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Oracle HR and Payroll 'Patch Install' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 130369.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Human Resources - Version and later
Oracle Payroll - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To provide answers to several of the more frequently asked questions concerning Oracle HR and Payroll Patch Install process.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Where do I find a list of HCM Mandatory Family packs?
 Are there any 'special tips' for applying Mandatory Family packs, and HCM patches?
 Does the E-Business Suite application HR have to be installed in order to install the Payroll application?
 Is there a preferred order of applying family packs and mandatory patches after an install or upgrade?
 What utility is used to apply a patch?
 How is a failed patch restarted?
 What are the patch drivers contained in a patch?
Where are the patch logs written to?
 What are 'worker' logs?
 If a patch signals a failure and asks 'Do you want to skip the error and continue?', what should be done?
 The patch application is executing slowly, or is hanging. What can be done to improve performance?
 How to determine what Oracle HCM products are installed on the system, and if they are a full or shared install?
 What HCM patches should be applied in a Shared HR installation?
 Can a Full Install of Oracle HR/Payroll be reverted back to a Shared installation only?
 How to know if invalid objects exist after a patch has been applied?
 What are the HCM Post Install steps?
 When is the DataInstaller executed?
 How are Legislation's installed?
 How to run the Hrglobal.drv driver?
 How to find the latest version of Hrglobal.drv?
 On what server is the 'DataInstall' utility and Hrglobal.drv executed?
 Where to find information related to the Family packs?
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