton)andnoticethatthe
IncludedinAggregatePatchImpactcolumnisYesforalltheunapplied/missingpatches.(Theimpactofeachindividual
patchcanbeseenbyclickingontheImpactbuttonhere).

3. ToseetheaggregateimpactofallthepatchesfromthisrecommendationwiththeIncludedinAggregatePatchImpact
columnYes,clickonthepapericontotheleftoftheAggregateImpactbuttonatthetopofthepage.

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4. YoumaychoosetonotselecttheAnalyzeAggregatePatchImpactflaginstep1,astheflagisoptional.Intheresults
page,youcanchoosetorunanaggregateimpactanalysisofthepatchesthatyouselectmanually.Justmarkthecheckbox
totheleftofthepatchnumbersyouwanttogetacombinedaggregateimpactfor,andclickontheAggregateImpact
buttonasseenintheabovescreenshot(theactualbutton,notthehighlightedpapericon).Youcanalsooverridea
previousanalysisbyselectingadifferentsetofpatches.

AnalyzeSpecificPatches
TheAnalyzeSpecificPatchesoptionintheRecommend/AnalyzePatchesPageallowsyoutospecifyanypatch(es)forwhichyou
wanttorunapatchimpactanalysis.Oncesubmitted,theprocesscanbeviewedbyclickingtheJobStatusbuttoninthemain
page.Whencomplete,gototheResultssectioninthemainPatchWizardpagetofindtheresults(thespecifiedpatchnumbers
willbedisplayed)andclickontheDetailsicon.
Duringthisprocess,thespecifiedpatchesaredownloadedtothestagingdirectory.InR11i,theunappliedprerequisitepatches
aredownloadedaswell.IfMyOracleSupportcredentialsarenotsetinthepreferencesorthepatchisapasswordcontrolled
patch,thepatchneedstobeplacedinthestagingdirectorymanuallybeforerunningtheprocess.Ifyouareon12.1.2,seethe
belowsectionImportantchangeinR12.1.2.

*Youcannotspecifyamergedpatch.
*R12hasanoptionAnalyzeAggregatePatchImpactunderthePatchesbox.

ImportantchangeinR12.1.2
Afterpatch7651091(R12.ATG_PF.B.DELTA.2),whichispartoftheOracleEBusinessSuite12.1.2ReleaseUpdatePack(RUP2),
PatchWizarddownloadsallthe"ad"productpatchesintothe<stagingdirectory>/addirectoryandallthe"nonad"patchesinto
the<stagingdirectory>/nonaddirectory.Thesubdirectories"ad"and"nonad"areautomaticallycreatedunderthestaging
directoryifyouhavesetupyourMyOracleSupportcredentialsandpatchesaredownloadedautomatically.
IfyouaremanuallydownloadingthepatchesforPatchWizardtoanalyze,youmustmanuallycreatethesubdirectories"ad"and
"nonad"andplaceallthe"ad"productpatchesinthe<stagingdirectory>/addirectoryandallthe"nonad"patchesintothe
<stagingdirectory>/nonaddirectory.

SchedulingtheRecommend/AnalyzeProcess
TheRecommend/AnalyzePatchesPagecontainsaSchedulesection.Youcanenteradateandtimeinthissectiontorunthe
requestatalatertime.Thedefaultsettingistorunthejobimmediately.Youcanalsoscheduleautomaticrecurringrequestsby
enteringtheinformationintheRecurrencesection.

DownloadingPatches
Afteryoucompleteyouranalysisanddecidewhichpatchesyouwanttoapply,PatchWizardcanhelpyoutodownloadandmerge
themsoyoucanapplymultiplepatchesmorequickly.
Fromtherecommendationsreport,markallthepatchesyouwant,andclickonDownloadbutton.Thiswillopenanewform
whereyoucanselectadditionaldownloadoptions.
*R12hasanotheroptionDownload,AnalyzeandAggregatePatchImpact.

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Inthisform,youwillneedtodeterminetheplatformandlanguagesyouhaveinyoursystem,youcandecidewhetherornotto
mergetheselectedpatches,andifso,howyouwanttomergethem.Youcanalsoschedulethedownloadtobeexecutedata
differenttime.
Thepatcheswillbeplacedinthestagingdirectoryyoudefinedinthepreferences.PleaserefertotheImportantchangein
R12.1.2sectioninthisdocumentfordetailsonthe"ad"and"nonad"subdirectoriesinwhichpatchesaredownloadedafter
upgradingto12.1.2.

TrainingandAdditionalResources
FollowingisalistofadditionalresourceswithinformationyouwillbenefitfromwhileworkingwiththePatchWizardutility.

New:PatchWizardOverviewandVideosNote1077813.1(includesavideoonthe11.5.10Extended
Supportpatchlevelverificationenhancement)
PatchWizardFAQs:Note976688.1
HowtoFindEBusinessSuiteRecommendedPatches:Note1400757.1
OracleApplicationsPatchingProcedures
Release12.1
PartNo.E1214802
Section31
OracleApplicationsMaintenanceUtilities
Release11i(11.5.10.2)
PartNo.B1930001
Section517
OracleDiagnosticsCatalog.Release11iNote179661.1,Release12Note421245.1
Youlikedthis,butneedmore?CheckOracleApplicationChangeManagementpackinNote982302.1

LoggingaServiceRequest
PleaselogServiceReqeust(SR)forPatchWizardissuesundertheProductOracleApplicationManagerandtheProblem
CategoryApplicationManager(OAM)IssuesinMyOracleSupport.

ChangeLog
Date

Description

15Jan2015

AddedNote1633974.2tohelpfindEBSPatches&EBSTechStackPatches

26Jul2011

AddedtheRegisteringFlaggedFilessection

06Jul2011

AddeddescriptionabouttheR11i'Createrecommendationwithoutanalyzing
individualpatches'option.

11May2011

Duetoanadditionofaperformancepatch,removedreferencetopatch
10405353anddirectedreaderstogotoNote1178133.1forthe11iExtended
Supportfeature.

22Apr2011

Replaced11iextendedsupportfeaturepatch9803629withpatch10405353

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REFERENCES
BUG:9460334'NOCHECKBOXWASSELECTED'ERRORINPATCHWIZARDUSINGFILTERNAMEWITHQUOTES
NOTE:1077813.1PatchWizard:OverviewandVideos
NOTE:179661.1EBusinessSuiteDiagnostics11iTestCatalog
BUG:9889503WISHLIST:CLARIFICATIONNEEDEDONCODELEVELSSUMMARYFEATUREINPW
NOTE:1400757.1HowtoFindEBusinessSuiteRecommendedPatches
NOTE:1267768.1OracleEBusinessSuiteReleases11iand12.x:RequiredUpdatesforPatchWizard
NOTE:1178133.1ExtendedSupportPatchLevelVerificationinOracleEBusinessSuiteRelease11.5.10
BUG:9460674REMOVEREFERENCESTOR11IFEATURESANDMETALINKINR12PATCHWIZARD
NOTE:883202.1PatchRequirementsforSustainingSupportforOracleEBusinessSuiteRelease11.5.10
NOTE:421245.1EBusinessSuiteDiagnosticsReferencesforR12
NOTE:976688.1PatchWizardFAQ[Video]
NOTE:459156.1OracleEBusinessSuitePatchingFAQforRelease12
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