Creating a FreeForm App Using an Outline File or Snapshot

To continue creating a FreeForm app using an outline file or snapshot:

  1. Select the location of the source OTL file or the Essbase application snapshot:
    • Select Local to access the source OTL file or snapshot from the computer from which you are currently accessing Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud.

      For Import File, click Choose File and then select the source OTL file or snapshot.

    • Select Inbox to access the source OTL file or snapshot from your EPM Cloud environment.

      From Select One, select the source OTL file or snapshot.

  2. Click Next.
  3. Review application information and then click Create.

    When application creation is complete, EPM Cloud Home page is displayed.

  4. Make sure that errors were not reported during application creation.
    • Open the Jobs console by clicking Application, and then Jobs

    • Verify that the Create Database and Process Outline activities finished without errors. Correct any reported errors.

  5. Optional: If you created the application using an OTL file as the source, import application data. See Importing Data.

    If you used a snapshot as the application source, the application creation process automatically imports data.

  6. Create application users in identity domain and assign predefined roles as needed. See Managing Users and Roles in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.
  7. Set up access permissions as needed. See Setting Up Access Permissions.