What is some of the most important patch information you have learned about recently?
I was reading through some patch update information on Oracle’s site and saw this. We’ve discussed it before, but I think it’s important to communicate this periodically.
According to this document:
HFM 11.1.2.* premier support ends December 2020, though customers can purchase extended support on 184.108.40.206 through December 2021.
When you “read between the lines”, by combining the various documents, you will see that
- HFM releases prior to 220.127.116.11.206 will no longer get patched.
- HFM 18.104.22.168.702, which was released in April 2016, is no longer supported, nor are any releases prior to 22.214.171.124 supported.
- HFM 126.96.36.199.206, which was released in November 2017, will be patched (patch set exceptions will be created as needed) through November 2018. It is not known whether Oracle will release another PSU, such as .207, for HFM 188.8.131.52, but if they do, we should see it around the middle of 2018. Given that premier support ends in December 2020, it is likely we will see a few more PSUs on 184.108.40.206 in 2018 – 2019.
This link to Oracle Enterprise Performance Management 11g Grace Periods for Error Correction (Doc ID 1590676.1) reinforces what I said in terms of timing of the patches. Here is a screenshot for just Hyperion Financial Management:
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