Dell PowerEdge T20 Notes

Bought one of these for running various business services. Got it cheap with cashback for less than the CPU would cost in retail. The CPU and motherboard supports: VT-x: Hardware virtualization VT-d: Direct I/O virtualization vPro: Active management technology (AMT) Standard specifications: Intel Xeon E3-1225V3 Ram 4Gb 1Gb hard disk Additional components: Kingston 2x8Gb Ram […]

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ESXi Notes

Having previously worked with Oracle VirtualBox I thought this this would be an easy transition – but no way. ESXi feel much more like a enterprise ready product, with complexities at that level as well. Most of the things in here will be related to the CLI interface of ESXi version 6.5. It is work […]

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HP ProLiant MicroServer Notes

This server is getting a bit old now but still works well except for some minor problems I will start to record in here. Excessive disk I/O caused by audiodg.exe The Microserver does not have a soundcard when using Remote Desktop on Windows 10 it creates a Remote Audio driver . This remote Remote Audio […]

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Interface Strategy – a Functional Approach

Interfaces are mostly assumed being a technical exercise however been on the receiving end of that there is several shortcomings to this approach. When interfacing two systems the transactional flow can become quite complex in terms of functional interaction – an interaction, which is beyond what most technical people can contemplate. Just imagine how to […]

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Java with Internet Explorer 11 incompatible?

After upgrading to Windows 8.1 you will find it impossible to use Java with internet explorer. This is particularly bad for Oracle E-Business Suite that depends of the use of Java for its professional applications. Problem Identification You may get the warning: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper’ from ‘Sun Microsystems, Inc.’ isn’t compatible with Internet […]

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Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2

Being a non-DBA and non-developer it is not easy to install Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2. I did have to try a few times before succeeding but it is possible and hopefully now a bit easier with the guide. On the surface is looks straight forward but I would recommend to set aside a full week […]

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Upgrading Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.0 to R12.2.2

This is a sub-post to Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2. In general the patching process takes longer time than to install R12.2.0 so be sure to do plenty of cold-backups. Patch Directory For all patches; you need to download and unzip the patches in $PATCH_TOP: # . vis.sh # mv {zipfile} $PATCH_TOP # cd $PATCH_TOP […]

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Managing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2

This is a sub-post to Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2. After installing R12.2.0 you can start to manage the installation. There are a few things you need to be aware of and that will also come in handy for your R12.2.2 upgrade. Login Use the following URL: http://hpserver.kentw:8000 Or if you use localhost: http://localhost.localdomain:8000 Login: […]

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Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.0

This is a sub-post to Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2. There are two steps to this: R12.2 Staging R12.2.0 Installation R12.2 Staging Login as: oracle Download the following files from http://edelivery.oracle.com into directory /stage122: # mkdir /oracle/Stage122 # cd /oracle/Stage122 Use Firefox or similar to download: Name ZIP File Size Oracle Fusion Middleware Web Tier […]

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Installing Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.4

This is a sub-post to Installing Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2. These are instructions for non-DBA’s. I’m sure that there are smarter ways of doing this, but at least this is fairly simple and it works… Installing OEL 6.4 Name Part Number Size Oracle Linux Release 6 Update 4 for x86_64 (64 Bit) V37084-01 3.5G Burn […]

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