Preface

Intended Audience

Welcome to Release 21.1.1 of the Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager Guide.

This guide assumes you have a working knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite system administration.

If you have never used Oracle E-Business Suite, we suggest you attend one or more of the Oracle E-Business Suite training classes available through Oracle University.

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Structure

1  Introduction to Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager
2  Deploy Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
3  Set Up Your Tenancy to Host Oracle E-Business Suite Environments
4  Manage the Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager Virtual Machine
5  Create a Backup of an On-Premises Oracle E-Business Suite Instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
6  Create a Standby Environment on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure from an On-Premises Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Instance with Oracle Database Release 19c or 12.1.0.2
7  Access Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager
8  Configure Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager Features
9  Provision an Oracle E-Business Suite Instance
10  Discover an Oracle E-Business Suite Instance
11  Oracle E-Business Suite System Administration
12  Oracle E-Business Suite Lifecycle Management
13  Monitor Job Status
A  Tasks in the Extensibility Framework
B  Time Zone Support in Oracle E-Business Suite Cloud Manager

Related Information Sources

This book is included in the Oracle E-Business Suite Documentation Library.

Online Documentation

All Oracle E-Business Suite documentation is available online (HTML or PDF).

Related Guides

You should have the following related books on hand. Depending on the requirements of your particular installation, you may also need additional manuals or guides.

Oracle Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite Guide

This book is intended for database administrators and system administrators who are responsible for performing the tasks associated with maintaining an Oracle E-Business Suite system using the Oracle Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite.

Oracle Application Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite Metric Reference Manual

This book lists the target metrics for Oracle E-Business Suite that Oracle Enterprise Manager monitors.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Documentation

This documentation describes how to use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, a set of complementary cloud services that enable you to build and run a wide range of applications and services in a highly available hosted environment. In particular, see:

Oracle E-Business Suite Concepts

This book is intended for all those planning to deploy Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, or contemplating significant changes to a configuration. After describing the Oracle E-Business Suite architecture and technology stack, it focuses on strategic topics, giving a broad outline of the actions needed to achieve a particular goal, plus any installation and configuration choices that are available.

Oracle E-Business Suite CRM System Administrator's Guide

This manual describes how to implement the CRM Technology Foundation (JTT) and use its System Administrator Console.

Oracle E-Business Suite Installation Guide: Using Rapid Install

This book describes how to run Rapid Install to perform a fresh installation of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 or to replace selected technology stack executables in an existing instance.

Oracle E-Business Suite System Administrator's Guide Documentation Set

This documentation set provides planning and reference information for the Oracle E-Business Suite system administrator.

Oracle E-Business Suite User's Guide

This guide explains how to navigate products, enter and query data, and run concurrent requests by means of the user interfaces (UI) of Oracle E-Business Suite. It includes basic information on setting preferences and customizing the UI. An introduction to Oracle Enterprise Command Centers is also included. Lastly, this guide describes accessibility features and keyboard shortcuts for Oracle E-Business Suite.

Do Not Use Database Tools to Modify Oracle E-Business Suite Data

Oracle STRONGLY RECOMMENDS that you never use SQL*Plus, Oracle Data Browser, database triggers, or any other tool to modify Oracle E-Business Suite data unless otherwise instructed.

Oracle provides powerful tools you can use to create, store, change, retrieve, and maintain information in an Oracle database. But if you use Oracle tools such as SQL*Plus to modify Oracle E-Business Suite data, you risk destroying the integrity of your data and you lose the ability to audit changes to your data.

Because Oracle E-Business Suite tables are interrelated, any change you make using an Oracle E-Business Suite form can update many tables at once. But when you modify Oracle E-Business Suite data using anything other than Oracle E-Business Suite, you may change a row in one table without making corresponding changes in related tables. If your tables get out of synchronization with each other, you risk retrieving erroneous information and you risk unpredictable results throughout Oracle E-Business Suite.

When you use Oracle E-Business Suite to modify your data, Oracle E-Business Suite automatically checks that your changes are valid. Oracle E-Business Suite also keeps track of who changes information. If you enter information into database tables using database tools, you may store invalid information. You also lose the ability to track who has changed your information because SQL*Plus and other database tools do not keep a record of changes.