Recommended Patches for Oracle WebCenter Portal (Doc ID 1087226.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 11.1.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

WebCenter Bundle Patches

The goal of this document is to supply customers the recommended and most up to date patches for the Oracle WebCenter 11g product.

As part of Oracle’s overall commitment to full support and reliability of any released version of its software, Customers are expected to always implement the latest Bundle Patch in all environments Bundle Patches target product defects reported by our customers in their use of the version the patch has been created for.  Applying the bundle patch assures our customers that they do not have to find a “known issue” in their environment to benefit from a fix that has been implemented in another customer’s environment.  The Bundle Patch provides cumulative compilation of all such fixes.

While individual one off patches are not fully tested, the Bundle Patch go through rigorous Quality Assurance (QA) testing and provides the customer with a level of assurance that applying the bundle will not have any negative impacts. Bundle Patches for WebCenter Portal and other FMw products to be targeted to be uniformly available on specific dates (see below).

Release Dates

From July 2012, we 've started to release quarterly Bundle Patches for many of the FMW products, including WebCenter Portal. The schedule aligns with the Critical Patch Updates (CPUs) schedule, which is January, April, July and October. Hence the planned and release dates are as following:


 

 

Other Product Bundle Patches and/or one-offs

Oracle WebCenter 11g sits on top of ADF technology.

This means that customers using Oracle WebCenter Portal 11g, may benefit from ADF patches as well (into the oracle_common Oracle Home directory). This is the reason why they are referenced within this note.

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