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EM 13.4 : Support for Oracle E-Business Suite Enabled Databases in Fleet Maintenance (Doc ID 2726786.1)

Last updated on APRIL 07, 2021

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Fleet Maintenance is a centralized mechanism for Patching/Upgrading of Oracle Homes and maintain consistency. This document lists how to patch Oracle E-Business Suite databases using using Fleet Maintenance.

Oracle E-Business Suite Database

Oracle E-Business is an integrated set of business applications for automating customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) processes within organizations.

The database tier contains the Oracle database server that stores and manages all the data maintained by Oracle E-Business Suite.The database server communicates with the services and servers on the application tier, which mediate the communications between the database and the clients: there is no direct communication between the database and clients.

There are separate context files for the application and database tiers of an Oracle E-Business Suite system.

Applications Context File - The Applications context file,<INST_TOP>/appl/admin/<CONTEXT_NAME>.xml, is a repository for environment-specific details used by AutoConfig to configure the application tier. Information from this file is used to generate Oracle E-Business Suite configuration files and update relevant database profiles.

Database Context File - The database context file, <RDBMS_ORACLE_HOME>/appsutil/<CONTEXT_NAME>.xml, performs an equivalent role on the database tier. Information from this file is used to generate configuration files used on the database tier when AutoConfig is next execution.


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In this Document
 Step 1: Copy the appsutil folder from respective source oracle home to temporary directory.
 Step 2: Remove appsutlity folder from the new oracle home and copy appsutil from temporary directory to destination home.

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