19c Database with Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Known Issues & Solutions
(Doc ID 2662860.1)
Last updated on JULY 28, 2021
Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1] Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1] Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12.2 and later Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.2 and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
The purpose of this document is to present known issues and solutions for the 19c Database Upgrade with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS).
Important Information Regarding the Upgrade to Oracle Database 19c
When upgrading your Oracle E-Business Suite to Oracle Database 19c, your database will be converted to a multitenant architecture, which will consist of a Container Database (CDB) with a single Pluggable Database. Only multitenant architecture database are supported for Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Database 19c.
During the upgrade, you will also perform steps to migrate directories defined for PL/SQL File I/O to database directory objects. This requirement is due to the desupport in Oracle Database 19c of the UTL_FILE_DIR database initialization parameter.
Oracle 19c Database Release Update Information for Oracle E-Business Suite:
Oracle Database Release Update 19.3 as well as Release Update 19.5 and later are certified.
Oracle recommends that you upgrade to the latest Oracle Database Release Update that is certified with Oracle E-Business Suite. Applying the latest Release Update will ensure that you have the security-related fixes and high-priority non-security fixes. See My Oracle Support Knowledge Document 2285040.1, Release Update Introduction and FAQ, for more details.
You can upgrade directly from an earlier Oracle Database version to Oracle Database Release Update 19.3 or Release Update 19.6 or later.
You cannot upgrade directly to Oracle Database Release Update 19.5. You must first upgrade from your earlier Oracle Database version to Oracle Database 19.3, and then apply Oracle Database Release Update 19.5.
The E-Business Suite 19c Database Upgrade Analyzer is a self-service health-check script that reviews E-Business R12 19c Database Upgrade related data, analyzes current configurations and settings for the environment and provides feedback and recommendations on the progress of your 19c database upgrade and any potential missing or failed upgrade steps. Analyzers may also be used as data collection tools by Support Engineers. Your application data is not altered in any way when you run this analyzer.
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NOTE: Make sure to review Doc ID 2567105.1 which contains commonly asked questions and answers about using Oracle E-Business Suite with the multitenant architecture.
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