Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud business processes function the same irrespective of the Oracle Fusion Cloud EPM infrastructure in use. However, there are some differences between EPM Cloud operations in Classic and OCI environments.
Table 2-1 Differences between Classic and OCI environments
|Classic Functionality||Equivalent OCI Functionality|
|URL formats||URLs identify instance name, identity domain, EPM Cloud family, data
center region, and application context in the following
|URLs identify instance name, Cloud Account name, EPM Cloud family, data
center region, and an application context in the following
|User and Security Administration||Uses one of the following:
||Uses one of the following:
|Create a user||Uses:
|Create many users using a file||Uses:
|Remove a user account||Uses:
|Assign Identity Domain Administrator role||Use the Roles tab of My Services (Classic) Users page.||
|Assign predefined role||Use:
|Unassign predefined role||Use:
|Maintain identity domain credentials||In SSO-enabled configurations Identity Domain Administrators modify user accounts to maintain identity domain credentials for those users who need to access EPM Automate or REST APIs.||Automatically maintains EPM Cloud credentials for all users|
|Set up SSO||Uses SSO Configuration tab of My Services (Classic) Users page.||Use:
|Create Allowlist||Uses the Service Details screen of My Services (Classic).||Use setIPAllowlist and getIPAllowlist EPM Automate commands to setup and manage allowlist.|
|Consolidate identity domains||Self-service process.||Contact Oracle using a service request in the unlikely scenario where you use many identity domains.|
|View Business metrics||Available separately for each environment.
Click the name of an application in My Services (Classic), and then click Business Metrics.
|Business metrics from all environments within the current Oracle
Cloud Account is accessible from the Business
Click the name of an EPM application in My Services (OCI), and then click Business Metrics.
|View Instance Status and Uptime||Available separately for each environment.
Click the name of an application in My Services (Classic), and then click Overview.
|Status of all environments within the current Oracle Cloud Account is
accessible from the Status tab.
Click the name of an EPM application in My Services (OCI), and then click Status.
|Access documents (Bridge Letter, Breakglass Configuration, DR Evidence, HIPAA Attestation, ISO certificate, SOC-1, SOC-2, and so on)||Available separately for each environment.
Click the name of an active application in My Services (Classic), and then click Documents.
|Documents for all environments within the current Oracle Cloud
Account is are accessible from the Documents tab.
Click the name of an EPM application in My Services (OCI), and then click Documents.
|Audit and User Reports||Available through EPM Automate or REST API.||Use:
|Basic authentication (name and password) for REST APIs*||Uses user names in identitydomain.username format for authentication||Uses user name in username format (without identity domain) for authentication.|
|Retrieving data after service termination||Through SFTP account.||After termination, environments are available for 60 days to retrieve the last maintenance snapshot.|
|Account management||Available through My Account portal.||Available through Manage Account in My Services (OCI).|
|Restore backup snapshots||Requires a service request asking Oracle to copy the required backup snapshot to the environment, if available||Self-service operation using the listBackups and restoreBackup EPM Automate commands or corresponding REST APIs.|
|Generate execution plans for custom report queries within Account Reconciliation, Task Manager, Supplemental Data Manager, and Enterprise Journals||Not enabled by default. To enable this feature, contact Oracle using a a service request.||Enabled by default|
|* For detailed information, see Basic Authentication - for Classic and OCI (Gen 2) Environments in REST API for Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud|