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Oracle Financials and Oracle Procurement Functional Upgrade Guide: Release 11i to Release 12
Release 12.1
Part Number E13482-03
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Oracle iProcurement

This chapter covers the following topics:

Overview

Oracle iProcurement Release 12 gives catalog administrators the ability to make small and quick updates to catalog content online. The online authoring feature complements the existing batch upload process, which is optimized for large data upload. This release also gives more comprehensive and flexible rules for securing catalog content. Below is a description of the upgrade impact on the catalog management.

Catalog Agreement Management

Bulk-loaded items in iProcurement will be migrated to newly created Global Blanket Procurement Agreements (GBPA) based on their Supplier, Supplier Site, Currency, Operating Unit, and Contract Reference. From the iProcurement Catalog Administration responsibility, there will be a summary of all newly created GBPAs for bulk-loaded items. There will also be a data-exceptions report that lists all the exceptions that prevent migration of bulk-loaded content to new GBPAs. For more details on how to correct these exceptions, refer to the iProcurement Preupgrade steps in the Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade Guide: Release 11i to Release 12.

The following is a list of changes in Release 12 as a result of the catalog upgrade:

Content Security

The upgrade process will upgrade existing realms, stores, and catalogs to Release 12 stores and content zones in the following way:

The following notes refer to changes in behavior in Release 12 as a result of Content Security enhancements:

Refer to the Oracle iProcurement Implementation and Administration Guide for more details.