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How to Update Java for Oracle Knowledge 8.6 Versions (Doc ID 2544875.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Knowledge - Version 8.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In 8.6 Java 1.7 and Java 1.8 are supported.  When changing the java version directory use these instructions.

For just changing the memory settings see this KM - How Do I Set the JVM Heap Memory for IM and Search Webapps? (Doc ID 1039442.1)

When using Java 1.7 above version 1.7_20 or Java 1.8 and using 4G of memory or more you need to specify the G1GC garbage collector.  Those instructions are here - How to Resolve GC Allocation Failure Messages (Doc ID 2396339.1)

The 8.6.3 OK patch is only certified for Java 8.

Please verify which versions of ODI and OBIEE version supports Java 1.8.


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