New features of Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.x:
- 12.1.x has 10gAS as Webserver, but R12.2.x has Weblogic as Websever, which provides application server and clustering capabilities.
- In R12.2.x, we have flexibility to chose either 11g or 12c database while installing.
- In R12.2.x, we have option to install E-Business Suite on Oracl RAC & ASM.
- To install R12.2.x, first we need to install R12.2.0 then upgrade it to respective R12.2.x version. We don’t have option to directly install 12.2.6.
File System Changes:
- R12.2.x has dual file system (RUN/PATCH) to reduce the patching downtime.
- A new “EBSenv.env” is introduced to select RUN/PATCH file system.
- To centrally maintain patches and Concurrent log/out files (mainly in multi-node architecture), new fs_ne top is introduced, which contains $PATCH_TOP and $APPLCSF/$APPLLOG and $APPLCSF/$APPLOUT (it should be a shared mount if it is multi-node environment)
- In R12.2.x, patches should be extracted in $PATCH_TOP itself.
- In R12.2.x, patching can only be done using “adop.” Please check adop options HERE.
- Instead of running adpreclone and adcfgclone one time in R12.1, we need to do it two times in R12.2.x to configure RUN and PATCH file system. Check cloning procedure HERE.
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