Oracle® Hyperion Shared Services



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Table of Contents:


Installation Information

Supported Platforms

Supported Languages

Defects Fixed in This Release

Known Issues

Documentation Updates

Documentation Feedback

Accessibility Considerations


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Installation Information

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Supported Platforms

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Supported Languages

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Defects Fixed in This Release

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  • 18064688––EPM System does not support SQL Server 2008 Cluster.

  • 18482611––Oracle Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle Hyperion EPM Architect cannot be accessed over Secure Socket Layer (SSL) in EPM System Release environment.

  • 18826287––Unable to send email at the completion of taskflow.

  • 17551289––In environments where SSL offloading is implemented, you are not able to browse Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis folder tree using Oracle Smart View for Office over the default HTTP port (80).

Shared Services

  • 18184326––Shared Services application deployment fails if EPM System is configured to use a SQL Server 2008 cluster as the database.

  • 18727579––A 404 error is thrown when users access the Shared Services URL (http://server:port/interop) in EPM System Release environments.

  • 18795110––Application group within Shared Services cannot be expanded if the group contains a large number of applications.

  • 19562569––Shared Services Administrators get the logged on user is not provisioned for this application error message when opening the Assign Access Control screen of Oracle Hyperion Shared Services Console to provision users with Financial Management roles.

  • 19598009/19635889––While provisioning users with roles from a Financial Management application, Shared Services lists the security classes of a different Financial Management application than the one selected by the user.

  • 19621764––Users who are not provisioned with Administrator role are able to access tasks that only Shared Services administrators can perform.

  • 17941897––Attempts to simultaneously execute several calculation scripts for 12 POVs, results in some scripts failing with the following error:

    java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01418: specified index does not exist

  • 19603750/19585161––Some reports are available to users who are not provisioned with Shared Services Administrator role.

  • 19432584––Running FCMPS3500.bat after applying Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management Release fails with the following exception:

    Logging configuration class "oracle.core.ojdl.logging.LoggingConfiguration" failed oracle.core.ojdl.logging.LoggingConfigurationException: ODL-52042: undefined property: ${EPM_ORACLE_INSTANCE}.

  • 19951765––When using Internet Explorer 8 to access the Oracle Hyperion Shared Services Console, you cannot move users from the Available Users list to Assigned Users list while editing group properties.

Lifecycle Management


  • 18381496––If the Max Errors Threshold value in Migration Options in Oracle Hyperion Shared Services is set to a value above 5000, import operations using Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Lifecycle Management fail with the following error:

    EPMLCM-13000: Service currently not available

  • 19440536––If Internet Explorer is set to use Portuguese Brazil (PT-BR) locale, the Migration Status report does not display content.

  • 16434199––A logging error can occur when an artifact change report attempts to write to an Oracle Essbase log file.


  • 19393524––Replace and Merge options are not available in Lifecycle Management to import Planning dimensions.

  • 17991704––Exported Oracle Hyperion Planning data form with a Japanese name does not display correctly.

  • 18094911––Null pointer exception is thrown after you edit an outline artifact.

Known Issues

The following are the noteworthy known issues of this release.

Shared Services

  • 20317851––Internet Explorer becomes unresponsive while entering special characters into Manage taskflow screen using a German keyboard.

  • 18641365––User is not correctly provisioned if you import the provisioning data of a user who was deleted from EPM System after exporting the provisioning data.


  • 20317851––Internet Explorer becomes unresponsive while entering special characters into Manage taskflow screen using a German keyboard.

  • 19456805––In multi-stage taskflows, clicking once does not allow the user to proceed to the desired stage.

  • Attempt to save a taskflow that uses HU as the application and Execute as the action fails with the following error:

    /interop/framework/workflow/saveTaskFlow] [SRC_CLASS:
    com.hyperion.ces.ui.SaveTaskFlow] [SRC_METHOD: execute] Error in Processing
    the TaskFlow XML Taskflow cannot be saved as the command defined in SEFILE
    does not exist in the Path 
  • 18726993––In deployments where a Oracle Hyperion Financial Management instance belongs to multiple clusters, taskflows created in a cluster fail to execute in other clusters.

Lifecycle Management

  • 20125759––Lifecycle Management exports the Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting job output even if the job export option is set to false <Options option="exportJobOutput" Value="false"/>.

  • 20049215––After a considerable period into a Planning application import process, Lifecycle Management fails and displays the Services currently not available error.

    Workaround: If application import is failing after 10 hours, increase your webs server timeout setting (default is 10 hours). For Oracle HTTP Server, you edit mod_wl_ohs.conf to change the value of timeout setting.

  • 19962812––Deployment Metadata export fails if the Oracle Essbase cluster name includes the underscore character (_).

  • 19474436––If the target application contains an outline, Lifecycle Management does not update the outline during incremental outline updates.

  • 19454862––Import of Account dimension fails with the following error:

    An error occurred importing artifact (Account).[[
    com.hyperion.planning.HspRuntimeException: LCM migration failed for the
    following reason - You cannot set Shared or Label Only Data Storage with a
    formula on member "Reimbursements Model"Shared Member IP_Days can not be
    added or updated. 
  • 19539548––Lifecycle Management command line utility does not allow runtime changing of application name.

  • 19210921/19079099––Lifecycle Management imports using the replace mode does not replace dimension.

  • 19181906––Folders that Lifecycle Management create under EPM_ORACLE_INSTANCE/diagnostics/logs/migration are not automatically deleted when the migration process ends.

  • 18748719––While importing security settings, Lifecycle Managementmay apply security setting to the wrong folder if another data form folder with an identical name is present in the Planning application.

  • 18531693––Lifecycle Management does not migrate provisioning data in Japanese localized environments.

  • 18389444––Lifecycle Management import/export operations do not update aliases in Oracle Hyperion Planning applications.

  • 16881461––Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Lifecycle Management does not copy multiple selections from the dimension while migrating taskflow from release to release

Documentation Updates

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Accessibility Considerations

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